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Gates says elections show Iraq's progress

Iraq: Election day

Al Qaeda in Iraq failed to deter parliamentary elections. Thirty-eight Iraqis were killed in mortar attacks and bombings, but the attacks did not keep Iraqis from the polls. Turnout was high. Security forces detained six wanted men in Saadiya, two terrorists in Tarmiyah, an al Qaeda cell leader in Arii, and a Naqshabandi cell leader in Kirkuk.

Iraq's election day

Iraqis defy intimidation to vote, attacks kill 36

Iraqis vote despite militant attacks that kill 24

Iraqi voter turnout solid despite blasts

Violence mars early hours of voting in Iraq

High turnout was recorded during the first day of out-of-country voting. Four Iranians were killed in a bombing in Najaf. Iraqi forces detained 10 al Qaeda in Iraq fighters in central and northern Iraq, eight in Diyala, and four more in Ramadi, an al Qaeda mufti in Khalis, and six wanted men in Basrah.

A child was killed in an IED blast in Hillah. Security forces detained 10 wanted men in Basrah and three gunmen in Sulaimaniya. A curfew has been imposed in Baghdad for the weekend to provide additional security for the election.

Iraq: election predictions

Charming and chilling: Osama bin Laden's bodyguard

Clashes in Iraq's north underscore fierce political rivalry among Kurds

Iraqis begin to vote

Suspicious and angry, Shiite cleric™s followers await Iraqi vote

Violence not markedly up in Iraq before March elections

Suicide bombers killed seven soldiers and seven policemen in attacks on polling stations in Baghdad. Security forces detained 10 al Qaeda fighters involved in the March 3 attack in Baqubah and four Islamic State of Iraq fighters in Kirkuk. Violence in Iraq has not increased significantly in the run-up to the March 7 parliamentary election.

Suicide attacks pick up as Iraqis begin voting

Over the past 24 hours, al Qaeda suicide bombers have struck at polling stations and police in Baghdad and Baqubah as preliminary voting for the national parliamentary election begins.

Suicide bombs before Iraq election shows Al Qaeda still active

Suicide bombers killed 30 Iraqis in coordinated attacks in Baqubah; four suspects in the attack have been arrested. Insurgents killed a soldier in Baghdad and a policeman in Mosul. Security forces detained 30 insurgents in Salahadin, 10 al Qaeda fighters in central and northern Iraq, and a Naqshabandiyah cell leader in Sulaymaniya.