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Iraqis Vote in Parliamentary Election

Iraqis are voting Wednesday in the country's first general elections since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011. Polls opened under tight security with voters choosing candidates for the 328-seat parliament. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is seeking a third term in his post, but the election comes as Iraq sees its worst violence since 2008. Data from the United Nations and local officials indicates at least 7,800 civilians were killed last year, with another 2,600 killed in the first...

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