Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Iraq Counts Votes After Parliamentary Election

Iraqi election officials are counting ballots Thursday after the country's first general elections since U.S. troops withdrew in 2011. More than 20 million people were eligible to take part in Wednesday's vote to select members of Iraq's 328-seat parliament. Despite the massive police turnout, and a vehicle ban in Baghdad, election-related violence left at least 12 dead across the country. Security officials reported roadside bombs and suicide blasts targeting voters and...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter