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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.Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said the high level of participation was a "slap in the face" to terrorism and those who wanted to disrupt the poll."I consider the turnout in the parliamentary elections to be a slap in more than one face of those who do not want Iraq to be prosperous. It is also a slap in the face of terrorists who wanted...

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