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2006-07-03 06:15:52

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's main Sunni political bloc boycotted parliament for a second straight day on Monday and said the walkout would last until a colleague was freed by gunmen who seized her in a Shiite area of Baghdad two days ago.

2006-07-01 03:20:40

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped a Sunni Arab lawmaker and seven of her bodyguards in Baghdad on Saturday, parliamentary sources said. Taiseer Najah al-Mashhadani is a member of the Iraqi Accordance Front, the largest parliamentary bloc of the Sunni minority community.

2006-02-23 08:57:58

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's main Sunni Muslim bloc pulled out on Thursday of negotiations for the formation of a new government, blaming the ruling Shi'ite alliance for sectarian violence that has killed dozens of Sunnis in the past 24 hours.

2006-01-22 13:44:41

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's biggest Sunni political bloc committed itself on Sunday to talks with Shi'ites and Kurds to form a government of national unity, but said its key demands, including changes to the constitution, must be met.

2006-01-20 07:45:44

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Final results of Iraq's December 15 election gave the Shi'ite Islamist Alliance 128 seats, 10 short of a majority in the 275-seat chamber, an Electoral Commission official told a news conference on Friday.

2006-01-20 07:38:03

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Final results of Iraq's December 15 election gave the Shi'ite Islamist Alliance 128 seats, 10 short of a majority in the 275-seat chamber, an Electoral Commission official told a news conference on Friday.

2006-01-13 10:49:26

By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Islamist Shi'ite Alliance bloc will fall short of retaining its parliamentary majority after last month's election, according to an almost final tally of seats in the chamber obtained by Reuters on Friday.

2005-12-27 15:13:15

By Shamal Aqrawi ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Leaders of the Shi'ite and Kurdish blocs that emerged triumphant in this month's Iraqi election agreed on Tuesday to push ahead with efforts to bring Sunni and other parties into a grand coalition government.

2005-12-27 15:59:02

By Shamal Aqrawi ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Leaders of the Shi'ite and Kurdish blocs that emerged triumphant in this month's Iraqi election agreed on Tuesday to push ahead with efforts to bring Sunni and other parties into a grand coalition government.

2005-12-22 11:33:03

By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Minority Sunni Arab and secular leaders pressed publicly on Thursday for Iraq's election to be rerun, but behind the scenes they were wrangling for shares in a likely coalition government with the triumphant Shi'ites.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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