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2005-12-15 08:59:04

By Aref Mohammed and Alister Bull KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurds voted alongside Sunni and Shi'ite Arabs, Turkmen and Christians in Kirkuk on Thursday, divided over the future of the disputed northern oil city, but sharing a hope for stability in postwar Iraq.

2005-12-15 05:46:33

By Luke Baker and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Only scattered insurgent attacks marred Iraq's election on Thursday as disgruntled Sunni Arabs joined the vote, determined to have more say in government.

2005-12-15 02:14:02

By Gideon Long BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A steady stream of Iraqi voters walked to polling sites nationwide on Thursday to elect their first full-term parliament since Saddam Hussein's overthrow, ignoring sporadic violence such as a mortar attack in Baghdad.

2005-12-15 00:01:37

By Gideon Long BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqis began voting on Thursday for their first four-year parliament since the fall of Saddam Hussein, with young and old walking to polling sites as a blast echoed across central Baghdad shortly after the start.

2005-12-12 04:47:34

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Special voting began in Iraq's hospitals and prisons on Monday, with security forces, detainees and the ill kicking off the country's first elections for a full-term parliament since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

2005-12-07 13:04:28

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen in police uniforms freed a suspected guerrilla from an Iraqi hospital on Wednesday, killing three guards and wounding five in the process, the head of security at the clinic in the northern city of Kirkuk said.

2005-11-10 02:09:18

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The brother of Iraq's parliamentary speaker Hajem al-Hassani has been abducted in the northern city of Kirkuk, police said on Thursday. They said Hatem al-Hassani was seized on Tuesday.

2005-10-23 12:43:48

By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least three car bombs and several roadside bombs hit U.S. and Iraqi security forces in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens more, Iraqi police said.

2005-10-23 12:42:33

By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least three car bombs and several roadside bombs hit U.S. and Iraqi security forces in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens more, Iraqi police said.

2005-10-23 09:02:38

By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least three car bombs and several roadside bombs hit U.S. and Iraqi security forces in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk on Sunday, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens more, Iraqi police said.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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