Kurdish Officials Begin Counting Ballots In the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, security officials reported no attacks during Sunday's election. Rival Kurdish factions joined forces for the national election to make the Kurds a potentially powerful political force in future Iraqi politics.
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Kurdish Officials Begin Counting Ballots

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Kurdish Officials Begin Counting Ballots

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In the semi-autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq, security officials reported no attacks during Sunday's election. Rival Kurdish factions joined forces for the national election to make the Kurds a potentially powerful political force in future Iraqi politics.