Iraq Certifies Shiite Election Win Iraq's electoral commission has certified the results of the Jan. 30 elections. The United Iraqi Alliance, dominated by Shiite Muslims, will hold a majority of the seats in the new parliament. The parliament now must elect a president and two vice presidents, who will in turn select a prime minister to head the government.
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Iraq Certifies Shiite Election Win

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Iraq Certifies Shiite Election Win

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Iraq Certifies Shiite Election Win

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Iraq's electoral commission has certified the results of the Jan. 30 elections. The United Iraqi Alliance, dominated by Shiite Muslims, will hold a majority of the seats in the new parliament. The parliament now must elect a president and two vice presidents, who will in turn select a prime minister to head the government.