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U.N. Representative: Iraqi Elections Appeared Fair, Transparent

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Expert: Iraq Neighbors Will Take Wait-and-See Attitude

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Boycott Efforts Successful in Many Sunni Areas

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Editor: Arabs Will Judge Election on Whether Iraq Regains Sovereignty

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Kurdish Officials Begin Counting Ballots

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Bush Hails News of Iraqi Election as a Success

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