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Saturday 12 May 2018 - 04:55

Iraq's first election since Islamic State

Story Code : 723940
  • A female security member casts her vote at a polling station two days before polls open to the public in a parliamentary election in Baghdad.

    A female security member casts her vote at a polling station two days before polls open to the public in a parliamentary election in Baghdad.

  • Iraqi security members arrive to cast their vote in Baghdad.

    Iraqi security members arrive to cast their vote in Baghdad.

  • A female security member shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote in Najaf.

    A female security member shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote in Najaf.

  • An Iraqi security member shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote in Baghdad.

    An Iraqi security member shows his ink-stained finger after casting his vote in Baghdad.

  • An Iraqi electoral commission official runs President Fouad Masoum and political leaders through a simulation of the voting process, ahead of the parliamentary election, in Baghdad.

    An Iraqi electoral commission official runs President Fouad Masoum and political leaders through a simulation of the voting process, ahead of the parliamentary election, in Baghdad.

  • Supporters of the Al Sairun Party, which is backed by the Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, hold a poster of Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, while attending a campaign rally in Baghdad.

    Supporters of the Al Sairun Party, which is backed by the Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, hold a poster of Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, while attending a campaign rally in Baghdad.

  • Vehicles drive under campaign posters in Erbil.

    Vehicles drive under campaign posters in Erbil.

  • Employees of Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission inspect voting materials at a warehouse in Basra. Picture taken May 3.

    Employees of Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission inspect voting materials at a warehouse in Basra. Picture taken May 3.

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