Middle East

    • An elderly Iraqi woman shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote, Baghdad, April 30, 2014. 
    • A member of Iraq's Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) stands guard in front of a polling station in Baghdad, April 30, 2014.
    • Security forces search people outside a polling station in Habaniyah, near Fallujah, April 30, 2014.
    • Iraqi policemen stand guard near a polling station, Baghdad, April 30, 2014.
    • A group of men gesture with their ink-stained fingers after casting their ballots in the Iraqi parliamentary election, Najaf, ,April 30, 2014.
    • An Iraqi policeman inspects the site of a suicide attack at a polling center in Kirkuk, April 28, 2014.
    • Passengers in a taxi wave PUK (Patriotic Union of Kurdistan) flags, the party of President Jalal Talabani, before the country's parliamentary elections, Sulaimaniya, April 28, 2014.
    • A woman hails a taxi while standing under Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) campaign flags before Iraq's parliamentary elections, Sulaimaniya, April 28, 2014.
    • A detainee shows his inked finger after casting a vote at the polling center inside a prison in Irbil, April 28, 2014.
    • Observers for election candidates and their parties monitor the voting process as prisoners cast their ballots inside al-Rusafa prison during early voting for the parliamentary election, in Baghdad, April 28, 2014.
    • Kurdish security personnel display their ink-stained fingers after casting their votes at a polling station during early voting for the parliamentary election, Arbil, April 28, 2014.
    • Iraqi security forces stand in line to vote outside a polling center, Baghdad, April 28, 2014.

    Iraqis Vote in Parliamentary Election

    Published April 30, 2014


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