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Kurds vote for regional Parliament as Barzani draws battle lines in fight for Iraq presidency

  • Voters chose from more than 700 candidates to win 111 seats in autonomous Kurdistan’s Parliament, a year after a failed independence referendum to separate from Iraq
  • Under a 2005 gentlemen’s agreement between Iraq’s political forces, the position of president is among the posts held by the Kurds
By SUADAD AL-SALHY ·