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Kurds could decide Iraq election result

Iraq's Kurdish population, once terrorised by Saddam Hussein, may hold the key to the country's deadlocked election.

Iraqis voted in March, but with no party winning an outright majority, the country remains without a fixed government seven months later - a world record.

Kurds hold 57 seats, enough to determine the winner between the Sunni-backed Iraqiyya bloc and the Shiite State of Law coalition.

Jim Muir reports from Baghdad.

  • 12 Oct 2010
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