The first results from the election show the country is dividing between Shia, Sunni & Kurdish regions. Religious fundamentalists now have the upper hand. Islamic fundamentalist movements are more powerful in both the Sunni & Shia communities.
According to the Ministry of Public Works and Social Affairs, there has been a significant increase in cases of abuse against women, especially in the capital, Baghdad.
An analysis of the history and the strains within a small Iraqi and non-Iraqi women's association in the UK.
Avec la remise au Parlement irakien d'un projet de Constitution définitive, un acte supposé fondamental pour le pays s'est joué.
Iraqi secularists fear that religious hard-liners will gain strength, and rights may erode, from the draft constitution's endorsement of Islam.
So now we know what "noble cause" Cindy Sheehan's son died for in Iraq: Sharia.
This version is translated from the Arabic by the Associated Press.
Iraq's draft constitution was finalized on Sunday and will be sent to voters for a nationwide referendum to be held in six weeks.
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