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United Iraqi Alliance wins Iraq polls

Last updated on: February 13, 2005 22:08 IST
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The United Iraqi Alliance has emerged victorious in the elections held in Iraq on January 30. The alliance has won over 48 percent of votes.

The alliance is expected to win 132 seats of the 275 in the National Assembly.

The results will be officially announced in three days.

The United Iraqi Alliance is Iraq's main Shiite group in the country. Shiites constitute about 60 percent of Iraq's population.

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