Thursday, January 27, 2005

Jordan's King Abdullah II, while urging citizens in neighboring Iraq to vote in this weekend's elections, said he would introduce some limited democratic reforms in his kingdom. (AP)

Iran should stay out of Iraq's elections, President Bush said Wednesday on pan-Arab television. (AP)

Election Tensions in Kirkuk Could Spread (AP)

Iraq Conditions Make for Unusual Election. (AP)

Wealthy Iraqi families flee before elections. (XINHUA online)

The United Nations' top elections official, Carina Perelli, sharply criticized U.S. military forces in Iraq Wednesday for distributing material urging Iraqis to vote in the country's elections Sunday. (Washington Post) Story continues... Secretary-General Kofi Annan's spokesman, Fred Eckhard, said on Wednesday that UN electoral division chief Carina Perelli "misspoke" when she urged US soldiers to keep their involvement in elections down to a minimum. (Al Jazeera)

No comments: