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Allawi leads Maliki for first time in Iraq count
By IBT Staff Reporter on 03/17/10 AT 7:35 AM
Former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi edged past Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday in results from Iraq's fragmented March 7 vote that may lead to months of political bargaining and create a risky power vacuum.