Iraq to hold manual recount of May election results

Iraq's Independent High Electoral Commission employee closes a ballot box at a polling station during the parliamentary election in Baghdad, Iraq May 12, 2018. REUTERS/Abdullah Dhiaa al-Deen/File Photo

BAGHDAD – Iraq’s parliament passed a law on Wednesday ordering a nationwide manual recount of votes in the May 12 parliamentary election, lawmakers said, a day after the prime minister said there had been serious violations. The move could hinder the delicate process of forming a new government, raising the prospect of further uncertainty in […]

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