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    Iraq moves to blacklist 'Baathist' election candidates

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    Campaigning is underway in Iraq, ahead of next month's general election.
     
    But moves to blacklist hundreds of candidates with ties to Saddam Hussein's former Baathist regime are threatening to marr the balloting process.
     
    Zeina Awad reports.

    February 12 2010