Iraq recently held an election that is proving to be a test for its democracy. Losers of the elections have resorted to violence in an attempt to overturn the results of the vote. Cathrin Schaer had this information in Deutsche Welle. Here is an excerpt:
Over the past month, there has been an increase in political violence in Iraq again.
But, instead of the US bases or convoys that are often attacked, there were some less-usual targets. Last week, grenades were thrown at offices belonging to Sunni Muslim and Iraqi Kurdish political parties in Baghdad.
On Sunday, grenades were lobbed at two Kurdish-owned banks in the capital.
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