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Iraq reels in wake of political violence

Tension remains high in Iraq as leaders try to reassure the international community after dozens were killed.
A picture shows traffic back to normal outside the Ministry of Justice in Baghdad.

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government held its second session of a national dialogue among Iraqi political parties on Sept. 5, called for by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and attended by all political parties except Sadrists.

The dialogue did not produce a clear outcome. Attendees only agreed to form a technical committee to seek political solutions, but no timeline has been set for forming the committee.  

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