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<p>Iraqis are jumpy ahead of the elections&nbsp;- and with good reason too. Baghdad is&nbsp;already filled with blast walls and&nbsp;police seemingly every 50 metres.</p>

Last Modified: 5 Mar 2010 09:53

<p>Millions of Iraqis are preparing to head to the polls for national elections on March 7 - many hoping for stability after years of violence. Stay up-to-date here with the latest tweets on breaking news and more.</p>

Last Modified: 4 Mar 2010 14:26

<p>On the once-sealed Zeitoun street, in Baghdad&rsquo;s Mansour district, Iyad Allawi, the head of the opposition Iraqiya coalition, addressed one of the biggest gatherings in the run-up to the March 7 vote.</p>

Last Modified: 3 Mar 2010 20:06