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Iraqi Sunnis rally at slain protesters’ funerals

Reuters, Fallujah, Iraq

Kurdish parties, the Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc and even some rivals in al-Maliki’s own Shiite coalition tried unsuccessfully last year to trigger a vote of no confidence in the prime minister.

“This is an illegal law passed by al-Maliki’s opponents who fear facing him at ballot boxes,” said Ali al-Shallah, a lawmaker with al-Maliki’s alliance.

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