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Iraq: The rocky road to democracy and stability

Since the US-led invasion in 2003, Iraq has been fighting to recover in an attempt to build a new future from the rubble of war and oppressive dictatorship. Deutsche Welle looks back at the events of the past year.

An Iraqi man on a bicycle covered with Iraqi flags displays his inked finger after casting his vote for the parliamentary election, in Najaf, Iraq, Sunday, March 7, 2010.

Iraq's new parliament has convened for the first time since the March 7 election. But negotiations over forming a government are expected to take many more weeks.

Since the US-led invasion in 2003, the country has been fighting to recover from years of violence and oppressive dictatorship and build a new future from the rubble of war. Deutsche Welle looks back at the events of the past year as Iraq continues to take stumbling steps towards peace and democracy.

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