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Dow names new GM for Saudi Arabia

The Dow Chemical Company has appointed Zuhair Allawi as general manager for the Dow Saudi Arabia Company.  Allawi previously held the role of senior commercial director in the Performance Materials Division, Dow Middle East & Afr

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Allawi to join govt if given ‘real power’

Former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said he will join a new Iraqi government led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki if the premier follows through on promises and makes him a genuine partner. Allawi's Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc won the grea

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Iraq parliament to meet, Al-Maliki may form govt

Iraq's parliament will meet on Monday to elect a speaker, the chamber said on Wednesday, a move that could break an eight-month political deadlock and see Nuri Al-Maliki reappointed as prime minister. Iraq has been without a permanent gove

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Iraqi panel orders vote recount in Baghdad

A panel on Monday ordered a recount of ballots cast in Baghdad in Iraq's March 7 election, raising the chance of a reversal in the results that gave a cross-sectarian group backed by minority Sunnis a slim lead. Electoral commissioner Hamd

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Allawi vows to honour oil contracts

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi said on Wednesday he would honour deals signed with global oil majors in recent months and would move quickly to pass a new hydrocarbons law if his bloc forms the government. But Allawi, whose cross-

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Allawi emerges winner, seeks coalition talks

Iraq election winner Iyad Allawi said on Saturday he was open to alliances with any faction and wanted quickly to form a government that would build strong relationships with its regional neighbors. Allawi's secular, cross-sectarian Ir

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Allawi takes most seats in Iraq vote

Secularist challenger Iyad Allawi's coalition won the most seats in Iraq's election, according to preliminary results, but the tight race foreshadowed long, divisive talks to form a new government. The cross-sectarian Iraqiya bloc headed b

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Sadrists rise may shake Iraq power balance

Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has emerged as potential kingmaker in Iraq's new government, threatening to alter the country's political landscape. Initial results from the March 7 parliamentary vote show the Iraqi national all

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