FEATURE - In Iraqi election, tribal vote is precious


  • World
  • Saturday, 10 Dec 2005

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's rulers have long sought the loyalty of the country's influential Arab tribes, so politicians contesting elections are making plenty of promises to their leaders -- proud men like Adel Abbas. 

It is a tough sell. 

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