An Iraqi voter has her biometric voting card checked with her fingerprint upon arriving at a poll station in the northern multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk on May 12, 2018, as the country votes in the first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State (IS) group. Polling stations opened at 7:00 am for the roughly 24.5 million registered voters to cast their ballots across the conflict-scarred nation. / AFP / Marwan IBRAHIM
An Iraqi voter has her biometric voting card checked with her fingerprint upon arriving at a poll station for the parliamentary elections in the northern multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk on May 12, 2018, M

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