Iraq elections: Manual recount to begin on Tuesday

The recount of Iraq's disputed election has yet to begin, but in the interim, the mandate for the Council of Representatives - Iraq's legislature - has expired, triggering a constitutional crisis.

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    The mandate for Iraq's parliament has expired - with no new leadership confirmed.

    The country's still waiting for the results of a manual recount of suspect ballots from last month's election.

    That's due to get under way in some regions on Tuesday and will take about two weeks - leaving Iraq in political limbo.

    Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall explains.


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