Iraqis chant anti-Baathist slogans at a protest in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010. Iraq's parliament meets as a legal panel rejects 26 appeals from candidates who have been banned from the March 7 ballot because of suspected ties to Saddam Hussein's Baathist regime. Meanwhile, protesters in Baghdad and Basra demand for the ban to remain with shouts and banners proclaiming "No no for Baath Party.
NABIL AL-JURANI, ASSOCIATED PRESS
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