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Baghdad- The 15 Sunni Arabs nominated to join a parliamentary committee drafting Iraq”s new constitution will officially join Wednesday, clearing the last hurdle in bringing the minority sect into the process, a senior legislator said.

The body was scheduled to welcome the new members Tuesday and they would officially begin their duties the following day, committee chairman Hummam Hammoudi was quoted as saying by The Associated Press on Monday.

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Asharq Al-Awsat is the world’s premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously each day on four continents in 14 cities. Launched in London in 1978, Asharq Al-Awsat has established itself as the decisive publication on pan-Arab and international affairs, offering its readers in-depth analysis and exclusive editorials, as well as the most comprehensive coverage of the entire Arab world.

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