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Iyad Allawi, a secular Shiite who leads Iraq's mostly Sunni-backed... News PhotoAyad Allawi,City,Courthouse,Government,Interview,Iraq,Kurdish,Kurdistan,Law,Lawyer,Legal Trial,Politics,Shi'ite Islam,Sulaimaniyah,Talking,Tariq al-Hashimi,Vertical,Vice President,WeekPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIyad Allawi, a secular Shiite who leads Iraq's mostly Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc, speaks during an interview with AFP in the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniyah in northern Iraq on May 3, 2012, as the trial in absentia of Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi was delayed a week after his lawyers called for it to be held in a special court. Allawi dismissed the case as politicised. AFP PHOTO/SHWAN MOHAMMED (Photo credit should read SHWAN MOHAMMED/AFP/GettyImages)