July 30, 2012 Jordan is preparing to shelter tens, if not hundreds, of thousands. In Iraq, Syrians who thought they would be welcomed are finding themselves locked up and prevented from visiting relatives.
July 23, 2012 A series of apparently coordinated attacks in at least 13 cities also injured hundreds of people.
June 13, 2012 Terrorists linked to or supporting al-Qaida are suspected in the coordinated attacks on Shiite Muslim pilgrims at locations across the country.
March 20, 2012 The attackers may be aiming to derail the Arab summit planned for next week in Baghdad. There were nearly simultaneous explosions and attacks in more than a dozen cities.
February 23, 2012 A wave of attacks, seemingly coordinated, struck security forces in predominantly Shiite areas. The attackers fired weapons and exploded bombs.
January 5, 2012 About 30 people were killed today and more than 60 wounded, according to authorities, by explosions near two sites where day laborers were gathering to look for construction work. Shiite neighborhoods were targeted.
December 22, 2011 It's been a terrible day in Baghdad. There were at least 16 explosions in 13 different locations. Most were in predominantly Shiite Muslim neighborhoods.
December 20, 2011 Tariq al-Hashemi's comments deepened a political crisis that threatens the coalition government between Shiites and Sunnis.
December 15, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Supreme Court in 2012, and listeners reflect on what was accomplished and lost in Iraq. In the second hour, Mark Kelly talks about his wife Gabby Giffords, and the top video games in the holiday season.
December 15, 2011 In a low-key ceremony at the Baghdad airport, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and others marked the occasion. After nearly nine years of war and the deaths of 4,500 U.S. military personnel, almost all troops have left the country.
December 13, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, what will the U.S. leave behind in Iraq, and transforming Medicare and Medicaid. In the second hour, children and poverty, the opinion page and letters from our listeners.
December 12, 2011 As the last U.S. troops prepare to leave Iraq nearly nine years after American forces entered that nation, President Obama is meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
December 12, 2011 "If the excuse [of Iran] was that the presence of U.S. troops on Iraqi soil posed a threat to [Iranian] national security, then this danger is over," Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tells The Wall Street Journal. He meets with President Obama today.