May 27, 2011 The head of Iraq's effort to purge Saddam Hussein loyalists from the government was assassinated Thursday night. Ali al-Lami had acquired many enemies since 2004, when he took over the Justice and Accountability Commission.
April 28, 2011 President Obama chose officials as part of his national security team who should be easily confirmed by the Senate. They also have a familiar, Bush-era feel.
April 22, 2011 A federal appeals court in Washington says that a lower court judge was wrong to dismiss the cases against four private security guards accused in the 2007 shooting deaths of 14 Iraqi civilians in downtown Baghdad.
March 11, 2011 For the third consecutive Friday — and the fourth time in three weeks — protesters have taken to the streets to demand better services, more jobs and an end to government corruption.
March 4, 2011 In Baghdad, the main rally was in the center of the capital at Tahrir Square. The rally was loud and colorful, with protesters in the hundreds. But it was notably smaller than last Friday's rally. That one led to clashes with security forces, hundreds of arrests and at least 29 deaths.
February 28, 2011 Libya; Iraq; Wisconsin protesters; the Oscars
February 25, 2011 In Iraq, large demonstrations have led to violence and clashes with riot police, as protesters use what they call a "Day of Rage" to demand an end to food shortages and electricity outages that they say have only gotten worse in recent years.
January 20, 2011 Shiite pilgrims in Karbala were targeted.
January 18, 2011 Reports put the number killed at more than 40, possibly over 50. A suicide bomber struck at a police recruitment center. It's the worst such attack since last October.
January 5, 2011 He led several Shiite uprisings against American forces in Iraq before leaving for Iran. Now, his movement is part of Iraq's new government.
December 21, 2010 Iraq gets a prime minister after nine months
November 3, 2010 Greece mail stoppage; Iraqi parliament to meet; threats against Iraqi Christians; quake in Serbia
November 1, 2010 Gunmen attack Iraqi church; Indonesian volcano erupts again; tsunami death toll higher; Giants win Series Game 4
October 18, 2010 After months of being squeezed out by the Shi'ite led government, there are increasing reports that men who used to fight against al-Qaida are now being recruited by them.