April 28, 2013 Iraqi officials have suspended the right of several TV broadcasters to operate in the country, as media regulators say the stations' coverage of sectarian conflicts incites more violence.
April 27, 2013 Sectarian tensions are fueling violence and protests in Iraq, where more than 170 people have been killed since Tuesday, when government forces clashed with Sunni Muslim protesters. "Sectarianism is evil," Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says on Iraqi TV, after 10 Iraqi military and militia members were killed in separate attacks Saturday.
March 24, 2013 John Kerry is urging Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to crack down on flights from Iran to Syria, which pass through Iraqi airspace. U.S. officials say Iran is shipping weapons to Bashar Assad's regime.
March 6, 2013 Iraqi and U.S. officials interviewed for the report by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction said the $60 billion the U.S. spent on reconstruction efforts in Iraq "should have accomplished more." The findings could portend what lies ahead for the U.S. in Afghanistan where it is also engaged in reconstruction.
February 17, 2013 The explosions targeted mainly Shiite neighborhoods. The attack comes amid increasing Shiite-Sunni tension in Iraq.
February 3, 2013 The coordinated suicide attack targeted the police headquarters in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk. No one has claimed responsibility, but the city is claimed by both Kurds and Arabs.
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.