About 10,000 Iraqi police and soldiers on Tuesday entered Sadr City in Baghdad -- formerly the scene of weeks of fighting between militants loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi and U.S. forces -- meeting little resistance.
Violence in Iraq is on the decline but sharp internal political divisions continue to hinder the Iraqi government and its efforts to make substantive legislative progress. Two Middle East experts discuss Iraq's political situation and how the government might break…
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker provided their assessment of the Iraq war to the Senate Tuesday. Sens. Joseph Biden, D-Del., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind., give their reactions.
By PBS NewsHour
After two days of intense battles in Karbala, Iraq, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has ordered the suspension of his Mahdi Army for up to six months for "rehabilitation."…
At least 50 people, including four tribal leaders opposed to al-Qaida, were killed in suicide bombings in Iraq. John Burns of the New York Times provides an update.
Suspected al-Qaida bombers destroyed parts of the Shiite Askariya shrine in Samarra on Wednesday, sparking fears of reprisal killings. A wave of violence followed the 2006 bombing of the mosque's golden dome. A reporter in Baghdad describes the latest developments.
Since November, dozens of U.S. service members have been killed in Diyala, making it one of Iraq's deadliest provinces. Iraqis have not escaped the violence either. Military analysts discuss the persistent insurgency.
A series of car bombings killed at least 183 people in Baghdad on Wednesday, striking predominately Shiite areas. A reporter in Iraq gives the latest on the attacks, which marked the worst violence since a security crackdown two months ago.
A suicide bomber on Thursday killed at least eight people, including two lawmakers, at the Iraqi parliament in the heavily protected Green Zone in Baghdad. Experts discuss security there and how the attack could have happened.
On the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad, thousands of Shiite Muslims called to action by Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr marched peacefully in the streets of Kufa and Najaf demanding an end to U.S. military presence in Iraq.
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