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By Jane Ferguson
Iraqi security forces deployed on the streets of Basra on Saturday, a day after protesters in the southern city stormed the Iranian consulate and torched government buildings.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press
In other news, three American soldiers were killed when their base was attacked, and reports showed that unemployment climbed to double digits in 15 states last month.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced Wednesday that British troops will withdraw from Iraq by the end of July 2009, ending a mission that that provided the second-largest military presence in the country after the U.S.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Monday urged other Arab countries to reopen their embassies in the capital and to cancel his country's debts as a show of support for his government as it cracks down on militias in Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
Six-nation talks over Iran's nuclear ambitions ended Wednesday in stalemate, though President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said he was open to continued talks. Amid allegations of an Iranian role in Iraqi violence, analysts consider the state of U.S.-Iranian relations.
Gen. David Petraeus recommended a halt to future troop withdrawals to "preserve the still-fragile security gains" in Iraq during Senate hearings Tuesday with U.S. Ambassador to Baghdad Ryan Crocker. Military experts analyze what the testimony reveals about Iraq's security and…
An aide to Muqtada al-Sadr said Monday the Shiite cleric will consult with top religious leaders and disband his Mahdi Army if they order it. The militia has been fighting government forces in several places in Iraq.
Over the weekend, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his militia to stand down after days of battles with Iraqi and U.S. forces in Basra and parts of Baghdad -- a move some see as a blow to the authority of…
U.S. forces launched airstrikes Friday in Basra, joining Iraqi forces in an effort to quell Shiite militia fighting in both the southern port city and in parts of Baghdad. New York Times reporter James Glanz provides an update on the…
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