Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki asked world leaders Thursday "to end the international sanctions that were imposed on Iraq because of the previous regime and to write off debts" that are an "impediment against reconstruction and development."…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Last month saw one of the lowest death rates of American soldiers in Iraq and a decline in those wounded as well. The number of Iraqis killed also fell compared to previous months. A reporter and a casualty researcher take…
Investigations continue over the Sept. 16 Baghdad shootout involving private security firm Blackwater USA, with an Iraqi probe claiming that at least 13 civilians died in the incident. A New York Times reporter in Baghdad provides an update on the…
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.
By PBS NewsHour
A second senior U.S. official made an unannounced visit to Iraq Wednesday on a day of violence, including a bombing that killed 12 Iraqi policemen and the airing of a video showing a hostage pleading for his life.
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