As Kurds Fight for Freedom in Syria, Fears Rise in Turkey of Following Suit…
Bridging Sectarian Divides Among Iraq's Majority Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds…
In other news Wednesday, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki demanded that Kurdish authorities hand over Vice President Tariq Al-Hashemi, who fled to the Kurdish North this week to escape an arrest warrant. In Syria, dissidents reported government forces killed more…
Word of a violent weekend assault on the city of Rastan by Syrian security forces prompted protests in several other cities across the country on Monday. Ray Suarez discusses the recent increase in violence with NPR's Deborah Amos, reporting from…
As Iraq counts the ballots from Sunday's parliamentary election, Jim Lehrer talks to Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, about how a new government may impact the security situation and the drawdown of U.S. troops.
Turnout in Iraq's parliamentary election topped 60 percent, despite a wave of attacks targeting the polls that killed at least 38 people. Gwen Ifill reports.
Insurgent attacks in the Iraqi capital killed at least 95 people Wednesday. A Christian Science Monitor journalist provides an update from Baghdad.
The U.S. military could accelerate its withdrawal from the Iraq war thanks to a sustained drop in violence, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday after talks with his top commanders.
Over the weekend, Kurds across the three northern regions of Iraq went to the polls to elect new leaders. The two parties that have controlled the autonomous region for 20 years faced a powerful challenge from a new opposition party.
By PBS NewsHour
During two days of talks this week, Turkish President Abdullah Gul discussed with Iraqi leaders the pressing issues of controlling Kurdish rebels along both countries' borders and providing more water to Iraq.
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