As insurgents blew up an oil well outside the Iraqi city of Kirkuk Thursday, Independent Television News looks at the increasingly violent dispute between ethnic and religious groups in the city.
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.
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.
As part of a new Baghdad security plan, U.S. and Iraqi forces arrested the Iraqi deputy health minister, who is accused of funding and protecting Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's militia. A New York Times reporter updates the continuing efforts to…
Vehicle bombings and shootings continued in Iraq Wednesday, as reports continued of attempts within the government to limit the power of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. New York Times journalist Ed Wong reports on the situation from Baghdad.
Leading Iraqi Shiite politician Abdul Aziz al-Hakim has urged U.S. forces to use a stronger hand against Sunni-led insurgents. Al-Hakim discusses his reaction to the Iraq Study Group report, as well as Iraqis' desire to take control of security forces…
Shiite gunmen bent on revenge burned mosques and homes in a Sunni enclave of Baghdad Friday as Iraq's leaders pleaded for calm a day after the worst bomb attack since the start of the U.S. invasion. Analysts discuss the events…
Diwaniyah was calm Tuesday, a day after militia loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the Iraqi army battled for 12 hours, killing 40 gunmen and 23 soldiers. Analysts assess what the fighting says about the Iraq government's ability to…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Fighting between Shiite militiamen loyal to radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and U.S. and Iraqi soldiers left at least 34 people dead and 70 injured in the southern city of Diwaniyah Monday, officials said.
Loyalists to rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr began turning in hand grenades, machine guns and other weapons to police stations in Baghdad's Sadr City Monday.
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