President Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki held a final summit Monday before the last American troops withdraw from Iraq. Jeffrey Brown reports on the Dec. 31 deadline that comes after 8 years of war and nearly 4,500 Americans…
The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has been steadily shrinking and by December 2011, they are scheduled to be gone entirely. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki reiterated his views on the Status of Forces Agreement, but that timeline has been…
In other news Monday, Iraq continues to count votes from its parliamentary election, and one person was killed by a blast targeting the primary U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
In other news Thursday, home foreclosures rose by 6 percent in February, the smallest amount in four years. Also, partial election results show the Iraqi prime minister running neck-and-neck with a challenger.
Iraqis went to the polls this week to cast votes in the country's parliamentary election. With the results forthcoming, Gwen Ifill talks to a reporter in Baghdad about the larger-than-expected turnout, the security situation and how the next government might…
In other news, five U.S. men detained in Pakistan for their alleged terrorist ties have denied charges against them, and Iraq's prime minister said he would seek punishment for five American security contractors accused of killing 14 civilians in Baghdad…
A series of five bombs rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 127 people, and raising new questions about the ability of Iraqi forces to secure their country.
In other news, Iraqi forces beefed up security one day after a blast killed 155 people and injured 500 others, and 11 Iranians were arrested in Pakistan for attempting to illegal enter the country.
By Larisa Epatko
One of Iraq's most powerful Shiite Muslim party leaders died Wednesday at the age of 59 in Iran, where he was being treated for lung cancer, reported the Associated Press.
By Tom LeGro
A wave of explosions targeting government and commercial buildings struck Baghdad Wednesday, killing at least 75 people and wounding more than 300, Iraqi police and medical officials said.
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