A truck bomb that detonated outside a Shiite mosque in one of Baghdad's commercial centers Tuesday killed at least 78 people. A reporter gives the latest on the incident and on other developments in the country, including a new U.S.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Suspected al-Qaida militants blew up two towers of a revered Shiite shrine in Samarra Wednesday in a repeat of the 2006 attack that triggered retaliatory violence against Sunnis.
Four months into a troop increase in Iraq, the United States is arming Sunni tribes to quell insurgencies in the region. John Burns of The New York Times describes the tactic, then international policy adviser Stephen Biddle and former military…
By PBS NewsHour
In the year since an American missile ended the reign of al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the movement he helped foster has continued to use Iraq as a rallying cry even as Sunni opposition to the militant group…
Iraq's western Anbar Province is undergoing shifts in military and political power as Sunni Arab militants continue to battle with al-Qaida insurgents. A journalist and a former military official discuss the region's struggles.
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.
Independent Television News' Julian Maynon has been embedded with American army units in Baghdad, tracking the progress of anti-insurgency forces. He filed two reports on the situation.
As security conditions have deteriorated in Iraq, the country has become the most dangerous in the world for journalists, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Two veteran reporters discuss the challenges of getting the story amid the violence.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Recent accusations by President Bush and other U.S. officials that Iran is supporting Iraqi insurgents added yet another layer to the complex web of relationships between the countries.
Hours after Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vowed to find militants in Baghdad Thursday, a car bomb shook the capital city and two rockets struck the Green Zone. New York Times reporter Damien Cave discusses the latest violence.
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