By PBS NewsHour
Known as ISIS or ISIL, a Sunni militant group has taken over parts of the northern city of Mosul, a strategic hub for Iraq’s oil industry, as well as a gateway to Syria. Judy Woodruff is joined by Laith Kubba…
Grim memories of Lebanon's 15-year civil war resonated in Beirut after a car bomb exploded in a mostly Christian neighborhood, killing at least eight people including intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan. Jeffrey Brown reports on how sectarian fault lines between Sunnis…
Bridging Sectarian Divides Among Iraq's Majority Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds…
After an eight-month stalemate, Iraqi leaders have reached an agreement that keeps Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in power but distributes other key posts. Despite ongoing tensions between Maliki and his primary rival, Iyad Allawi, many hope this will stave off…
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Preliminary results in Saturday's provincial elections in Iraq show Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's Dawa party garnering the most votes in nine provinces, but falling short of operating without a coalition.
By PBS NewsHour
Two suicide bombers detonated explosives near two mosques in Baghdad as Shiite worshippers were celebrating the end of Ramadan, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 50, said police.
The U.S. military reported Monday that mortar and rocket attacks in Iraq have fallen to the lowest level in nearly two years. A journalist in Baghdad assesses the reduction in violence.
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker provided their assessment of the Iraq war to the Senate Tuesday. Sens. Joseph Biden, D-Del., and Richard Lugar, R-Ind., give their reactions.
A series of conversations about what may happen in Iraq after U.S. troops leave continues with Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., who has been pushing for the partitioning Iraq into more clearly organized ethnic areas.
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