Suspected al-Qaida bombers destroyed parts of the Shiite Askariya shrine in Samarra on Wednesday, sparking fears of reprisal killings. A wave of violence followed the 2006 bombing of the mosque's golden dome. A reporter in Baghdad describes the latest developments.
Since November, dozens of U.S. service members have been killed in Diyala, making it one of Iraq's deadliest provinces. Iraqis have not escaped the violence either. Military analysts discuss the persistent insurgency.
A suicide bomber on Thursday killed at least eight people, including two lawmakers, at the Iraqi parliament in the heavily protected Green Zone in Baghdad. Experts discuss security there and how the attack could have happened.
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.
Shiite militants and police killed as many as 60 people in revenge shootings against Sunni residents of Tall Afar, Iraq, on Wednesday. Two regional experts discuss the violence and the repercussions.
By PBS NewsHour
Two car bombs tore through a crowded marketplace in Baghdad Monday, killing at least 88 people, as Iraqis marked the first anniversary of a Shiite shrine bombing that brought the country to the brink of civil war.
President Bush said Monday that the United States would "respond firmly" to Iran's intentions to expand its economic and military ties with Iraq, as outlined by Iran's ambassador to Baghdad. Analysts discuss the possible outcomes.
As the first new U.S. troops move into Baghdad as part of President Bush's revamped Iraq strategy, the Iraqi government has raised questions about the plan. A former spokesman for the Iraqi government and a journalist discuss Baghdad's response.
By PBS NewsHour
Saddam Hussein was convicted of crimes against humanity Sunday and sentenced to hang for the 1982 killings of 148 people in a Shiite town, prompting thousands to spill into the streets in either jubilation or protest.
As the debate continues over the United States' next steps in Iraq, some proposals have called for sectioning the country along ethnic lines. Former State Department official Peter Galbraith discusses the decentralization of Iraq in this second of a Newshour…
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