The dramatic drop in violenc over the past year is due in part to US-led efforts. But the insurgency could linger.
Easter Sunday this year marks the return of Christians to several of Baghdad's most battered neighborhoods.
The attack came in Mosul, the most dangerous city in Iraq.
On a surprise visit that lasted less than five hours, the US president also met with Iraq's prime minister.
Gen. Raymond Odierno outlines the challenges facing US forces as they continue to tamp down violence while working toward a June deadline to withdraw from Iraqi cities.
The top commander of ground forces in Iraq says that US troops may stay longer than the June deadline in Baquba and Mosul.
A leading jihadi theologian – and adviser to the late leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq – is under fire for ‘moderating’ his views.
Spc. Brian Hunsuck is the boy next door on the front lines: He lost a friend, nearly lost a leg, and still acts like Beaver Cleaver.
Most of Iraq's internally displaced people are unable to return to their houses. The lack of basic services and an inability to rebuild their war-damaged homes keeps them away.
The bombing is the third major attack in recent days, prompting fears of a spike in violence.