Topic: Iraqi Police Service
As Iraq withdrawal looms in August, US readies police to confronts drugs, corruption, and insurgent clout in one of Iraq's most volatile cities.
07/09/2010 06:41 pm
An Iraqi Army officer said in an interview that the planning for security this year was much more robust. But few female Shiite pilgrims were screened, and one killed 28 with a bomb hidden under her loose clothing.
07/08/2010 12:00 pm
The need for a new Iraq government was high on the minds of Shiite pilgrims who defied suffocating heat and suicide attacks as they headed toward a Baghdad shrine Wednesday. They are observing the death of an 8th-century imam.
07/07/2010 04:26 pm
Despite the Abu Ghraib scandal, US troops are now seen as protectors of human rights. Iraqis say they are being tortured in Iraqi secret prisons.
05/26/2010 01:15 pm
An eight-hour firefight at Bagram Air Base killed an American contractor and injured nine US servicemen.
05/19/2010 05:26 pm
In the wake of the disputed Iraq election, the two largest Shiite parties announced they are creating an alliance to lead the next government that leaves them just 4 votes shy of a parliamentary majority.
05/05/2010 04:51 pm
Although Iraqi and US officials say they've severely damaged Al Qaeda in Iraq, a series of new Baghdad bombings reveals the organization may be weaker but is still trying to spark tension between Sunnis and Shiites.
04/23/2010 03:06 pm
The Methboub family, which the Monitor has followed since 2002, work to free a son from jail and anguish over a daughter’s soured marriage. They had little hope Sunday's election in Iraq would change their lives significantly.
03/08/2010 03:40 pm
Though several more bombs underscored the persistent insurgent threat to the Iraq election, the attitude among security forces – many of whom couldn't safely wear their uniform in public three years ago – was light-hearted.
03/05/2010 05:59 pm
Just days ahead of Iraq's election, three powerful suicide bombings killed at least 33 people Wednesday in the Diyala province northeast of Baghdad.
03/03/2010 12:48 pm