A historian delves into Islamic history to illuminate the roots of the Shiite-Sunni schism.
The funeral procession of the influential religious and political figure is to make its way south on Saturday to the holy city of Karbala, and then to Najaf, where Hakim will be buried.
Ryan Crocker was a major force in helping to turn around Iraq, Presidents Bush and Obama say.
The deal would be part of a reconciliation effort between Iraq's government and extremist Shiite groups.
New academy gives free music and etiquette lessons to teens, in a bid to boost tolerance and promote peace.
New music academy also gives free lessons in etiquette to teens, in a bid to boost tolerance, promote peace.
A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.
After three years of violence, pilgrims return to Karbala's shrine.