Ryan Crocker was a major force in helping to turn around Iraq, Presidents Bush and Obama say.
Human rights lawyers say the US should intervene to safeguard the Iranians at Camp Ashraf, which was raided by Iraqi security forces July 28.
The film crew of "Fair Game," a movie based on the Valerie Plame saga that will hit theaters next year, donned flak jackets and went to Baghdad in search of authenticity.
The violent raid on Camp Ashraf Tuesday is seen as an assertion of Iraqi sovereignty – and of Iran's growing influence on its neighbor.
Iraq flexes its muscles at Camp Ashraf and shows military independence from America, as the Iranian exile group's long strange trip draws to a close.
The region, which has increasingly been at odds with Baghdad, holds elections Saturday for a new regional government.
The former Liberian leader kicked off his defense for alleged war crimes Monday by quoting Shakespeare.
The US is generally reluctant to resettle Palestinians, but these are refugees from Iraq who have been targeted since the invasion.
International firms want to get a foot in the door – but for many, the risks still outweigh potential profits.