The attack came in Mosul, the most dangerous city in Iraq.
Tens of thousands of Sadr’s Shiite supporters expressed solidarity with Iraqi security forces while demanding an end to the US occupation.
On a surprise visit that lasted less than five hours, the US president also met with Iraq's prime minister.
Disarmed by US forces in 2003, the 3,400 People’s Mujahideen members at Camp Ashraf have been asked to leave by the Iraqi government.
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.
American forces will seek to disprove the perception that they are more heavy-handed than the British.
From crawling on the carpet with Ronald Reagan to sipping tea with the Che Guevara of Afghanistan, former staffers recount stories as the Monitor transitions to new formats.
A journalist examines the life of an Iraqi general to understand why good people serve evil regimes.