Topic: State of Law Coalition
Monday's car bombs came after a week of attacks on both Sunni and Shiite targets that killed more than 200 – and only days after Iraq's 'most democratic' elections.
In the new Iraq, old sectarian fears remain. Around Baghdad's Green Zone, the fortified seat of government, concrete walls pulled down a year ago are going back up.
Iraq's Shiite prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, briefly arrested the Sunni vice president yesterday and has urged a vote of no confidence against the Sunni deputy premier.
12/19/2011 09:36 am
Lawmakers in Baghdad agreed to negotiate a deal with the US that could see thousands of US forces in Iraq to train local forces.
08/03/2011 04:58 pm
American military officials say the upcoming US withdrawal has emboldened Iranian-backed militias, which they blame for recent deadly attacks and allege are stockpiling weapons.
07/27/2011 01:05 pm
The indefinite hold on six planned executions of members of Saddam Hussein's regime could prevent a widening of political and sectarian rifts at a precarious time in Iraq.
07/19/2011 01:40 pm
US troops are scheduled to leave Iraq by Dec. 31, but Prime MInister Maliki said he is considering seeking an agreement that would allow them to stay longer.
05/27/2011 12:30 pm
Tariq Aziz, Saddam Hussein's right-hand man, has been sentenced to hang in a move some see as politically motivated – and thus one that could further delay a new government.
10/26/2010 04:44 pm
Tariq Aziz, one of Saddam Hussein's top officials, was sentenced for 'crimes against humanity' by Iraq's high tribunal.
10/26/2010 10:44 am
A popular anti-American cleric may have thrown his weight behind incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to retain his post, but Iraq's election deadlock hasn't been broken yet.
10/05/2010 04:43 pm