Iraq, Baghdad, sunni, Shiite
Jul 26, 2014 — Rights workers say civilians are being killed by government attacks with so-called barrel bombs — the crude weapons made famous in Syria's current conflict.
Jun 30, 2014 — The plan was unveiled one day before the Iraqi parliament will hold its first meeting since the April 30 national elections.
Sep 21, 2013 — In Sadr City, a bombing attack has killed dozens of people, with the death toll continuing to rise Saturday. Multiple reports are citing at least 65 deaths in the attack, one of several in Iraq today.
Apr 28, 2013 — Iraqi officials have suspended the right of several TV broadcasters to operate in the country, as media regulators say the stations' coverage of sectarian conflicts incites more violence.
May 27, 2011 — The head of Iraq's effort to purge Saddam Hussein loyalists from the government was assassinated Thursday night. Ali al-Lami had acquired many enemies since 2004, when he took over the Justice and Accountability Commission.
Feb 25, 2011 — In Iraq, large demonstrations have led to violence and clashes with riot police, as protesters use what they call a "Day of Rage" to demand an end to food shortages and electricity outages that they say have only gotten worse in recent years.