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  • A searing assault on Iraq's intellectuals

    BAGHDAD — Artist Jabbar Muhaybis stood amid the ashes of Baghdad's storied literary bazaar. Bloodstained pages were scattered at his feet. A wooden crate, eerily reminiscent of a coffin, covered his head. Muhaybis spread his arms wide and, in a...
  • U.S. will continue to hold Iraqi ex-officials

    U.S. officials on Monday sidestepped the demand of Iraq's prime minister for the immediate transfer for execution of three former officials from Saddam Hussein's regime. The U.S. military issued a written statement reaffirming its position, shared by the...
  • Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power

    Iran's inner and outer circles of influence and power
    Iran's supreme leader spoke not with the thunder of a man regarded in his country as God's representative on Earth, but with the exasperated tone of a corporate manager chastising his employees. Ali Khamenei had ordered his deputies to start...
  • From the archives: Iraqi policewomen are told to surrender their weapons

    The Iraqi government has ordered all policewomen to hand in their guns for redistribution to men or face having their pay withheld, thwarting a U.S. initiative to bring women into the nation's police force. The Interior Ministry, which oversees the...
  • Feuding between Iraqi army and police slows security turnover

    Outside a two-story building guarded by U.S. Marines in this Euphrates River valley town is a sign that says, in Marine colors of scarlet and gold, "Welcome to JCC," or the Joint Coordination Center. The sign is misleading. Despite pleas from the...
  • U.N. adopts death penalty moratorium

    The General Assembly adopted a moratorium on the death penalty Tuesday, overcoming opposition from the United States, China and others that argued each nation should be able to choose for itself how to combat crime. The 104-54 vote for suspending...
  • Iraq's Kurds flock to parks to mark Persian New Year

    Iraq's Kurds flock to parks to mark Persian New Year
    Armed with picnic baskets and dressed in their brightest holiday finery, Iraqi Kurds headed into the hills here Friday to celebrate a cherished holiday that marks the beginning of spring. There was barely an inch to spare around Lake Dukan, north of...
  • Letters to the editor

    By George, he gets it Re “Get out of Iraq, now,” Opinion, April 20 I was heartened to read former Sen. George McGovern's article. In 1972, I was one of thousands of Democrats knocking on doors to encourage people to vote for McGovern for...
  • Obama says new approach needed to rid world of nuclear weapons, touts early Iraq opposition

    Democrat Barack Obama called for ridding the world of nuclear weapons today and offered his early opposition to the Iraq war as evidence of sound judgment that trumps his lack of Washington experience. Obama argued that U.S. policy is still focused on...
  • Visiting Iranian leader suggests U.S. leave Iraq

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad smiled for the cameras. At ease, he parried with reporters, sitting alone at a simple table Monday inside the Iraqi presidential compound here. The visiting Iranian patiently called on raised hands without even the...
  • Female bomber kills 8 in Iraq

    A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives vest in a popular marketplace in Diyala province Wednesday, killing at least eight people and injuring seven others. The attack was the fourth suicide bombing by a woman in Iraq since November, all of...
  • U.S. shifts Sunni strategy in Iraq

    U.S. shifts Sunni strategy in Iraq
    Eager to cement the security gains of last year's troop buildup, the U.S. military has shifted its strategy from the streets to the corridors of power in a high-stakes effort to persuade Iraq's wary Shiite leaders to put thousands of predominantly Sunni...