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Sun Foreign StaffBAGHDAD, Iraq - They call themselves the Liberal Democratic Movement, one of many fledgling political parties vying for power here. They're squatting in a building that used to be a Women's Union, and they use the half that escaped American bombs....
From Wire ReportsBAGHDAD, Iraq -- The main Iraqi opposition groups have agreed to help put together a national assembly of more than 350 deputies that would meet this month to name an interim executive council or prime minister to run the country. Representatives of...
Chicago TribuneBAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraqis began the task of democratic reform yesterday as 25 men and women -- including religious leaders, tribesmen, teachers, the formerly imprisoned and the newly empowered -- gathered to inaugurate the Iraqi Governing Council, a...
Iraq is on its way to dissolution, and the United States is doing nothing to stop it. And if you ask people in Iraq, it may even be abetting it. With very few exceptions, an important event in Iraq went unnoticed in the U.S. media this month. Prime...
Tags: Nouri Maliki, Government, Arab Spring, Lehigh University, Islam
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation were worth the cost. In his final report to...
CNNBaghdad -- The vice president of Iraq -- the country's top Sunni politician -- pleaded for calm Monday following his death sentence in absentia, while lashing out at Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki over what he described as a politically motivated...
CNNA suicide bomber disguised as a policeman targeted Shiite pilgrims Saturday outside the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and wounding 137, the Interior Ministry said. The blast was the single deadliest attack on the Shiite...
World NowUnited Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned of “a dangerous trajectory with potential ramifications for the entire region” in his remarks during the opening session of the annual Arab Summit. Syria is one of the main issues to be...
World NowBaghdad Iraq United States -- A car bomb and a separate attack by gunmen in Iraq killed at least 20 people Thursday. Visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden thanked troops for their war service....
The Swampby Michael Muskal Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Monday as part of the formal end of the United States' combat role in Iraq, the White House announced. Biden will also hold talks with Iraqi officials, who have......
Tags: Defense, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Nouri Maliki, White House
Babylon & BeyondThe Kurdistan Regional Government’s Prime Minister Barham Salih sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times, and reviewed the political deadlock in Baghdad. Salih, who had served as a deputy prime minister in Baghdad, also reviewed the state of Arab-...
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