Development In Iraq
December 18, 2010
Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Nuri al-Maliki presented a request to theParliament to allow him to introduce the formation of the proposed government for a vote next Monday.
December 16, 2010
Iraq has detained 80 Al-Qaeda-linked militants who were plotting attacks during Ashura ceremonies in Karbala, where the streets were crowded with 1.5 million pilgrims Thursday.
December 12, 2010
Suicide bombing attacks targeting a police checkpoint and a Shiite procession in western and central Iraq on Sunday killed up to 13 people.
December 4, 2010
At least 17 people were killed in bomb attacks across Baghdad, including Iranian pilgrims near a revered shrine and shoppers at a Shiite neighbourhood market.
December 1, 2010
The number of civilians killed in violence in Iraq dropped last month.
November 25, 2010
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani officially named Nuri al-Maliki to a second term as premier on Thursday.
November 21, 2010
Iraqi MPs met on Sunday for the first time since Eid Al Adha but Nuri al-Maliki is not expected to be named premier-designate for several days.
November 14, 2010
At least eight people on Sunday were killed in central and northern Iraq.
November 11, 2010
Iraqi leaders reached a tentative agreement late Wednesday to form a unity government.
November 10, 2010
A wave of bombings against Christians on Wednesday killed six of them less than two weeks after the Baghdad church bloodbath.
November 8, 2010
Iraqi police and hospital officials on Monday said a car bomb exploded not far from one of Shiite Islam's holiest sites in the city of Najaf, killing seven people.
November 7, 2010
Haider Mullah the spokesman of "Iraqia" list on Sunday denied reports published by Iraqi newspapers claiming the approval to participate in a government.
American President Barack Obama on Sunday stated Iraq was taking too long to form a government, and this was a source of frustration.
November 3, 2010
An Al-Qaeda group in Iraq has announced Christians "legitimate targets".
November 2, 2010
Iraqi hospital and police sources conveyed 14 explosions ripped through Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods.