Development In Iraq
January 17, 2013
Two car bombs killed at least 11 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq on Thursday.
A series of attacks make Wednesday the deadliest day for Iraq in nearly two months as security in the country continues to deteriorate.
January 15, 2013
A lawmaker in the Anbar province of Iraq is reportedly targeted by a suicide bomber.
The Iraqi PM frees 335 of those detained without charge to appease anti-government protestors.
January 14, 2013
The most senior elected Sunni representative in Iraq says the situation could easily spiral out of control after protests spread across the country.
January 10, 2013
Seven people were killed in two bomb attacks in Iraq on Thursday.
January 9, 2013
Baghdad decides to shut down the Traibil border post after anti-government protestors block the route through.
January 8, 2013
After two weeks of anti-government protests in the predominantly Sunni western states of Iraq, the country's Shias take to the streets to show their support for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
January 6, 2013
Embattled Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki gave a speech on Sunday in which he warned that if anti-government protests continue Iraq could plunge into further chaos and division.
January 2, 2013
Powerful Iraqi anti-U.S. occupation Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threw his weight Tuesday behind Sunni demonstrations against Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and predicated an impending 'Iraqi spring.'
December 31, 2012
At least ten people are killed and a further 46 wounded after a series of car bombs and road side bombs are set of on Monday.
When the Sunni deputy prime minister travels to the protest hotspot to try to calm tensions, his convoy is attacked with rocks and his bodyguards retaliate with warning shots, wounding two.
December 29, 2012
Friday is the biggest day of protests yet as tens of thousands join the march calling for Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to stand down.
December 26, 2012
More anti-government demonstrations take hold in Iraq, with chants calling for the downfall of the Maliki-led regime.
December 23, 2012
Following the arrest of nine guards belong to the finance minister, Iraqis take to the streets to demand that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki stands down.