Development In Iraq
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.
December 19, 2012
The semi-autonomous Kurdistan region of Iraq, uses its forces to fire on a helicopter from Baghdad.
December 18, 2012
According to the president's office on Tuesday, Jalal Talabani, has been taken to hospital in Baghdad due to a "health emergency".
December 17, 2012
A former British army medic is found guilty of acting dishonestly and failing to protect Iraqi detainees in his care.
Car bombings in Iraq leave at least 20 killed and many dozens injured as security continues to deteriorate.
December 13, 2012
Bombings and shootings continue across Iraq on Wednesday, killing members of the security forces and an academic at one university.
December 5, 2012
Despite recent counter-intelligence busts in the Middle Eastern country, US officials warn that al-Qaeda is in the midst of a "revival".
December 3, 2012
The shadowy head of the terrorism network in Iraq has been arrested and a list of operative names has been seized.
November 29, 2012
A second string of bombing attacks this week in Iraq highlights a growing sectarian divide in the country between Shia and Sunni.
November 28, 2012
According to security forces in the Iraqi capital, gunmen with silenced-weapons, attacked the family, including three children, yesterday morning.