Mar 15, 2013 02:56 EDT
A coordinated string of bombings and a brazen assault on a ministry near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone have killed 18 people, adding to the 120,000 Iraq war victims tallied in a new study.
Mar 14, 2013 16:16 EDT
A coordinated string of bombings and a brazen assault on a ministry near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone killed 18 people on Thursday, in the Iraqi capital's deadliest violence this month.
Mar 14, 2013 08:06 EDT
Coordinated attacks involving a string of bombings and a brazen attempted assault on a ministry near the heavily-fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad killed nine people Thursday, officials said.
Mar 10, 2013 13:18 EDT
Gunmen killed an anti-government protest organiser in north Iraq on Sunday, while a city council member and a farmer were shot dead in other attacks, police and doctors said.
Mar 08, 2013 13:26 EST
Iraqi Agriculture Minister Ezzedine al-Dawleh resigned on Friday after a protester was killed in the north, the second minister from the Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc to quit this month.
Mar 01, 2013 11:04 EST
Iraqi Finance Minister Rafa al-Essawi announced his resignation on Friday at an anti-government protest, ramping up a conflict between his secular Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc and the Shiite premier.
Jan 26, 2013 07:16 EST
Iraq's parliament adopted a measure on Saturday that would bar Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki from a third term, a move his allies quickly dismissed as unconstitutional.
Jan 23, 2013 08:58 EST
Iraq's state broadcaster has announced the suspension of a television commentator after he insulted a Saudi referee live on air during last week's Gulf Cup final between Iraq and the UAE.
Jan 15, 2013 14:56 EST
A militant posing as a construction worker killed a Sunni Iraqi MP and six others on Tuesday by wrapping his arms around the lawmaker before blowing himself up, as a political row engulfs Iraq.
Jan 14, 2013 17:01 EST
Iraq has freed 335 inmates in the past week, a top minister said Monday while apologising to detainees held without charge, part of efforts to curb weeks of rallies by meeting key demands of protesters.
Jan 13, 2013 13:48 EST
Iraq's finance minister, who has been locked in dispute with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, escaped an apparent assassination attempt on Sunday when his convoy was struck by a roadside bomb.
Jan 12, 2013 13:51 EST
Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in central Baghdad on Saturday to back Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, as the latest in weeks of anti-government rallies in Sunni areas of Iraq called for him to quit.
Jan 11, 2013 10:17 EST
Thousands of Sunni Muslims took to the streets of Baghdad and other parts of Iraq on Friday to decry the alleged targeting of their minority, in rallies hardening opposition to the country's Shiite leader.
Jan 05, 2013 22:50 EST
Massive rallies, a powerful cleric predicting an "Iraq spring" and Arabs and Kurds at loggerheads: Iraq is mired in a cycle of interlocking crises with elections increasingly seen as the only solution.
Jan 05, 2013 13:25 EST
Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, Saddam Hussein's vice president and the highest-ranking member of his regime still on the run, has backed ongoing rallies in Sunni-majority areas of Iraq in an online video.
Jan 04, 2013 11:07 EST
Thousands of Sunnis demonstrated across Iraq on Friday, in the latest of nearly two weeks of rallies criticising the country's premier and demanding the release of prisoners they say are wrongfully held.
Jan 03, 2013 18:39 EST
Thousands of protesters in Sunni-majority areas of Iraq called Thursday for the release of prisoners and the resignation of the Shiite premier, the latest in more than a week of anti-government rallies.
Jan 03, 2013 12:53 EST
A senior Sunni politician on Thursday blamed Iraq's anti-terror forces, which report directly to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's office, for the shooting of his young nephew the previous day.
Jan 01, 2013 09:59 EST
Iraqi premier Nuri al-Maliki looked to head off protests in Sunni areas of the country on Tuesday with a prisoner release even as he threatened to use state resources to "intervene" to end the rallies.
Jan 01, 2013 05:09 EST
Deadly violence in Iraq dropped to near its lowest levels of 2012 in December, figures compiled by AFP showed on Tuesday, despite a wave of attacks a day earlier which killed 28 people.