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The enduring short-sightedness of Iraq policies
A narrow focus on the Islamic State group and northern Iraq may lead to disaster - again.
Lord Alex Carlile of Berriew
Last updated: 10 Sep 2014 10:50 GMT
An independent Kurdistan? Yes, but not so fast
Without Turkey's support, an independent 'Kurdistan' cannot survive in a region where people traditionally bear grudges.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 09:11 GMT
Mapping Iraq's fighting groups
A synopsis of the various fighters in Iraq grouped by religion, culture, region, and political agendas.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 07:15 GMT
Basra corruption in focus in Iraq vote
Misappropriation of public funds leaves many in Basra without access to clean water and other utilities.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 12:37 GMT
The Destruction of Iraq’s intellectuals
In the whirlwind of Iraq’s violent history, the once-powerful academic class has disintegrated.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 13:35 GMT
'No clear evidence' for rise in Iraqi birth defects
A March finding of 'damning evidence' in the increase in cancers and other health issues was reversed by a new report.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2013 14:23 GMT
Iraq protesters rally against MP benefits
Thousands of protesters gathered in capital Baghdad and southern cities, despite intense security crackdown.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2013 19:55 GMT
Deadly blasts rock southern Iraqi cities
At least 30 people killed in series of explosions as country grapples with surge in sectarian violence.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 16:23 GMT
Iraqi tribal leaders demand federation
All-out war threatened by Anbar's Sunni leaders as new wave of sectarian violence leaves at least 77 people dead.
Last updated: 20 May 2013 20:30 GMT
Car blasts rock southern Iraq province
At least nine killed in explosion at bus terminal in Basra province, as another bomb at parking area wounds two others.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 13:39 GMT
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