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Al-Sadr back in Iraq stronghold
Shia leader returns to Najaf after several years in Iran, following his bloc's strong showing in last year's election.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2011 15:46 GMT
Pilgrims killed in Iraq bus crash
At least 15 people, mostly Iranians, died after two buses collided near Najaf, an important holy site for Shia Muslims.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2010 14:13 GMT
Pilgrims killed in Iraq bombings
Iranian pilgrims targeted in twin attacks near Karbala and in Najaf, both Shia holy cities.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 21:52 GMT
Power-sharing deal eludes Iraq
Deadlock remains after first day of talks in Irbil between rival political parties aiming to form coalition government.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 20:52 GMT
Bomber targets Karbala pilgrims
Suicide bomber kills at least six as Shia pilgrims converge on Iraqi holy city.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2010 00:56 GMT
Fall of Baghdad anniversary marked
Thousands protest presence of foreign forces, seven years after the US-led invasion.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2010 20:21 GMT
UN backs Iraq election results
Security Council urges parties to respect results and avoid "inflammatory" actions.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2010 02:54 GMT
Poll body rejects Iraq recount call
Commission says proof of fraud is needed for it to meet PM's call for manual recount.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2010 10:15 GMT
Iraq PM seeks manual vote recount
Rival bloc says al-Maliki's call is a "clear threat" to the nation's election commission.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2010 19:28 GMT
Profile: Ammar al-Hakim
The Shia cleric inherited the helms of a powerful organisation after his father died.
Iraq Election 2010
Last updated: 07 Mar 2010 09:50 GMT
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