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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
Iraqi panel lays out charges against Hashemi
Sunni VP accused by investigating judges of running death squads that targeted security officials and Shia pilgrims.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 17:21 GMT
Iraq political feud fuels sectarian protests
Fugitive Sunni vice-president, wanted on terror charges, accuses prime minister of pushing country to sectarian war.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2011 20:29 GMT
A shift from the Middle East to the Pacific
The US should balance the need for responsible military drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, says the author.
Christopher R Hill
Last updated: 01 Dec 2011 09:42 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
Allawi again rejects Maliki as PM
Leader of Iraq's largest political coalition says current Maliki-led government "cannot be repeated".
Last updated: 25 Sep 2010 13:58 GMT
Mission accomplished or abandoned?
As the US military presence winds down in Iraq, we ask where Iraq goes from here.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 13:02 GMT
Iraq's political wrangling
What would it take for Iyad Allawi and Moqtada al-Sadr to form a political alliance?
Last updated: 21 Jul 2010 10:37 GMT
Biden visits Iraq amid vote impasse
US vice-president plays down concerns that polls deadlock could lead to crisis.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2010 04:12 GMT
Iraqi politician shot dead in Mosul
Member of Iyad Allawi's Iraqiya bloc killed by unidentified men.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2010 12:15 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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