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Iraq begins to form new government
In second meeting since March election, parliament elects new president and speaker despite Sunni coalition walkout.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2010 02:56 GMT
Iraqi MPs vote on new government
Lawmakers have chosen a new speaker of parliament but have a month to fill the government's vacant cabinet positions.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 19:42 GMT
Power-sharing deal reached in Iraq
Rival blocs set to form a new government that retains al-Maliki as prime minister and Talabani as president.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 12:40 GMT
Iraqi politicians 'break deadlock'
Rival blocs set to form new government in deal that would allow al-Maliki to remain prime minister.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2010 09:45 GMT
Iraqi PM eyes improved Syria ties
Amid continued domestic political deadlock, Maliki seeks to turn the page in relations with visit to Damascus.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2010 16:00 GMT
Filling Iraq's security void
US combat troops may be leaving, but private security firms look set to replace them.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 13:37 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
US hands over last prison in Iraq
Iraqi justice minister promises to run a 'model prison' but others are concerned.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2010 08:38 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
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
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Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
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Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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