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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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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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