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Sunni rebels seize more towns in Iraq
Fighters led by ISIL capture more territory as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki comes under growing pressure.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 08:56 GMT
Iraqi Shia groups rally in show of power
Thousands parade across country after powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr calls on supporters to turn out in force.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 04:30 GMT
Reports: Rebels capture Iraq oil refinery
Local sources say country's biggest oil refinery has fallen but the military denies it.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 00:53 GMT
Will Iraq fall apart?
National identity remains resilient, but Maliki's re-election could strain it to breaking point.
Last updated: 11 May 2014 08:08 GMT
Anti-government protests sweep Iraq
Thousands of Sunnis take to streets of Baghdad and other parts of the country to decry alleged targetting of minorities.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 07:25 GMT
Iraq PM warns Sunni protesters to end rallies
Nouri al-Maliki says protests alleging discrimination should end, as Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr backs demonstrators.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2013 21:09 GMT
Baghdad and Kurds fail to defuse standoff
Both Baghdad and Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region claim jurisdiction over oil rich territories.
Last updated: 25 Nov 2012 02:24 GMT
Angry protests spread over anti-Islam video
Demonstrations over movie trailer made in US and deemed insulting to Islam spread across Middle East and North Africa.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 11:52 GMT
Killing emos, and the future, in Iraq
Youths identifying with the 'emo' music subculture are among the martyrs of the Arab world's revolutionary wave.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2012 19:17 GMT
Displaced by war, Iraqis mourn lost homes
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis who fled their neighbourhoods now live in squalor with little hope of returning home.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2011 08:27 GMT
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