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Mapping Iraq's fighting groups
A synopsis of the various fighters in Iraq grouped by religion, culture, region, and political agendas.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 07:15 GMT
Iraq's Sadr calls for emergency government
Leader of powerful Shia group Mahdi army says "new faces" needed to tackle ISIL-led Sunni rebellion in country's north.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 05:45 GMT
Iraq's parliament prepares for new government
Move comes as Sunni rebels continue to capture vast chunks of country's north, keeping neighbours on high alert.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 20:59 GMT
The return of Muqtada al-Sadr?
As Iraq slips into greater uncertainty, Shia cleric and leader al Sadr puts on a show of strength.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 19:28 GMT
Q&A: Iraq elections explained
Iraqi analyst Zaid al-Ali explains the political and security context within which residents will cast their votes.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2014 10:04 GMT
Iraqi cleric Sadr retires from politics
Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr says he will withdraw from politics and close his offices in a letter posted on his website.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2014 14:14 GMT
Politician dead as series of attacks hit Iraq
Shia politician shot dead and six others killed in latest wave of violence to strike increasingly volatile country.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2014 21:07 GMT
Behind Iraq's upsurge in violence
Will a political deadlock, a lack of government control and spiralling chaos push the war-torn nation over the edge?
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 12:21 GMT
Captive 'US citizen' released in Iraq
UN in Baghdad confirms it has taken custody of man believed to be US citizen held by Sadrist fighters for nine months.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 06:43 GMT
US 'abandons' plans to keep troops in Iraq
Senior official suggests troops will leave Iraq by end of year deadline, but White House and Pentagon play down remarks.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 03:00 GMT
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