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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
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
Allawi seeks Iraq support from Sadr
Former PM meets Shia leader in Syria for talks on formation of new government.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2010 20:43 GMT
Sadr urges Iraqi political progress
Shia leader meets Allawi in Syria for talks on negotiating formation of new government.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2010 19:19 GMT
Sadrists shun Iraq front-runners
Ex-prime minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari wins unofficial vote on who should be next PM.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2010 11:14 GMT
Sadrists close 'ballot' for Iraq PM
Results of unofficial plebiscite by election kingmaker due "in the next few days".
Last updated: 03 Apr 2010 17:47 GMT
Sadrists hold Iraqi PM poll
Shia leader organises "referendum" to find out who has support of the people.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2010 12:33 GMT
Anti-US base protest in Sadr City
Shia protesters demand that US troops withdraw from the neighbourhood.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2007 08:43 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?
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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