With a new president, the US needs a bold Iraq initiative to move beyond the wreckage left by previous administrations.
ISIL’s Kirkuk onslaught serves as a reminder that Iraq is still in the grip of war with a ferocious enemy.
What will the Iraqi government do with its hard-won military victory in Fallujah to make it politically sustainable?
The trail of Bin Laden’s legacy has been long and overwhelming.
Iraq’s PM presented his new cabinet line-up to parliament, but political crisis is unlikely to go away.
Muqtada al-Sadr has grand ambitions for Iraq, and self-confidence to match. But he has yet to show how he will deliver.
Muhammad Hassanein Heikal was well-recognised for his distinguished career in journalism and political experience.
The move reinforces worries about a creeping partitioning of Iraq.
As Iraq braced for war with the US, Iraqi AP reporter Salah Nasrawi was torn between journalistic duty and patriotism.
A victory against ISIL will depend on an inclusive Iraqi government and new national security forces.