Baghdad

Lifestyle & Belief

An Iraqi who served the US military gets a new life, and gender identity, in America

In Iraq, Salma was officially considered a man. She is intersex — someone born with indeterminate gender — and has chosen to live as a woman. After serving as an interpreter for the US military during the Iraq war, she received death threats and a grant of asylum in the US. Now, a new program is helping her and other lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) refugees establish new lives in America.

Global Politics

Curveball's intelligence

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter John Goetz about an Iraqi defector codenamed "Curveball;� the defector was the source of faulty intelligence used by the Bush Administration in making its case for the invasion of Iraq.

Conflict & Justice

Iraq situation report

Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from Sunday's bombings in Baghdad to 155. The co-ordinated attacks were Baghdad's bloodiest since April 2007. The World's Jason Margolis takes a look at what's been going on in Iraq.

New round of attacks in Baghdad

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to the BBC's Hugh Sykes in Baghdad about a series of attacks in Iraq today; one of those attacks involved a suicide bomber who killed five U.S. soldiers on patrol in the Iraqi capital.

Global Politics

Baghdad handover

There were celebrations throughout Baghdad and other Iraqi cities today as American forces officially handed over control to Iraqi security forces. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out what's happening from Sahar Issa.