Iraq

Turkish troops enter northern Iraq

Turkey has launched a cross-border military operation into Northern Iraq and Turkish military officials say they'll the continue until they eliminate the threat from Kurdish separatist rebels

U.S. joins Iraqi assault on militias

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Crispin Thorold in Baghdad, about the on-going battle against Shiite militias in Iraq; Iraqi government forces have led the assault, but U.S. forces have now supported the Iraqis with air strikes.

Basra fighting

Host Lisa Mullins gets the latest on fighting in the Sadr City area in Baghdad from the BBC's Clive Myrie, as Shiite militias took advantage of a sandstorm that hit the capital yesterday to step-up their attacks.

Politics

Obama's stance on Iraq

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has built his political message on Iraq around a theme: bringing American troops home, but the Illinois senator has begun to moderate his position

Politics

Syria protests against U.S.

Syria says eight civilians were killed when U.S. forces stationed in Iraq attacked a target inside Syria. The U.S. won't confirm or deny the raid. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with The World's Quil Lawrence in Baghdad.

Politics

Iraq's political landscape changes

Preliminary results from last weekend's provincial elections in Iraq are rolling in. And they may signal a change in Iraq's political landscape. Anchor Marco Werman finds out who's in and who's out from the BBC's Jim Muir in Baghdad.

Politics

Hope for abused Iraqi women

Anchor Katy Clark speaks with reporter Anna Badkhen about her article 'Baghdad Underground,' which chronicles a secret network of shelters for abused women in Iraq. On PRI's The World.