U.S. officials say yesterday's bombing attack in a Baghdad market was the work of a "special group cell;ï¿½ American officials have talked a lot about 'special groups' in recent months, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Six months after nationwide elections, Iraq is still without a new government. The political impasse continues as American presence in Iraq decreases and frustration on the Iraqi street grows. Susannah George has more from Baghdad.
It is one thing to agree on the inspection and destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. Possibly quite another to actually do it. But there is one precedent for this kind of weapons inspection: Iraq.
For many Israelis, including musician Dudu Tassa, Arabic music has never been of much interest. Then Tassa discovered the music of his once-famous grandfather, who emigrated from Iraq. And now Tassa is bringing a modern version of that Arabic music into Israeli's concert halls and consciousness.