Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a prominent Sunni, is accused by the Shiite-dominated national government of running death squads that have killed police officers and government leaders around the country. But some suspect this is a political ploy.
President Obama says American troops will be home from Iraq by the end of the year but the connections between Iraq and the US are far from over. The next phase of American involvement will be business ties.
The war in Iraq officially ended nearly a year and a half ago. But refugees from the conflict are still being admitted to the US by the thousands. Reporter Adrian Florido of the Fronteras public radio partnership reports.
Newly declassified CIA documents show the Reagan administration acted to save Saddam Hussein's Iraq during the Iran-Iraq war. Per Foreign Policy magazine, the US gave critical intelligence to Iraq when it looked like Iran might score a decisive victory.
Iraq's prime minister is putting aside his differences with Kurdish forces in the north of Iraq as both groups fight militants from ISIS. The United States is also finding an unusual ally in Iran as both countries try to shore up the government in Baghdad.
A major offensive against ISIS forces is under way in Iraq, and the Iraqi army is getting plenty of support from Iran and its Iraqi Shiite allies. One country that isn't getting involved, however, is the United States.
President Bush this week praised Iraq's "Awakening Councils," who have allied themselves with US led forces to fight against the group known as "al Qaeda in Iraq,ï¿½ as a sign of progress in the country
President Bush continues his farewell journey through Europe, and yesterday, he gave an exclusive interview to Tom Baldwin, a correspondent for the British newspaper, The Times; the two spoke about the run-up to the Iraq war
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.