Only a few years ago a woman driving on the streets of Karbala was an unusual sight, one that some considered indecent and odd. But this has changed a lot.
In a rare interview at his headquarters in Najaf, Shia cleric Sadr speaks of his fears for a nation growing ever more divided on sectarian lines.
Sadrist Movement demonstrates leader’s ability to bring a new dynamic to the political scene in Iraq, which is too often marked by polarization and extremism.
Head of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr expressed his desire Thursday that the Sunni ulema would disassociate themselves from Al-Qaeda.
A draft law that would impose the principles of Jaafari jurisprudence on Shiite marriages would violate many human rights protected under Iraq's civil code.
Mandeans and Christians in Iraq adjust to and sometimes join the commemorations of the death of Hussein bin Ali during the lengthy Shiite mourning period.
The war in Syria, including the spread of radical Islamist terrorists, is spilling over into the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
A young couple sparked a public debate about the religious versus secular nature of Iraqi Kurdish society.
In Karbala religion is big business. But the religious authorities there have been moving into businesses other than faith - such as farming and transportation.
Iraq has grown increasingly divided over the Syrian conflict.