A report issued by Human Rights Watch documents torture, sexual assault and other forms of abuse against female inmates.
Iraq’s Shiite-led government is struggling to maintain security
Although the Iraqi constitution stipulates rights for all the country’s "components," there is a pressing need for a minority rights law.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Wednesday that Saudi Arabia’s awareness of the danger of terrorism has come late.
Two men arrested in the autonomous Kurdistan Region admitted to bombings in Sulaimani in December.
The Christians of Basra province celebrated Monday on the occasion of the appointment of a new archbishop for the Chaldean sect of the province.
The Iraqi parliament passed a law that allows for greater use of "official local languages" to the satisfaction of Kurds and other minority groups.
Iraq’s Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Torhan al-Mufti caused an uproar with his statements on two Turkmen-majority districts.
Liberal and civil Iraqi figures seem to have garnered little popular support amid an increasingly sectarian atmosphere.
During a visit to the United States, Iraqi parliament speaker Osama al-Nujaifi was surprised by US officials' critical statements regarding Nouri al-Maliki.