Anecdotal evidence suggest Sunni Iraqis are again segregating themselves along sectarian lines, prompted by a political crisis.
Iraq's prime minister called Sunday for unity and greater political stability to ensure the country's security after the end of the American military presence.
After the American withdrawal, the coalition is imploding, the dispute between Shia and Sunni is escalating and several provinces are striving for autonomy.
Thousands of followers of Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets demanding improved services and a more equitable allocation of oil revenue.
A decision by Iraq’s parliament to ban a television series depicting the grandsons of the Prophet Mohammad has been questioned by Iraq’s Sunni Islamist Party.
Influential Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced his willingness to protect the Sunni Al-Qura mosque in Baghdad if the government “could not do so itself.”
Iraq’s largest Sunni Islamic party this week denounced a recent bombing in a Baghdad mosque that left more than thirty people dead and others wounded.
Shi’ite Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced his willingness on Friday to mediate a solution to the escalating crisis in Syria.
Police responded to threats by Islamists to take the law into their own hands and enforce prohibitions on eating in public during Ramadan.
Shi’ite cleric Ali al-Sistani criticized Bahrain authorities for excessive violence used against protesters calling for democratic reforms in the Gulf country.