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.
Sheikh Abdul Mahdi al-Karbala’i announced that the doors of the Visitors’ Cities are open to families displaced from Ramadi and Fallujah to Karbala.
In light of constant threats against the components of the country, namely the minorities; many voices have been raised calling for their protection.
The fighting between locals and the Iraqi army in Anbar is driving families from their homes and into other parts of Iraq.
A new initiative by Ammar al-Hakim may succeed in solving the Anbar crises because it relies on more than security measures.
A secret deal was done between the tribes of Anbar and Sunni Muslim extremists this week.
Local leaders in Anbar seek a local solution to the current crisis.
A US official says Washington is pressing the Iraqi government to broker a long-stalled oil law and end a controversial de-Baathification law.