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Posted on: Mar 9, 2010, Source: IPS News

Iraq's parliamentary elections on Sunday generated satisfaction in Washington, but in Iraq, there is anxiety over the post-election negotiation process.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2010, Source: IPS News

In the run-up to Iraq's parliamentary elections, the once-united Kurds are suffering deep fissures and are expected to lose their privileged kingmaker position after the polls.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2010, Source: IPS News

The U.S. and its allies have spoken of "smart sanctions" aimed at Iran's military institutions, but doubt remains as to whether this can bring an end to Iran's nuclear program.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2010, Source: IPS News

An investigative report by Anand Gopal paints a gruesome picture of surprise night raids by U.S. forces, as well as the killing and random detention of civilians.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: IPS News

Increasing tensions in parts of Iraq threaten to add to the country's myriad problems as the March elections approach.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2009, Source: IPS News

The balance of power in Iraq is quickly tilting toward forces that Kurds perceive as hostile.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2008, Source: IPS News

Is the SOFA takes effect, Kurds could find themselves not only on the opposite side of the trench against the Iraqi army, but U.S. troops as well.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2008, Source: IPS News

A dispute over territory is raising fears that of ethnic clashes between Kurds and Arabs.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2008, Source: IPS News

A breakthrough in negotiations over the fate of the oil-rich Iraqi province of Kirkuk may be in the works.

Posted on: May 27, 2008, Source: IPS News

Congress has asked Bush not to sign any security deals with the Iraqi government without its approval -- but this is exactly where things are headed.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2007, Source: IPS News

After 64 journalists were killed in Iraq in 2006, Reporters Without Borders has described the country as "the world's most dangerous" for the media.