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A Simmering Battle Over Kirkuk
Posted on: Apr 28, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Tensions are rising between Kurdish, Arab, and Turkmen factions over the heart of northern Iraq's oil industry.
Will 'Armloads' of U.S. Cash Buy the Loyalty of Iraq's Sunni Leaders?
Posted on: Nov 8, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
The administration talks a lot about support from Sunni tribal leaders; here's the rest of the story.
Basra, After the British
Posted on: Sep 21, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
As British troops exit Basra, Shiite parties vie to fill power vacuum. What happens in the city may may provide a window on the future for the rest of Iraq.
Retreating Brits Cut Deal With Muqtada al-Sadr for Safe Exit
Posted on: Aug 27, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
An Iraqi official says a deal was struck with the Mahdi Army to ensure a safe departure from Basra.
Massive Bombings Signal Rising Threat to Iraq's Ethnic Minorities
Posted on: Aug 16, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Lacking protection from the Iraqi government, ethnic and religious minorities may look to defend themselves.
Amid Tensions with US, Iran's Presence in Iraq Grows
Posted on: Jul 24, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor
Economic and political ties between Iran and Iraq are growing despite US criticism of Tehran's "meddling."
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