A series of car bombs in mainly Shi'ite areas across Iraq has killed more than 80. The attacks appear to be coordinated to target celebrations marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
Three months after its liberation, former IS fighters remain a threat in Hawija. Judit Neurink, the first Western journalist to visit the liberated town, reports on how locals are dealing with the new threat.
"Islamic State" has once again chosen to target Shiites in its latest Kabul bombings that killed at least 40 people. Experts say the group is trying to create sectarian rifts in the country and use them to its advantage.
Iraqis get to elect a new parliament in May. Manifold parties and factions are vying for power, but most are too weak to win a significant number of votes. Now, some are calling for the election to be postponed.
The Iraqi government has bloodlessly seized more territory from the Kurds after retaking Kirkuk. Baghdad's rapid advances have triggered bitter Kurdish infighting.
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