Scores more wounded as surge of attacks revive fears of return to widespread sectarian bloodshed
Two attacks on jails in Baghdad and a car bombing against a northern patrol lead to devastating losses for Iraq security forces
Bombs across Baghdad mark an upsurge in violence amid concerns of sectarian warfare
Adviser to Iraqi PM warns that country is heading for partition after deadly month
America’s new top diplomat, John Kerry, made an unannounced visit to Iraq at the weekend to lobby the country’s leadership to tackle Iranian flights over its territory, which the US believes are being used to ferry arms to the regime of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad.
Attack had the hallmarks of al-Qa'ida in Mesopotamia and is aimed at fuelling tensions
Next week, young Iraqi musicians make their international concert debut in Britain. Paul Bignell reports on the obstacles they faced
International action is urgently required to save the world's imperilled historic shipwrecks from the ravages of commercial fishing, experts have warned.
A military judge refused yesterday to drop eight of the 22 charges against Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables and army logs to the WikiLeaks website. Earlier the judge had ordered the government to hand over confidential documents outlining its huge damage control exercise.
Is there a market for Saddam Hussein's autobiography? His eldest daughter Raghad thinks so. Now living in exile in Jordan, she's hawking the handwritten manuscript around publishers. Details of their contents or composition are unknown, but Raghad's lawyer, Haitham Nabil al-Harsh, told an Arab news channel: "These are the only real memoirs Saddam Hussein wrote by hand, and they will be released as soon as we find a publishing house."
Bombings struck several areas in Baghdad and to the north, killing at least 30 people in the first major attacks in Iraq in nearly a month.
Five years after Glasgow man's death in Iraq, his family can finally start their grieving
A wave of bombings has hit Baghdad, killing at least 63 people in the worst violence Iraq has seen for months.
Not long after the "liberation" of 2003, the US-led coalition was preparing the Iraqi public for their ultimate departure. A television advert showed a bunch of boys in an excited football match, while their parents looked on with fond smiles – the portrait of a happy and contented land. In a swirl of dust, came Western troops in their armoured cars; they stopped beside the young players for a brief exchange of greetings, and then the convoy disappeared into the desert.
The last US soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border into neighboring Kuwait at daybreak today, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each other in a burst of joy and relief. Their convoy's exit marked the end of a bitterly divisive war that raged for nearly nine years and left Iraq shattered, with troubling questions lingering over whether the Arab nation will remain a steadfast US ally.
World View: For all its military might, the US has failed to get its way in Afghanistan and Iraq, severely denting the prestige of the world's only superpower