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Iraqi Parliament Breaks Deadlock To Elect Speaker

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers broke two weeks of deadlock Tuesday and elected a moderate Sunni as speaker of parliament, taking the first step towa...

Jason Linkins

Iraqi Parliament Sets New Record For Ineffectiveness | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ravaged nation of Iraq passed a sad milestone on Friday -- it now holds the record for the longest amount of time any country has gone "between holding a parliamentary election and forming a government."

Congressional Visit to Iraq, Part II: Observations on Strategy (My Return to Iraq, 1.5 Years Later)

Rep. Jared Polis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rep. Jared Polis

From an undisclosed location somewhere in the Middle East... I am writing most of this entry from the backseat of a helicopter bound to Mosul from Baghdad.

Iraqi Parliament Delays Vote On Foreign Troops, UN Mandate Expires December 31

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament speaker has delayed a session to approve a resolution allowing British and other non-American troops to remain in Ir...

Iraqi Parliament Approves US Troop Pact

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — The long, costly story of American military involvement in Iraq moved closer to an end Thursday when Iraq's parliament approved a pact...

Iraqi Parliament's Troop Pact Debate Disrupted By Sadr Loyalists

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A heated parliamentary debate on the U.S.-Iraq security treaty was called to an early close Wednesday as lawmakers loyal to anti-U.S. ...

Reading The Pictures: Latest Cover For Iraq's Core Meltdown

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-08-nyt_shaw_iraq.jpgRemarkable, isn't it, how this cover -- illustrating Sunday's NYT Mag lead story on Iraq -- manages to reduce what is otherwise Russian Roulette with a Rubik's Cube to a one-liner?

Iraq Parliament Takes Another Month Off

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Iraqi legislators suspended parliamentary sessions Thursday for the rest of the month to mark the Muslim religious season -- the end of much-delayed e...