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February 26, 2014
Baghdad has been under pressure from Washington, the largest supplier of weapons to Iraq, since reports of a weapons deal emerged this week.
December 31, 2013
At least 169 people were put to death in 2013, by far the country’s highest such figure since the 2003 United States-led invasion, and one that puts it third in the world, behind China and Iran.
June 24, 2013
Citigroup is set to become the first American bank to open an office of its own in Baghdad, highlighting financial firms' growing interest in Iraq a decade after the US-led 2003 invasion.
April 28, 2013
Troops who have served in America's 'war on terror' suffer at historic levels from psychological wounds and brain injuries. Taimur Khan reports from New York
April 19, 2013
Iraqi special forces are closing in on the most senior member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run since the 2003 invasion, security sources say.
April 10, 2013
Iraq yesterday quietly marked a decade since US-led forces took control of Baghdad, sealing the ouster of Saddam Hussein's brutal regime, but the country remains plagued by attacks and mired in crises.
April 9, 2013
Iraq has executed seven people convicted of terror-related offences, despite widespread calls for the country to declare a moratorium on its use of the death penalty.
April 9, 2013
In the decade since the statue of Saddam Hussein was famously toppled in Firdos Suqare, tens of thousands have been killed, the American military presence rose to 180,000 troops.
March 25, 2013
Turkey's leaders and Iraq's central government are hardly on speaking terms - but for Turkish businessmen, money talks. Thomas Seibert reports from Istanbul
March 22, 2013
Events of the past decade in Iraq have changed its people forever, none more so than the Iraqis portrayed here. The National's Lee Hoagland travelled to a Médecins Sans Frontières' Amman clinic, where doctors are attempting to heal some of...
March 21, 2013
Iraqis are proud of their culture, which is rooted in the most ancient human civilisations. Now, with plays, poetry and films germinating again, there are signs the country is recovering. Alice Fordham reports from Baghdad
March 21, 2013
A collection of images now at the Imperial War Museum commemorates the Iraq war.
March 20, 2013
Ten years after the US-led invasion the region's order has altered immensely, with Iraq moving closer to Iran and further from the GCC. Elizabeth Dickinson reports from Kuwait
March 19, 2013
The Kurdish region in northern Iraq is caught between two military forces which, once united, are squabbling over oil fields. Alice Fordham reports from Kirkuk