Recent deadly bombing underscores fraught future of Iraqi tribal force that fought insurgents.
Murder of alleged convert shows religious traditions in conflict with judicial authority.
Fate of fragile artefacts hangs in the balance amid competing claims from Baghdad and Jewish groups.
Debate rages over Iran’s intentions in Iraq as it moves to eclipse American influence. By Neil Arun in Erbil and Abeer Mohammed in Baghdad
Looming parliamentary election could upset power balance in volatile region.
American support seen as crucial to helping Iraqi Kurds resolve rebel conflicts with Turkey and Iran.
An apparently close ally of Bin Laden among a dozen Taleban detained in southern Afghanistan.
Opposition leaders in Pakistan furious over revelations that Islamabad colluded in US bombing of Afghanistan
The deteriorating security situation prompts UN to bolster protection for members of its relief teams.
Critics of America’s opposition to the new international court make their point on Scheveningen beach.