Former Republican Guards team up with foreign Islamist militants in Fallujah to fight Coalition forces.
Most Baghdadis predict more instability, but some confident new Iraqi authorities will cope.
The fate of the newly-empowered government depends on getting a firm grip on security, but adopting a lighter touch with a diversity of political factions.
A boy who dreamed of life as a Kurdish warrior is now a man, and seeks an end to Iraq’s incessant wars.
Giving a fair trial to a dictator who denied that right to so many will set the Iraqi people on the right track to a better future.
In a highland Kurdish village poisoned in a chemical attack, some say execution is too good for the man who ordered it.
Tribal leaders from Saddam’s home area try traditional mediation methods to win leniency for him.
The people of Dijail suffered years of repression and now find little cause to feel sorry that their former president has ended up in court.
Protest against the trial descents into violence and looting in Samarra.
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