Laith Hammoudi | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
15 Aug 14
After eight years, Nuri al-Maliki resigns after initially saying he won't.
11 Aug 14
If it goes through, appointment will unblock Iraqi politics, though current prime minister hasn't conceded defeat yet.
21 Jul 14
Families flee as insurgents threaten dire consequences for non-Sunni groups.
1 Jul 14
Sunni insurgents are at the gates, yet main parliamentary factions focus on tactical manoeuvring for top posts.
an IWPR contributor in Nineveh, Laith Hammoudi
25 Jun 14
"They left everything behind and ran for their lives.”
17 Jun 14
Insurgents still hold Mosul and other key Sunni towns.
14 Jun 14
Reports of fight-back come as Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric calls for volunteers to fight insurgents.
13 Nov 13
Continuing conflict keeps many focused on emigration.
18 Oct 13
Third force now in second place, upsetting long tradition of power being contested or shared between two big parties.
12 Aug 13
Most want a system that lets them handpick politicians, but none is prepared to say so out loud.
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