Nuri al Maliki

 

Baghdad blast walls to come down

Staff Reporter

The blast walls that have divided Baghdad communities since the US-led invasion in 2003 will be removed within 40 days, Iraq said on Wednesday.

Watchdogs urge Iraq to end media harassment

Staff Reporter

Media watchdogs have urged Iraq's government to end harassment and intimidation of journalists and push for the release of a freelance photographer.

US-backed Iraqi militias 'plotting attacks'

Staff Reporter

Former insurgents recruited by US forces to fight al-Qaeda are plotting to launch terror attacks of their own, Iraq's vice president said on Tuesday.

Iraqi officials 'held over coup plot'

Staff Reporter

Iraq has arrested about 50 interior ministry officials for plotting a coup against the Shi'ite-led government, it was reported on Thursday.