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Iraqi election campaign heats up ahead of landmark vote

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Iraqi election campaign heats up ahead of landmark vote

Worldfocus producer Mohammad Al-Kassim translates an Al Arabiya report on Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections. Women are now adorning campaign posters, and young people are weighing in on the process. Also, watch a montage of Iraqi election ads compiled by Al Jazeera English.

Posted: March 5, 2010 17:48   Comments: 0
Worldfocus Radio: Iraqi Refugee Crisis

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Worldfocus Radio: Iraqi Refugee Crisis

Almost 7 years after the start of the U.S.-led war in Iraq, the international community still struggles to help the 2 million refugees and almost 3 million internally displaced persons who have not been able to return home. Martin Savidge hosts Aidan Goldsmith and Sawsan Al-Sayyab of the International Rescue Committee.

Posted: February 10, 2010 14:10   Comments: 1
Bombings in Iraq continue after U.S. drawback

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Bombings in Iraq continue after U.S. drawback

A series of bomb blasts killed dozens of people in Iraq. The attacks came less than 24 hours after workers began removing protective blast walls around Baghdad, under government orders -- underscoring the increase in violence since U.S. forces have pulled back from major cities.

Posted: August 10, 2009 13:46   Comments: 0
Bomb attacks near mosques break peace in Baghdad

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Bomb attacks near mosques break peace in Baghdad

For U.S. troops and Iraqi civilians, this has been one of the least deadly months since the war in Iraq began six years ago. But on Friday, a series of bombs exploded near five Shiite mosques in Baghdad, killing at least 29 people. Michael Wahid Hanna of the Century Foundation discusses the attacks and U.S. troop withdrawals.

Posted: July 31, 2009 16:05   Comments: 1
Iraqi prime minister squares off with Obama over violence

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Iraqi prime minister squares off with Obama over violence

U.S. President Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki met on Wednesday to discuss the drawdown of American troops and concerns over rising violence in Iraq. Joost Hiltermann of the International Crisis Group assesses U.S.-Iraqi relations and the security situation.

Posted: July 22, 2009 14:20   Comments: 1
Wave of new violence questions security progress in Iraq

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Wave of new violence questions security progress in Iraq

On Friday, for a second day in a row, the Iraqi capital of Baghdad was hit with a devastating bombing attack.These latest attacks have raised new concerns about the abilities of Iraq's security forces. General David Petraeus cautioned that progress in Iraq continues to be fragile and reversible.

Posted: April 24, 2009 15:38   Comments: 3
Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

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Timeline: Power shifts in Iraq over the past five years

Scott Peterson of The Christian Science Monitor discusses the integration of the Awakening Councils into the Shia-led Iraqi government. Also, a timeline of the major power transfers within Iraq over the last five years.

Posted: October 2, 2008 20:31   Comments: 0
Deadly bombings raise Iraq’s security concerns

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Deadly bombings raise Iraq’s security concerns

Ghassan Shabaneh discusses how the series of bombings in Baghdad over the weekend raise new security worries in Iraq.

Posted: September 29, 2008 18:20   Comments: 4

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