Nick O'Malley You did not have to look far this past fortnight for criticism of Barack Obama's handling of the crisis in Syria, but perhaps the Republican Senator Bob Corker has been the most evocative.
Salam Faraj A wave of coordinated car bombs ripped through Shi'ite areas of Baghdad on Tuesday, the deadliest attacks in nationwide violence that killed 50 people, as Iraq grapples with surging unrest.
Nick O'Malley As America marks the six-month anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six adults in the hamlet of Sandy Hook in Newtown, Connecticut, gun control advocates have noted that another milestone...
A suicide truck bomber killed eight people at a police headquarters as data showed March was Iraq's deadliest month since August, raising fears of a surge in violence leading up to elections.
Ammar Karim and Salam Faraj Dozens of attacks across Iraq, including a brazen car bombing on the way to Baghdad airport, have killed 50 people just days before the country's first elections since US troops withdrew.
Tim Arango Iraq closed a painful decade just as it began: with explosions reverberating around the capital. More than 50 were killed and nearly 180 wounded in numerous bomb attacks.
Ten years has past since the beginning of the Iraq war. Photographer Kate Geraghty spent several months covering the invasion in Southern Iraq and in the capital Baghdad.
Peter Foster The cost to America of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan could now reach as much as $US6 trillion ($5.8 trillion) - or $US75,000 for every household, a study from Harvard University has concluded.
Azhar Shallal Armed men from Syria have carried out an ambush in western Iraq, killing 48 unarmed Syrian soldiers being transferred to the border and nine Iraqi guards, the defence ministry says.
Iraq has suspended the licences of 10 satellite TV channels, including Al-Jazeera, for promoting "sectarianism", the country's media regulator said, after five days of violence killed more than 215...
Elisabeth Bumiller Obama's Pentagon chief pick Chuck Hagel testifies in Washington
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is in "stable" condition after a "health emergency" that saw him admitted to a Baghdad hospital, his office says.
A wave of car bombings across Baghdad's Shiite neighbourhoods and in the southern city of Basra killed at least 40 people on Monday, striking at market places and crowded bus stops during the busy...
At least 16 people in the latest eruption of violence rattling Iraq.
Alex Marshall Iraq's parliament is set to end a fractious nine-year search for words to a new national anthem - and surprisingly they will not all be in Arabic.
Paul McGeough Any image of the inferno on the banks of the Tigris has the power to stop you in your tracks.
W.G. Dunlop September was the deadliest month in Iraq in more than two years, with 365 people killed in violence that included waves of country-wide attacks, official figures show.
Baghdad About 162,000 people, almost 80 per cent of them civilians, were killed in Iraq from the start of the 2003 US-led invasion up to last year's withdrawal of American forces, a British NGO says.
Martin Chulov Attacks killing at least 60 people in Baghdad have been dreaded and predicted in Iraq.
Baghdad Wave of bomb attacks killed 57 as Iraq faces a political crisis.