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Overwhelmed by flood of neighbors escaping war, Hashemite kingdom tries to balance economy with politics of integration
Prime Minister Maliki says he hopes the election of the Kurdish politician will help the country's reconcilation
Prisoners and policemen among 60 killed north of Baghdad during attack on bus transferring convicts, police say
The plight of Christians escaping Islamic State fighters and their extremist rule has provoked concern from the Vatican
Death toll would mark the deadliest two days of fighting in the Syrian civil war, according to pro-rebel group
Islamic State armed group sets off car bombs across Iraq's capital city, including three in a span of 10 minutes
Activists say the Al-Qaeda breakaway group stoned a woman to death for adultery in an incident shrouded in 'mystery'
More than 5,500 Iraqi civilians have been killed in 2014, report says
The withdrawal from the city is another setback for the government-led forces fighting the Islamic State
Sunni lawmaker Salim al-Jubouri chosen for post, as military launches operation to rid Tikrit of rebels
The declaration comes as no surprise as ISIL's ambition has always been bold, but its significance is yet to unfold
The kingdom is trapped between Sunni fighters it dislikes and expanding Iranian clout in Baghdad
Baghdad may be echoing with calls to arms for local militias, but odds are ISIL will not make its way in
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki vows Iraq will make a stand against the ISIL. What are his options?