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March 5, 2007
By Hassan Al-Wakeel & Ali Latif
Topics: New Baghdad security plan shows initial success ; Vice-President undermines government efforts ; Signs of growing Sunni-Sunni conflict

February 16, 2007
By Mohammed Baraka & Ahmed Alaskary
Topics: Will Maliki break with Moqtada? ; Return of the Sadrists ; Baghdad security plan

November 26, 2006
By Ahmed Alaskary & Mohammed Baraka
Topics: Less known factors impeding security ; Re-structuring the police ; UN Resolution 1546

September 21, 2006
By Ahmed Alaskary and Ali Latif
Topics: The way forward in Iraq ; Moqtada's relationship with the Mehdi Army ;

August 17, 2006
By Ahmed Alaskary & Mohammed Baraka
Topics: Understanding the causes of instability ; ;

June 12, 2006
By Ali Latif
Topics: The impact of Zarqawi's assassination ; Dealing with militias ;

April 26, 2006
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Maliki chosen as new PM ; Arab dictator's slip of the tongue reveals racist beliefs ;

March 29, 2005
By Ali Latif & Ali Razzaq
Topics: Internal Kurdish dispute delays formation of government ; Unelected members of parliament ; Clock ticking for drafting constitution

December 28, 2004
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Rigging Iraq's first elections? ; ;

December 14, 2004
By Ali Latif
Topics: Formation of a Shia coalition ; Learning from Fallujah ;

November 29, 2004
By Sama Hadad
Topics: Bid to delay elections and democracy ; ;

November 19, 2004
By Yasser Alaskary & Sama Hadad
Topics: Solving Iraq's security riddle ; Learning from Fallujah and the Kurdish north ; Baathists were never defeated

November 1, 2004
By Sama Hadad & Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Failure of Iraqi security ; Politicisation of Army ; Voter registration

September 23, 2004
By Hassan Hadad
Topics: Shift of Iraq's reconstruction money to security ; Kofi Annan raises doubts over Iraq elections ; Rumours in Iraq that elections will be delayed

September 8, 2004
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Sistani and emerging secularism ; Wahabi/Salafi terrorists south of Baghdad ; Impact of Iraq elections on US

August 12, 2004
By Hassan Hadad
Topics: National Conference delayed at request of UN ; Battles rage in Najaf ; Unrest in triangle reiterates failure of re-Bathification

July 22, 2004
By Hassan Hadad
Topics: Re-Bathification a failure ; Iraq to have national census ; Allawi announces new spy agency

January 20, 2004
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Options for choosing an Iraqi Transitional Government ; Attacks against mosques fail to spark sectarian strife ; Iraqi economy showing sustained recovery

January 6, 2004
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Sunni coalition formed ; Struggle between Allawi and Pachachi over secular groups ; UN resist calls to send staff back to Iraq

December 23, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Saddam captured ; Tribunal set up to investigate Saddam-era crimes ; Iraqi Foreign Minister addresses UN Security Council

November 3, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Suicide bombings hit Red Cross and police ; 'Iraqification' plan to tackle security ; Syria snubs Iraq

October 13, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Change in US policy to Iraq ; Iraqis becoming main targets of terrorism ; Wireless contracts awarded

October 6, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Iraqi police sent to Jordan for training ; Chalabi calls for US to withdraw from cities ; $55 billion needed for Iraq's reconstruction

September 29, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Akila Al-Hashimi dies ; Powell suggests consitution could be completed in six months ; UN pulls out of Iraq

September 22, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Assassination attempt on female IGC member ; Focus on Iraq's economic recovery ; Bush set to address UN

September 15, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Security Council meeting ends without progress ; Poll shows Iraqis are hopeful about future ; Reconstruction picking up pace

May 26, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Army and security services are disbanded ; Basra council scrapped ; National conference delayed

May 18, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: De-Ba'athification begins ; Clare Short resigns ; Ending of UN sanctions near

May 11, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: US appoints Bremer ; US moves to lift UN sanctions on Iraq ; More mass graves discovered

May 4, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Baghdad meeting agrees on national conference ; Arab leaders look to maintain minority-rule in Iraq ; Attempts under way to re-establish marshlands

March 16, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Chirac vows to veto any resolution ; Saddam tries delay tactics ; Azores summit looks to post-Saddam Iraq

March 9, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: UN withdraws staff from Iraq ; Bush tells Iraqis Saddam will be removed ; Draft UN resolution revised by Britain

March 2, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Saddam and coalition play political games ; Second resolution may not be necessary ; Petition handed to Downing Street by IPO

February 23, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Blix orders Saddam to destroy missiles ; Preparations for war almost complete ; Saddam offers US anything it wants

February 9, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Saddam still not fully cooperating with UN ; US waits for UN to decide ; Powell dismisses need for more inspections

February 2, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: War could be in weeks, not months ; Blix reports to UN ; Europe divided over war

January 26, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: US willing to go to war without UN ; Troops movements pick up pace ; Middle East summit to offer lip-service

January 19, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Arabs urge Saddam to back down ; Russia re-agrees oil deal with Saddam ; Saudi Arabia looks to a military coup in Iraq

January 12, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Delay in war unlikely ; Blix reports to the UN ; Options for war trigger

January 5, 2003
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Bush rallies troops ; Formal decision by US imminent ; Leaflets continue to be dropped over Iraq

December 29, 2002
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Support for war continues to gather ; Nuclear stand-off with North Korea ; Arab leaders offer Saddam exile

December 22, 2002
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Pressure on Saddam intensifies ; Leaflets dropped over Iraq ; Potential row over Iraqi scientists

December 15, 2002
By Yasser Alaskary
Topics: Opposition conference held in London ; Preparations and support for war intensify ; Saddam cancels oil-deal with Russia

December 8, 2002
By Ahmed Shames
Topics: Saddam submits 12000 page report ; Military preparations under way ; Britain publishes human rights dossier

December 1, 2002
By Ahmed Shames
Topics: Weapons inspectors back to work ; Britain drumming up support ; US welcomes post-Saddam study

November 24, 2002
By Ahmed Shames
Topics: Gathering support for war ; Russia strike economic deal ; Regime change terminology re-used

November 17, 2002
By Ahmed Shames
Topics: Military build-up ; Delay of opposition conference ; Blair addresses Iraqi people

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