One of the rockets struck close to the American Embassy. The attack signals an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militias in October.
Jaafar al-Moussawi, deputy leader of Sadr's political movement, condemned the government for using what he called "excessive force."
Dozens of people incurred injuries from tear gas and live fire, witnesses said
A photo of Haider al Abadi looking at a damaged sofa inspired the hashtag “My couch, my pride" and countless memes.
Supporters of a prominent Shi'ite cleric are demanding government reform.
The State Department can often times be so inward looking that it fixes the facts based on the policy need, making reality fit the vision whether that naughty reality wants to or not. Sometimes it's funny, sometimes it can be tragic.
Will Miller find WMD in Iraq? Will American reconstruction efforts in Baghdad go as planned in the face of growing insurgency? Of course not, but there are enough frenetic firefights to maintain a satisfying level of suspense.
An elite security force affiliated with Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's office is holding detainees in miserable conditions
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