A notorious prison in Baghdad's Green Zone is still open despite the Iraqi government having said more than a year ago it was closed, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
The U.S. Army said Sunday it has identified the remains of the last missing U.S. service member unaccounted for in Iraq.
At least three explosions struck Friday near Baghdad's Green Zone, where a parade to mark Iraq's Army Day was taking place, witnesses said.
Three Katyusha Rockets landed inside the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad Monday morning, officials with Iraq's interior ministry told CNN. There were no casualties.
Two suicide car bombs exploded Monday morning near a security checkpoint at an entrance to Baghdad's Green Zone, killing three people and injuring at least 20, officials with Iraq's Interior Ministry told CNN.
Two mortar rounds wounded seven security guards Wednesday in a compound used by Iraqi officials, Iraqi Interior Ministry officials said.
Two mortar rounds landed inside the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday morning, police said.
Two mortar rounds on Monday night landed inside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses Iraqi government offices and U.S. and British embassies, Iraqi and U.S. security officials told CNN. There was no immediate confirmation of casualties.
Three mortar rounds struck harmlessly inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday night during a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
Once the Black Hawk helicopter was in the air, I saw the beauty of Baghdad. The city was alive. It was twinkling with the lights of homes, businesses, and the headlights of cars.
Vice President Biden arrived in Baghdad Friday to discuss Iraq's upcoming elections with Iraqi leaders.
There are many ways to get to Baghdad, but a VIP seat with the vice president offers a unique perspective.
Iraq is investigating possible corruption in the purchase of bomb detectors experts say are fake. CNN's Morgan Neill reports
Islamic State of Iraq -- an umbrella group which includes al Qaeda in Iraq -- said it had carried out a string of vehicle bomb attacks that killed at least 36 people in Baghdad Monday.
A series of three car bombs exploded Tuesday near highly guarded central Baghdad locations, killing four people and injuring 14 others, a Ministry of Interior official said.
CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on Baghdad's Green Zone coming under fire amid Vice President Biden's visit.
The Iraqi government is investigating whether Iraqi security forces were collaborators in this week's deadly bombings in Baghdad, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Saturday.
The Iraqi government said Friday it has arrested members of a cell believed responsible for Wednesday's truck bombings in which more than 100 people were killed.
At least two people were killed and 20 injured in a bombing in southern Baghdad on Friday morning, an Interior Ministry official told CNN.
A British security contractor faces charges in an Iraqi court in the killings of two co-workers in Baghdad's Green Zone early Sunday, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
Two American contractors being held by Iraqi authorities were handed over to U.S. custody on Sunday, the U.S. Embassy said.
Two more U.S. contractors initially detained in connection with the slaying of a contractor in Baghdad were released from Iraqi custody on bond late Friday, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said Saturday.
Three of five Americans contractors detained in Baghdad have been ordered released by an Iraqi judge, because of insufficient evidence, a court spokesman said Thursday.
CNN's Phil Black reports on the detention of five American security contractors in Iraq.
One of five U.S. contractors who had been detained in Baghdad has been released and others will be freed soon, the wife of the released man said.
Five U.S. contractors detained inside Baghdad's Green Zone now face the Iraqi judicial system, which critics say is rife with problems.
Five U.S. contractors appeared in an Iraqi court Monday and were told to expect a decision Tuesday on whether they would be freed or stand trial, a source close to the suspects told CNN.
Allegations that five U.S. contractors detained inside Baghdad's Green Zone were somehow involved in the death of another American contractor last month are "completely false," a son of one of the detainees told CNN Sunday.
Two people were injured Sunday when a mortar round landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone.
Two Americans were killed in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, one in a rocket attack and the other under mysterious circumstances, officials in Iraq said.
Iraqi authorities Sunday linked a Sunni Arab lawmaker to a series of attacks and insurgent plots, including an April 2007 bombing that killed two of his own colleagues.
The Green Zone and others areas in Iraq are handed over to Iraqi control. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on the ceremony.
It's not called 'the bubble' for nothing. CNN's Jill Dougherty explains the 'Green Zone' as the Iraqis take control.
The U.S. military formally handed authority over Baghdad's "Green Zone" to Iraqis on Thursday as new pacts governing the mission of international troops replaced a U.N. mandate.
A man identified as an Iraqi journalist threw shoes at -- but missed -- President Bush during a news conference Sunday evening in Baghdad, where Bush was making a farewell visit.
At least two people were killed early Saturday in a rocket attack near a U.N. compound in Baghdad's Green Zone, an official with the United Nations mission in Iraq said.
The female bomber who killed five people just outside the heavily fortified Green Zone on Monday was mentally disabled and her explosives vest was triggered by remote control, an official said.
TIME's world editor Bobby Ghosh, a veteran of the Baghdad press corps, explains how the Democratic candidate could gain an unfiltered picture of Iraqi reality
After months of delay, the United States has established an embassy in Baghdad, the State Department said Monday.
Analysis: The general's testimony revealed some important aspects to US strategy -- and vulnerabilities -- in Iraq
Rockets or mortars slammed into the U.S.-protected Green Zone and a military base elsewhere in Baghdad on Sunday, killing three American soldiers and wounding 31
The fortified Green Zone came under renewed attack Monday, less than 24 hours after anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for his fighters to stand down
Fighting escalates, a curfew is imposed, and the US maintains a fig leaf of a ceasefire with Moqtada al-Sadr
As the US death toll reaches 4,000, a spurt of attacks over Easter weekend raises fears that, as one Baghdad resident put it, "in a minute ... we can fall into hell again"
CNN's Arwa Damon looks at life in Baghdad's Green Zone through the eyes of a 14-year-old girl.
"When a bomb blows or something explodes, you know, I just keep on sitting here. I don't move."
Extremists fired an explosive barrage Saturday into the capital's heavily protected Green Zone, targeting the heart of America's diplomatic and military mission in Iraq
Last weekend the NBA All-Star Game came to New Orleans. If you were one of the thousands to make the trip to the Big Easy and hang out on Bourbon Street, you no doubt saw one kind of New Orleans. Like the Green Zone in Iraq, offering salsa lessons and satellite television, this is an area of unreality. But many see economic investment in the NOLA tourist center as critical to economic revival.
A TIME reporter returns to a Baghdad he has not seen in four years and discovers that it is not the same city he knew
A suicide car bomb slammed an Iraqi police patrol in Mosul, Iraq, on Friday afternoon, killing nine people and wounding 21, according to a police official.
In spite of the recent calm, bombs and death linger on the streets of the Iraqi capital, still the most dangerous city on earth
A bomb tore through a pet market in central Baghdad on Friday, killing 13 people and wounding 58 others, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.
Police defused a parked car bomb just outside the northern Iraqi city of Samarra Sunday morning, near where a car bomb exploded the previous day, killing five Iraqis and wounding 15 others, Samarra police said.
The State Department deals with a revolt of diplomats over being assigned to Baghdad. It's no fun being in the Green Zone, but there are also doubts about the mission
The killing of 17 Iraqis by Blackwater contractors puts the spotlight on private security companies. Who are these guns for hire, and who pays when they mess up?
In Baghdad, you can always pick out the Blackwater security guys. They're the burly Americans wearing dark green fatigues, wrap-around Oakleys and enough weaponry to take over a small country. They keep to themselves, throw big parties and are universally despised - and sometimes genuinely feared - by their rival security contractors.
One group of Blackwater USA contractors was involved in two separate shootings on September 16, according to a senior Iraqi National Police official who contributed to a report detailing the second shooting.
Iraq revokes the operating license of the Blackwater security firm after a fatal shooting. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.
The security firm Blackwater USA is starting to resume normal operations in Iraq after a hiatus sparked by concerns among Iraqi and U.S. government officials over its actions.
American convoys protected by Blackwater USA resumed, four days after the U.S. Embassy suspended land travel by its diplomats in response to its alleged killing of civilians
A joint U.S.-Iraq commission will focus on security contractors in Iraq after an uproar over a Baghdad firefight involving Blackwater USA, the U.S. State Department announced Wednesday.
Ground movements of American civilians in most of Iraq were on hold Tuesday after an uproar over a Baghdad firefight involving American security firm Blackwater USA.
Iraqi soccer team returns
Iraq anxiously awaited the arrival of its Asian Cup soccer champs Friday, but most Baghdad residents would be barred from the homecoming celebration
With the surge assessment just weeks away, U.S. commanders worry about massive insurgent attacks
Three people, including one U.S. service member, were killed Tuesday in a barrage of up to 35 mortars fired into the Green Zone in Baghdad, U.S. military and State Department officials said.
A suicide attack in Iraq's parliament building on Thursday killed eight people, including two Iraqi lawmakers, and wounded 20, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
Sen. John McCain visited a Baghdad market Sunday and later told reporters the American people were not getting the full story on what he said were improving security conditions in the war-ravaged capital.
A suicide bomber who wounded Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Salam al-Zubaie and killed nine people Friday was a friend of one of the deputy's bodyguards, a security adviser said.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon ducked in surprise when an explosion rattled Baghdad's Green Zone on Thursday where he was delivering a televised news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki.
A man with ties to a radical Shiite cleric is in U.S. custody in connection with an attack that killed five American soldiers in Karbala in January, U.S. officials said.
The U.S. military has put up a $50,000 reward for anyone who helps find an American soldier kidnapped in Baghdad, the Army said Saturday.
Iraqi and U.S. troops fanned out across the volatile Iraqi capital of Baghdad, enforcing a tough curfew until early Sunday in a tightly packed city living with daily insurgent strikes and Shiite-Sunni sectarian killings.
Time's Aparisim Ghosh has reported extensively from the boiling cauldron that is Baghdad. In an excerpt from this week's Time, he describes his most recent visit -- a rare look inside the most lethal place on Earth.
Iraqi politicians are considering a formal request for U.N. troops to provide security, a Sunni official said on Tuesday, as attackers killed as many as 37 people across the country.
The newly named leader of al Qaeda in Iraq threatens to attack Sunni government officials in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, according to a statement published Tuesday on a Web site often used by insurgents.
A suicide car bomber blew up at an Iraqi police checkpoint Monday near the city's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing at least three people, an official with the Baghdad emergency police told CNN.
Gunmen killed four police commandos and wounded six others Thursday morning at an Iraqi police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, police said.
The U.S. Army discovered scores of detainees in poor health at a building run by the Iraqi Interior Ministry during a search for a missing 15-year-old boy, a U.S. general said Monday.
CNN Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour is inside the Baghdad courthouse where the first trial of Saddam Hussein on charges of crimes against humanity is scheduled to begin Wednesday.
Seven suspected insurgents were being held in connection with a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in central Baghdad that killed an American military service member and a civilian, U.S. military officials said.
The governor of Baghdad province was assassinated Tuesday morning in the Iraqi capital, an Iraq Interior Ministry official said.
When Saddam Hussein was dragged out of a hole in the ground, many expected the insurgency would soon be buried. Monday morning, the skies over Baghdad prove it's anything but.
A suicide car bomb exploded early Monday morning outside the Green Zone, the area where the seat of Iraq's interim government and the U.S. Embassy are situated, killing eight people and wounding 15 others.
Two car bombs killed sixteen people and wounded 38 others Saturday when they exploded at an entrance to Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, Iraq's Ministry of Health said.
A group of 15 Iraqi political parties, backed by former Iraqi foreign minister Adnan Pachachi, called Friday for a delay in the national elections scheduled for January 30.
American troops and Iraqi special forces launched a major operation in Falluja late Thursday aimed at disrupting future attacks by insurgents who control the volatile city, the U.S. military said.
Suspected insurgents fired mortars near the meeting of Iraq's new 100-member National Council and ambushed a convoy of Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi on his way to the session.
Scott Erwin credits his brave Iraqi friend and a spare AA battery for his MP3 player for saving his life during an ambush in Baghdad, Iraq.
The U.S.-led coalition has formally handed over sovereignty to an interim Iraqi government at 10:26 a.m. on Monday in a surprise move two days ahead of schedule.
President Bush on Tuesday praised the naming of a new Iraqi interim government, saying it brings Iraq closer to "a fully sovereign nation."
An American adviser said the U.S. Army "dropped the ball" by providing inadequate accommodations for Iraqi police officers who were to begin joint patrols with coalition troops in Najaf on Sunday.
A rocket attack in the vicinity of Baghdad's Green Zone has killed two Iraqi civilians and wounded at least five others, U.S. military and hospital sources said.
Calling it a new beginning for their country, Iraqi Governing Council members Monday signed an interim constitution, laying the groundwork for future elections, a permanent constitution and eventually a return to self-rule.
A barrage of 11 small rockets damaged a hotel Sunday evening in central Baghdad, but fell short of the conference center where Iraqi Governing Council members were expected to sign an interim constitution Monday, a senior coalition official said.
A suicide bombing outside the compound of the U.S.-led occupation authority in Baghdad killed at least 23 people, most of them Iraqi civilians trapped in their cars as they were waiting to pass through security checks.
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