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Iraq's main political parties have reached an agreement to form a new government, more than eight months after the election. Prime Minister Maliki and President Talibani will retain their posts, while a leader in Iraqiya will become the speaker of parliament. Iyad Allawi will hold the top position on the security council.




Pope calls for religious freedom in Muslim states




Iraq's new govt to include Sunni-backed bloc




Iraq's Christians terrorized by wave of bombings




Private security companies sign code of conduct




Baghdad attacks fuel Christian fears




Kirkuk: a ticking time bomb in volatile north Iraq




Insurgents killed three Christians in targeted attacks in Baghdad and three Awakening fighters in an IED blast in Babil. Joint security forces detained 23 wanted men in operations southwest of Kirkuk.




Ten Iraqis were killed in a car bomb attack late Monday night in Basrah. Insurgents killed two policemen in Mosul. Security forces detained 12 wanted men in Maysan.




A review of Christian-Muslim conflict and a modest proposal to counter it




Insurgents killed 11 people in car bomb attacks in Najaf and Karbala, and killed a civilian in an IED attack in Mosul. Police detained two wanted terrorists in Maysan. Iraqi political leaders are meeting in Irbil in an effort to select a new government.




Church leader urges Iraqi Christians to quit country




Insurgents killed two soldiers, two Awakening fighters, a policeman, and an imam in Mosul, Tal Afar, Samarra, and Baghdad. Security forces killed a suicide bomber near a school in Tal Afar.




European court demands halt to forcible return of Iraqi asylum seekers




US general describes remaining terror threat in Iraq




Iraq - Al-Qaeda prompts Christians to flee




US - Audit questions tensions in Iraq




Premonitions of danger at Baghdad church held hostage




Bombs kill dozens as Iraqi Christians mourn




Thirty Iraqis were killed and 75 more were wounded in a series of 13 bombings in Shia areas in Baghdad. Three security officials and a captured al Qaeda commander were killed in an IED attack in Saadiya. An Awakening officer was killed in a shooting in Kirkuk.