Iraq has one of the worst displacement problems in the world--more than 1.3 million people remain displaced and many Kurdish refugees say the government has done nothing to help them.
Feeling cheated by Kuwait, abandoned by Baghdad, and betrayed by Washington, Iraq's oil-rich city of Basra in southern Iraq is turning to Iran.
Through poetry, Pulitzer Center grantee David Enders considers the danger he faces as a journalist in Iraq where security resides "only in your head."
Muqtada al Sadr, an outspoken Shiite cleric and staunch foe of the U.S., has consolidated his power in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City and become a political kingmaker in Iraq.
As Iraqis prepare to travel to Mecca for the annual pilgrimage, a small village on the road to Saudi Arabia has become a major source of tension.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki was once the great hope for democracy. Today, he looks more like Saddam-lite as the Iraqi government heads towards a dictatorship.
American troops are withdrawing from Iraq, but no one knows what the future will hold for the country.
Pulitzer Center grantee David Enders, reporting from Iraq, tells about his 500-mile drive, three-hour detention at a local police station and two missed meetings. All in a day's work.
Civilians living in refugee camps in northern Iraq are not convinced the cease fire between Kurdish rebels and the Iranian government will last.
Despite a ceasefire between Party for Free Life in Kurdistan and the Iranian government, civilians displaced by the violence living in the Qandil Mountains in northern Iraq are wary of going home.
Iraqi journalists are harassed, beaten and murdered as the government takes violent steps to eliminate a free and open press.
A massive expansion of the US consulate in Basra suggests that the American presence in some parts of Iraq may actually increase after U.S. troops withdraw.