A U.S. drone crashed in northern Iraq Saturday morning, damaging the Mosul branch of the powerful Iraqi Islamic Party -- the nation's largest Sunni political party, a U.S. military spokesman confirmed.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's coalition won most of the provinces in last week's local elections, and an underdog prevailed in Anbar, the largely Sunni Arab province, election officials said Thursday.
Iraq's most powerful Sunni Arab political party on Monday said a U.S. soldier's desecration of the Quran, the Muslim holy book, requires the "severest of punishments," not just an apology and a military reassignment.
With the country's largest Sunni political bloc threatening to leave the Cabinet, top Iraqi leaders are hoping to sit down soon to settle the friction and finger-pointing among Sunni Arabs, Shiites and Kurds, officials told CNN on Saturday.
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Nearly three months after she was abducted in Baghdad, American journalist Jill Carroll walked into the office of a Sunni Arab political party Thursday and asked if she could call the U.S. Embassy, an official with the Iraqi Islamic Party said.
Five Iraqi civilians have been killed and two wounded when a bomb exploded outside the Iraqi Islamic Party's Khalis headquarters, an official with Diyala province's Joint Coordination Center has told CNN.
The United Iraqi Alliance and Kurdish alliance -- the Shiite-led and Kurdish coalitions that prevailed in the January 30 elections -- are considered front-runners in Thursday's parliamentary elections.
A top Sunni Arab political activist, another sheik and their driver were killed in a shooting Monday afternoon after a meeting with local tribal chiefs in Falluja, west of Baghdad, a party official and police sources said.
Iraq's Sunni Arabs, who turned out in larger numbers for a constitutional referendum after boycotting January's parliamentary vote, are now flexing their political muscles for the December 15 assembly election, Sunni Arab officials told CNN.
As an insurgent attack killed 30 Iraqis on Wednesday, a powerful Sunni Arab group and the nation's Kurdish-Shiite coalition reached an agreement that may aid passage of Iraq's first constitution, President Jalal Talabani said.