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Major flip in Iraqi government this week: Could crisis be over?

Al-Sadr's bid to stymie the political process has been foiled, for now. But the new prime minister comes with a new set of challenges.

Middle East

How the killing of Iran's top general squandered US leverage in Iraq today

Washington's decision to take out Soleimani in Baghdad ruined its chances for playing a role in mitigating a serious crisis there now.