A common refrain begins again: Federal offices shut; schools cancelled; travel disrupted.
On Sunday night, Marco Pieri witnessed a near-disaster at the Mt. Vernon Square Metro stop. But the experience left him wondering: what is a bystander supposed to do if another passenger falls into the path of a moving train?
But there’s no set date for the release of new cars that will replace a fleet that dates to the 1970s.
Iraq was one of the most religiously diverse places in the Middle East for millennia. Now that may be history.
In the Baghdad morgue, doctors get unusual insights into how Iraqis die. Sometimes it’s from depression.
The arrival of Shiite-dominated militias raised fears that Sunnis could be targeted.
Iraqi forces aided by U.S. airstrikes enter the town of Amerli, where residents had been trapped.
Residents, officials say strikes against militants have increased; offensive underway Saturday.
As the start of school approaches, thousands of refugee families are living in the nation’s classrooms.
Despite years of turmoil and large-scale displacement, Iraq still has a secular, intellectual class.