7 January 2014 Last updated at 04:52 ET

Gunmen declare Military Council of Fallujah (06/01/14)Is Iraq losing control of its biggest province?

Al-Qaeda-linked fighters and Sunni tribes have taken control of key cities in Iraq's Anbar province. Here is a guide to what's happened.

Nouri Maliki at the White House (1 November 2013)Maliki's challenge

Will Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki steer Iraq into the future, or be cast aside in its first post-occupation polls, asks Michael Knights.

Features and Analysis

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.