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Mission creep? 250 more British troops sent into Iraq

Britain is ramping up its operations in Iraq by sending a further 250 troops to...

Blasts in Baghdad; 50 Killed in Iraq

Blasts in Baghdad; 50 Killed in Iraq According to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), millions of Iraqi children are in dire...

Airstrikes near Fallujah Kill Hundreds; 285 Killed in Iraq

Airstrikes near Fallujah Kill Hundreds; 285 Killed in Iraq The United States has given Iraq a $2.7 billion dollar credit for the purchase...

Britain “over promised & under delivered” to troops in Basra – former Iraq general

Ahead of the release of the Chilcot Report, which will examine the UK’s role in...

Sinjar Mass Graves in Danger of Destruction; 197 Killed Across Iraq

Sinjar Mass Graves in Danger of Destruction; 197 Killed Across Iraq Fighting between Iranian forces and Kurdish guerrillas continued near the Iraqi border,...

Suicide Blast at Abu Ghraib Mosque; 166 Killed in Iraq

Suicide Blast at Abu Ghraib Mosque; 166 Killed in Iraq Although Fallujah is now liberated, it may be weeks or months before...
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Video: ‘Battle finally over’: Iraqi city of Fallujah liberated from ISIS – senior commander

Fallujah has been fully liberated from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), a senior Iraqi commander told AP after the army regained control over the...

Iran Artillery Fire Wounds Civilians; 93 Killed in Iraq

Iran Artillery Fire Wounds Civilians; 93 Killed in Iraq Over a week after Baghdad declared Fallujah liberated, the city is finally under...

Militia Accused of Destroying Homes; 112 Killed in Iraq

Militia Accused of Destroying Homes; 112 Killed in Iraq Essa Al-Essawi, the mayor of Fallujah, accused Shi’ite militiamen of destroying civilian homes...

Kurdish Media Office Attacked; 87 Killed in Iraq

Kurdish Media Office Attacked; 87 Killed in Iraq Canon Andrew White, the Vicar of Baghdad, was suspended from the charity Foundation for...
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Video: Push Back: Iraqi forces continue to fight remaining ISIS in Fallujah

Iraqi forces continued to progress through the city of Fallujah, conducting street battles with the few remaining fighters of ISIS still present in the...

From Iraq to UK Referendum: Tony Blair’s Toxic Legacy

Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, currently back in Britain, cast a dark shadow over those campaigning to stay in the European Union in the June...

Fallujah Displaced Desperate; 69 Killed in Iraq

Fallujah Displaced Desperate; 69 Killed in Iraq Nasr Muflahi, Iraq head of the Norwegian Refugee Council, is calling on the international community to...

Militias Sneak into Fallujah; 256 Killed in Iraq Battles, Attacks

Militias Sneak into Fallujah; 256 Killed in Iraq Battles, Attacks Although Shi’ite militiamen promised not to enter the city of Fallujah, witnesses...

Baghdad Magnified Gains in Fallujah; 49 Killed in Iraq

Baghdad Magnified Gains in Fallujah; 49 Killed in Iraq Although the Iraqi government declared Fallujah liberated last Friday, heavy fighting with Islamic...
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Video: Two Iraqis sue British troops over detention during Iraq war

Two Iraqis have been flown to the UK by their lawyers to claim compensation for imprisonment by British troops during the Iraq War. RT...

Bomber Targets NZ Base Camp; 20 Killed in Iraq

Bomber Targets NZ Base Camp; 20 Killed in Iraq The United Nations released $15 million from an emergency fund to help pay...

Fighting Continues in Fallujah; 240 Killed Across Iraq

Although victory was declared in Fallujah on Friday, Islamic State militants continue to fight and hold ground in northern neighborhoods. Between 50 and 70 percent of...

New Front Opens; 53 Killed in Iraq

On Saturday, Iraqi troops opened a second front in the battle for Qayara, a town just south Mosul wanted for its strategic airbase. Troops have been...

ISIS Abandons Fallujah; 52 Killed in Iraq

ISIS Abandons Fallujah; 52 Killed in Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory in Fallujah on Friday, even though there is still...

Is ISIS Converting Two-Thirds of Humvees Given to Iraq Into Car Bombs?

We may have achieved peak military-industrial complex: the U.S. is in part supplying both sides of the Iraq-Islamic State conflict and through that, creating...

Fighting Continues in Fallujah; 185 Killed in Iraq

Fighting Continues in Fallujah; 185 Killed in Iraq The World Health Organization warned that civilians in Fallujah are at high risk...

Heavy Fighting Kills Dozens in Fallujah; 29 Others Killed in Iraq

Heavy Fighting Kills Dozens in Fallujah; 29 Others Killed in Iraq Interior Minister Mohammed al-Ghabban, a senior member of the Badr Organization...

Investigation of Reported Refugee Murders Continues; 203 Killed in Iraq

Investigation of Reported Refugee Murders Continues; 203 Killed in Iraq Iraqi officials visited a displacement camp in Amiriyat al-Fallujah, where they were...

Lib Dems demand 2-day debate on ‘folly & incompetence’ of ‘unwinnable’ Iraq War after...

Liberal Democrat MPs want a two-day debate in the House of Commons on the findings...

Iraqi’s case against MoD for alleged abuse by British troops could open floodgates

An Iraqi man who is suing the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for alleged abuse and...

160 Killed in Iraq; Torture Arrests Made

160 Killed in Iraq; Torture Arrests Made The Iraqi Ministry of Immigration and Displacement released new figures on the number of internally...

Labour could be torn apart by war crime charges for Blair over Iraq

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has hinted he could call for ex-PM Tony Blair to face...

Civilians Killed Fleeing Fallujah; 149 Killed Across Iraq

Civilians Killed Fleeing Fallujah; 149 Killed Across Iraq Security forces opened a relatively safe escape route out of southwest Fallujah. About 4,000...

Fighting Resumes in Fallujah; 133 Killed in Iraq

Followers of Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr spent Thursday and Friday attacking the offices of rival groups. The offices of the Dawa party, the Islamic Supreme Council...

Civilians Shot While Fleeing Fallujah; 48 Killed in Iraq

Civilians Shot While Fleeing Fallujah; 48 Killed in Iraq Although the United States has spent $1.6 billion in U.S. arms and training,...

Antiquities Destroyed; 111 Killed in Iraq

Antiquities Destroyed; 111 Killed in Iraq Militants blew up the 3,000-year-old Temple of Nabu at the ruins of the ancient Assyrian city of...

One Man's War: Bringing Iraq to the United States

(Image: Haymarket Books)Memorial Day is over. You had your barbeque. Now, you can stop thinking about America's wars and the casualties from...

Special Forces Penetrate Fallujah; 71 Killed in Iraq

Special Forces Penetrate Fallujah; 71 Killed in Iraq Government troops entered southern Fallujah on Wednesday, for the first time since 2014. Only special...

99 Killed in Iraq; Dozens Executed in Mosul

99 Killed in Iraq; Dozens Executed in Mosul Iraq commanders say the operation in Fallujah has stalled because there is no coordination between...

Blair blame game: Ex-PM prepares Iraq War excuses ahead of Chilcot report

Former PM Tony Blair will respond to the Chilcot report on the legality of the...

The Iraq Inquiry: A Government U-Turn and an “Apology” from Tony Blair

It’s really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. You don’t just invade another country on phony pretexts in order to assert your interests. —...

Bombings Continue in Baghdad; 75 Killed in Iraq

Although the fighting has stalled in Fallujah, the Iraqi military has transferred a brigade to the front lines in Makhmour. Hadi al-Amiri, the head of the Badr...

Iraq War made Tony Blair ‘defensive, awkward, self-conscious’ individual – ex-PM’s ally

Criticism of his decision to invade Iraq in 2003 has “destabilized” Tony Blair, yet he...

Mass Grave Near Fallujah; 487 Killed in Iraq

Mass Grave Near Fallujah; 487 Killed in Iraq A deputy chairman for the Hashd al-Shaabi reversed an earlier declaration that Shi’ite militias...

Militias Threaten to Storm Fallujah; 202 Killed in Iraq

Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the Badr Organization, said on Saturday that Shi’ite militias are planning to storm Fallujah once civilian families flee the city. He gave them...

US launches airstrikes on ISIS from Mediterranean, for 1st time since Iraq War

The USS Harry Truman has begun hitting Islamic State’s targets from the Mediterranean Sea. It was...

Fighting, Attacks in Iraq Leave 375 Dead

Operations in Fallujah have stalled for various tactical reasons. Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari described the city as a “tough nut to crack” and expects the battles...

‘Lack of Iraqis’: 17-month US effort failed to retrain Iraqi army

In a blow to a central component of the US military’s strategy in the Iraq/Syria region,...

Families of soldiers killed in Iraq must pay £770 for copy of Chilcot report

Military families who lost sons and daughters in the Iraq war are told they must...

Is the UK’s Iraq Inquiry Set to “Savage” Tony Blair?

With the publication date of the Chilcot Inquiry into the illegal invasion of Iraq just weeks away (July 6th) reportedly set to “savage” former...

Fighting Continues near Fallujah; 254 Killed in Iraq

Fighting Continues near Fallujah; 254 Killed in Iraq At least 254 were killed and 10 were wounded in recent violence: About 130 Iraqi...
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Video: Iraq War Veteran on Protesting Trump: We Do Not Want to Be Used...

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192 Killed, 139 Wounded in Iraq Battles, Bombings

192 Killed, 139 Wounded in Iraq Battles, Bombings Unsurprisingly, the battle to reclaim Fallujah has slowed amid concerns for civilians and a...
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Video: U.S. and Iran: Vying to Defeat ISIS in Iraq

As the two major international forces in Iraq work with the Iraqi army to push back the Islamic State from Fallujah, neither want the...
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Video: ‘No regrets?’ Chilcot report to shed light on UK involvement in Iraq War

The families of British soldiers killed in Iraq are planning to use the findings of the Chilcot inquiry into the war to sue Tony...

At Least 4,164 People, Including Americans, Killed in Iraq During May

During May, at least 4,164 people were killed and 2,396 were wounded in Iraq. These figures should be considered very low estimates. Heavy fighting at the...
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Video: Iraqi forces continue targeting ISIS in Fallujah as thousands feared being trapped in...

Iraqi forces continue targeting ISIS in Fallujah, the last major city in western Iraq still under the control of the terror group READ MORE:...

259 Killed in Iraq; Bombers Back in Baghdad

During Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. President Barack Obama admitted that three U.S. servicemembers have given their lives in “combat” in Iraq and then...

Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq may sue Tony Blair after Chilcot report

The families of slain British soldiers might sue former UK PM Tony Blair if evidence suggests the equipment provided to the troops during the...
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Video: Fight for Fallujah: Iraqi forces enter major ISIS stronghold

Iraqi forces have entered Islamic State-held Fallujah, one of their key strongholds in Iraq, capturing a police station, Reuters reported. On Sunday, Iraq ... Via...

100 Killed in Iraq; New Operation Launched near Mosul

100 Killed in Iraq; New Operation Launched near Mosul A massive operation was launched near Mosul according to Kurdish officials, with the...

Iraq Special Forces Surround Fallujah; 208 Killed

Pictures of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani visiting Shi’ite militiamen in Fallujah have outraged Sunni lawmakers from Anbar province. Iranian media released the pictures of the al-Quds brigade...

‘Absolutely brutal’ Chilcot Iraq war report will not let Tony Blair & Jack Straw...

Sir John Chilcot’s Iraq war inquiry report will not let former Prime Minister Tony Blair,...

Military Denies Bombing Fallujah Hospital; 18 Killed in Iraq

Military Denies Bombing Fallujah Hospital; 18 Killed in Iraq Military forces denied targeting the hospital in Falluja with artillery strikes; however, the hospital...
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Video: Iraqi forces slice through ISIS fortifications on all fronts around Fallujah

Iraqi government-led forces are slicing through ISIS positions around Fallujah, the citadel of the terror organization in the country. After less than a week...

95 Killed in Iraq; Fighting Continues in Fallujah

95 Killed in Iraq; Fighting Continues in Fallujah Conditions in Fallujah are deteriorating rapidly, according to officials. Supplies of essential items such...

Some Light in Iraq’s Dark Tunnel

The U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 blasted apart the country’s political structure and left behind widespread chaos, but Iraqis...

‘Unforgivable’: Majority of Brits can’t absolve Tony Blair of his Iraq war sins

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair can never be forgiven for taking the UK into the...

Tony Blair in Big Trouble Over Iraq War Lies?

With just over six weeks to go before the long-awaited release of the Chilcot report into the Iraq War, the calls for former Prime...

Mounting Concerns for Fallujah Residents; 259 Killed in Iraq

Mounting Concerns for Fallujah Residents; 259 Killed in Iraq Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani asked the Iraqi government and the Shi’ite militias to...

66 Killed in Iraq; Forces Claim Victory in Garma

66 Killed in Iraq; Forces Claim Victory in Garma In Fallujah, fighting has subsided in order to clear booby-traps laid out by...

Is the UK’s Iraq Inquiry Set to “savage” Tony Blair?

In spite of all the scepticism regarding the long delayed UK Iraq Inquiry into the illegal invasion of Iraq, with predictions (including by myself)...

Baghdad Claims Progress in Falluja; 164 Killed Across Iraq

Baghdad Claims Progress in Falluja; 164 Killed Across Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visited the Falluja frontlines personally and announced that troops...

Falluja Operation Begins; 219 Killed in Iraq

On the heels of a victory in Rutba, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the launch of Operation Breaking Terrorism (كسر الإرهاب‎) to recover Falluja. The Islamic State militants...

‘Tony Blair lied on Iraq and will be exposed by Chilcot report’ – Corbyn

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s lies about weapons of mass destruction and his secret war...
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Video: Anti-govt protesters clash with Iraqi forces in Baghdad

At least three people are reported dead and scores injured after Iraqi state forces used live bullets and tear gas against anti-government protesters attempting...

Protest Casualties Higher; 65 Killed, 506 Wounded in Iraq

Protests in Baghdad led to heavy security throughout the city on Saturday, and many usually busy streets remained empty. Tahrir Square, where demonstrators have been gathering,...

21 Killed, 124 Wounded in Iraq; Baghdad Protests Turn Deadly

21 Killed, 124 Wounded in Iraq; Baghdad Protests Turn Deadly Demonstrators were able to breach security and enter the Green Zone again...

53 Killed in Iraq; Security Forces Draw Closer to Jordanian Border

53 Killed in Iraq; Security Forces Draw Closer to Jordanian Border Security forces captured more territory on the international highway west of...

Green Zone Incursion Calls Into Question Iraq’s Future as a State

Former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki leads an obstructionist parliament familiar to those watching Republicans in U.S. Congress. (Photo: Thierry Ehrmann / Flickr Commons) On April...

Mass Grave Found near Mosul; 219 Killed Across Iraq

To lessen any hostility from security forces, Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr recalled his Saraya Salam (Peace Brigades) from Baghdad and Sadr City streets. They were deployed as...
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Video: COMBAT CAM: Iraqi forces target ISIS petrol sites

Iraqi Ministry of Defense has released footage of coalition aircraft targeting Islamic State petrol station, infrastructure and tactical sites near Mosul and Fallujah, ... Via...

Carnage in Baghdad; 184 Killed in Iraq, including Australian

Carnage in Baghdad; 184 Killed in Iraq, including Australian An Australian man was killed on Tuesday in Daquq when the mine he...

Spies over Baghdad: NSA newsletter reveals agency’s role in Iraq War

NSA intelligence played a key role in preparing the UN for the US invasion of Iraq and aiding the subsequent occupation, while senior agency...

Former VP off Interpol List; 70 Killed in Iraq

Former VP off Interpol List; 70 Killed in Iraq Security forces have launched a significant operation against Rutba. The city, which lies...

Trump blasts Tony Blair for Iraq War ‘disaster,’ says Britain should stand up to...

Presumptive Republican nominee for the US presidential election Donald Trump has attacked former Prime Minister Tony Blair for the Iraq War “disaster,” saying he...

71 Killed in Iraq; ISIS Stage Several Attacks Around Baghdad

71 Killed in Iraq; ISIS Stage Several Attacks Around Baghdad The Shi’ite-led government is shutting down or curtailing media outlets popular with...

Kurd Fighter in Iraq Destroys US-Made Turkish Helo With Russian-Model Missile

Kurd Fighter in Iraq Destroys US-Made Turkish Helo With Russian-Model Missile Peter Van Buren, May 16, 2016 There’s no past in...

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