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Anbar Council Claims Civilians Killed in Airstrikes; 106 Killed in Iraq

Anbar Council Claims Civilians Killed in Airstrikes; 106 Killed in Iraq Judge Mohammed al-Janabi, Iraq’s chief prosecutor, has filed complaints against several...

Pregnant Woman Executed; 57 Killed Across Iraq

Pregnant Woman Executed; 57 Killed Across Iraq Parliament announced on Tuesday the start of a corruption investigation. In response to it, Prime Minister...

Children Killed, Wounded Fleeing ISIS; 116 Killed Across Iraq

Children Killed, Wounded Fleeing ISIS; 116 Killed Across Iraq The United Nations warned Iraq that hastening death sentences for accused militants would...

Finland showdown with Brussels after Finns rule 77% of Iraqi migrants could be sent...

The Scandinavian state has taken a tough stance on new arrivals from Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia after officially declaring the three...

2,647 Killed in Iraq in July

At least 2,647 people were killed, and 1,048 were wounded in Iraq during July. During July, Antiwar.com found that 719 civilians were killed and 814 more were...

The Iraq War: a Story of Deceit

Frederic Legrand – COMEO | Shutterstock.com   On July 28, 2002, the British Prime Minister Tony Blair wrote a memorandum to American President George W. Bush about Iraq....

Major Operation Launched near Fallujah; 83 Killed in Iraq

Major Operation Launched near Fallujah; 83 Killed in Iraq Defense Minister Khaled al-Obeidi said many Islamic State militants are trying to sneak...

Executions Continue; 59 Killed in Iraq

Executions Continue; 59 Killed in Iraq At least 59 people were killed and 10 were wounded: Militants executed 20 civilians in Mosul, who...

Child Among Execution Victims; 68 Killed in Iraq

Child Among Execution Victims; 68 Killed in Iraq Islamic State militants are reportedly converting Mosul homes belonging to Christian Iraqis into secret...

Mass Grave Found in Fallujah; 125 Killed in Iraq

Mass Grave Found in Fallujah; 125 Killed in Iraq Colonel Chris Garver, the U.S. military spokesman in Iraq, reported on the deployment of...

British-Iraqi man accused of smuggling hundreds of migrants into Britain

A British-Iraqi man is accused of leading a human trafficking network that has smuggled hundreds of migrants into the UK since 2014. Rekawt Kayani, an...
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Video: Decade of Carnage in Iraq: See how MSM changed their tune since 2003

RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook ... Via Youtube

74 Killed in Iraq, Including Family Fleeing ISIS

74 Killed in Iraq, Including Family Fleeing ISIS At least 74 people were killed and nine were wounded: In Shirqat, a roadside...

The Secret US-UK Airwar Against Iraq

The Chilcot Inquiry, set up to look into the British role in the war in Iraq, reported on July 6, and although...

Bomber Strike East of Baghdad; 138 Killed in Iraq

Bomber Strike East of Baghdad; 138 Killed in Iraq Although the Islamic State caliphate appears to be losing its power, many of...

Pentagon refutes claims that ISIS downed US plane in Iraq

Published time: 25 Jul, 2016 20:20Edited time: 25 Jul, 2016 20:25 United States Central Command denies Islamic...

164 Killed in Iraq; Bombers Strike near Shi’ite Shrine

164 Killed in Iraq; Bombers Strike near Shi’ite Shrine Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr threatened to kill British soldiers if they participate in...
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Video: U.S.-Controlled Chaos and Corruption Fuels ISIS Terrorism in Iraq

Professor Sabah Alnasseri says ISIS attacks poor working-class neighborhoods in order to turn the people further against an already despised government. Via Youtube

78 Killed in Iraq; Bombs Rattle Baghdad, Shirqat

78 Killed in Iraq; Bombs Rattle Baghdad, Shirqat Security forces intend to dig a trench around the city of Fallujah in order...
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Video: “We Have Crossed a New Threshold”: Iraqi American Decries Trump’s Open Islamophobia

http://democracynow.org - In Donald Trump's speech to accept the Republican presidential nomination, he continued to call for a ban on Muslim immigrants and ... Via...

Iraq War Families smash crowdfund target to put Tony Blair on trial – bereaved...

Roger Bacon, whose son Matthew was killed serving in Iraq, told RT that any money...

Murder and Militias – Iraq’s Sunni-Shiite Plan After ISIS

Since ISIS’s losses of 45% of its Iraqi territory over the past two years, we may be approaching the end of the...

Sadr Militia to Fight in Mosul; 29 Killed in Iraq

Sadr Militia to Fight in Mosul; 29 Killed in Iraq Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr ordered his militia followers to make themselves available...

More Exposure Deaths near Shirqat; 37 Killed in Iraq

More Exposure Deaths near Shirqat; 37 Killed in Iraq Lithuania is planning to send its first six military personnel to train soldiers...

NYT’s ‘Journalistic Detachment’ Before Iraq War Is Detached From Reality

The New York Times (5/2/03) allows George W. Bush to declare “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq on its front page. Longtime New York Times media reporter...

Iraq troop abuse investigation ‘out of control’ – MP

The investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct by UK troops during the Iraq war has left hundreds of soldiers feeling betrayed and hounded,...

Death by Exposure for Children Fleeing ISIS; 29 Killed in Iraq

Death by Exposure for Children Fleeing ISIS; 29 Killed in Iraq The United States announced that $2.1 billion dollars was raised to...
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Video: British Inquiry Finds Iraq War Lacked Legal Justification

After the long awaited release of the Chilcot report, many say British and US leaders should be held accountable for violating international law. Via Youtube

Dozens of Civilians Exected; 69 Killed Across Iraq

Dozens of Civilians Exected; 69 Killed Across Iraq The Iraq War Families Campaign Group has crowdsourced £150,000 to sue Tony Blair...

Pentagon contractor for Iraq police training accused of inflating costs for years

A lawsuit filed against security giant DynCorp in a Washington DC federal court alleges that the company deliberately overcharged the US government and inflated...

133 Killed in Iraq; Town of Doulab Liberated

133 Killed in Iraq; Town of Doulab Liberated Several Shi’ite leaders decried the deployment of additional United States troops to Iraq. Cleric...

Blair in the dock: Bereaved military families crowdfund nearly £50k to sue former PM...

Donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding page launched to help families of soldiers killed...
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Video: Andrew Marr: Blair “A larger man and a stronger prime minister” after 2003...

No shame;;; "THE view in Downing Street" Andrew Marr Makes A Profession Of Being Wrong Thanks very much to Media Lens for longer clip...

117 Killed in Iraq; Heavy Strikes in the Kirkuk Region

117 Killed in Iraq; Heavy Strikes in the Kirkuk Region The Mesopotamian Marshes in southern Iraq were named a UNESCO world heritage...

Military leaders gagged over Chilcot’s Iraq War condemnations

Military chiefs are banned from sharing their views on Sir John Chilcot’s Iraq War Report...

Executions by Fire; 46 Killed in Iraq

Executions by Fire; 46 Killed in Iraq At least 46 people were killed, and 22 were wounded: Militants burned five people to...

Militants Fleeing Qayara Execute Police; 117 Killed in Iraq

Militants Fleeing Qayara Execute Police; 117 Killed in Iraq Seven months after the liberation of Sinjar (Shingal in Kurdish), it remains a...

Military families sent loved ones body armor to make up for shortages in Iraq...

British soldiers serving in Iraq suffered such serious kit shortages during the 2003 invasion and...

Military Parade in Baghdad; 75 Killed in IRaq

Military Parade in Baghdad; 75 Killed in Iraq A military parade marking the July 14th anniversary of the founding of the Iraqi republic...

Blair justified Iraq War with ‘discredited’ child mortality data

Ex-Prime Minister Tony Blair cited dubious child mortality figures as part of his justification for...
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Video: Iraq war criminal Lord Charles Falconer on BBC Question Time 07Jul16 defends Tony...

Iraq war criminal Lord Charles Falconer on BBC Question Time 07Jul16 defends Tony Blair LORD FALCONER REPLY STARTS HERE ... Via Youtube

The Great Iraq War Fraud

Last week, seven years after the Iraq Inquiry was set up, Sir John Chilcot finally delivered his long-awaited report. Although it stopped short of...

Attacks on Baghdad Continue; 145 Killed in Iraq

Attacks on Baghdad Continue; 145 Killed in Iraq Shi’ite militia leader Aws al-Khafaji has threatened to publicly execute several prisoners held in Dhi...

Bombers Return to Baghdad; 25 Killed in Iraq

Bombers Return to Baghdad; 25 Killed in Iraq Iraqi troops advancing from the south met troops arriving from the east, after forces...

SAS chief in Iraq angry at UK running ‘Latin American-style death squads’

Details have emerged of how US and UK Special Forces clashed and drifted apart over...

Iraq War, an Unaccountable Crime

Britain’s Chilcot report recalled the Iraq War lies that justified an aggressive war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives,...

Chilcot: UK refusing to help clean up Iraq after raining down radioactive shells

Britain has no intention of cleaning up its deadly radioactive legacy in Iraq or even...
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Video: Malaysia PUNISHED for holding Iraq War Criminals to account? Susan Lindauer & Tony...

THE COVERT REPORT WITH SUSAN LINDAUER http://truthfrequencyradio.com/the-covert-report-with-susan-lindauer-65571/ By Way of Deception, We Shall ... Via Youtube

134 Killed in Iraq as Fighting Resumes After Holiday

134 Killed in Iraq as Fighting Resumes After Holiday During an unannounced visit to Iraq on Monday, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter...

Get Tony! People are obsessing over how to punish Blair for Iraq

Critics of ex-PM Tony Blair are lining up to offer ways to punish him for...

Old Landmines Take Toll; 15 Killed in Iraq

Old Landmines Take Toll; 15 Killed in Iraq A group of lawmakers in the United Kingdom is considering charging former UK Prime...

Iraq war 'was illegal,' Blair's former deputy acknowledges

The 2003 invasion of Iraq was illegal, Lord Prescott, former deputy prime minister to Tony...
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Video: Aftermath Footage: ISIS suicide attack on Shia shrine kills 35 in Iraq

At least 35 people were killed and more than 60 injured when alleged suicide bombers and gunmen of the so-called Islamic State (IS, formerly...

US Still Ducks Iraq Accountability

With the Chilcot report, Great Britain somewhat came to grips with its role in the criminal invasion of Iraq, but...

Five Killed in Attack, Execution in Iraq

Five Killed in Attack, Execution in Iraq Following the release of the Chilcot report, British politicians began expressing their opinions on the...

Iraq war was illegal: John Prescott

Chilcot’s Iraq Inquiry: Truth at last or establishment whitewash?

Massively delayed and hugely controversial, the Chilcot Inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War reports back on July 6. RT examines the background of the...
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Video: Chilcot Special: Looking beneath the whitewash of the Iraq inquiry (Going Underground)

Afshin Rattansi goes underground on the Chilcot Report. We speak to Former First Minster of Scotland Alex Salmond. In 'I will be with you,...

HRW, UN Tell Baghdad To Investigate Abuses; 40 Killed in Iraq

HRW, UN Tell Baghdad To Investigate Abuses; 40 Killed in Iraq Human Rights Watch and the United Nations are warning the...

‘Military action was not a last resort’: Chilcot finally releases Iraq War report

Britain chose to join the invasion of Iraq in 2003 before peaceful options for disarmament...

Vindicated? Jeremy Corbyn’s decade-long opposition to the Iraq War

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has a long history of arguing against the Iraq War, demanding...

Chilcot: Intelligence reports confirm Iraq war created ISIS

Intelligence reports examined and now released by the Chilcot inquiry appear to confirm Islamic State...
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Video: Chilcot wrap-up: Revelations, fallout & reactions as long-awaited report on Iraq war released

Sir John Chilcot has published his long delayed report on Britain's involvement in the planning, invasion and aftermath of the 2003 Iraq War. READ...
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Video: Chilcot clueless! Henry Kissinger & Bilderberg Group were behind the Iraq war –...

Bilderberg Plotting To Bushwhack Iraq The super-secret Bilderberg gang wants a new war to generate immense profits and spend the world out of recession. Via...
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Video: ‘I will be with you, whatever’: Londoners react to Blair’s letters to Bush...

The Chilcot report has shed light on many things - one of them being the almost tender relationship between Tony Blair and George W....

Attack on Shi’ite Shrine and Tomb; 47 Killed in Iraq

Attack on Shi’ite Shrine and Tomb; 47 Killed in Iraq The number of casualties in the Karrada bombing and fire in...
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Video: Shrug Off And Move On? Iraq War report ‘inconvenienced’ Tony Blair

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair woke up on Thursday to see his face on the cover of almost every British newspaper. The media...

UK govt gambled with troops’ mental health over Iraq & Afghanistan – Chilcot

Multiple wars fought at the same time saw the British government risking troops’ mental health by ignoring their own guidelines on repeated, back-to-back deployments,...

‘They took one Saddam, but got us many more’: Young Iraqi man tells RT...

Blair’s apology for the Iraq invasion is not going to bring the “destroyed” country and dead people back, a disabled Iraqi man, who lost...

MI6 used hoax WMD reports based on action film ‘The Rock’ to justify Iraq...

A fake intelligence source fooled MI6 with false reports based on the action movie ‘The Rock’, which ended up being used to justify Britain’s...

7/7 London bombings, 11yrs on: Iraq War raised terror threat, Chilcot suggests

Eleven years on from the London bombings of July 7, 2005, the Chilcot report appears...

65 Killed in Iraq During Eid Observances

65 Killed in Iraq During Eid Observances The United Kingdom’s long-awaited investigative report on the Iraq War was finally released on Wednesday. The...

British govt urged to come clean on ‘links to torture’ after Iraq invasion

“Faulty evidence” extracted by torture and used to justify the US and UK invasion of...
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Video: Fallujah a harrowing ghost town after ISIS evicted in devastating battle for Iraqi...

Fallujah lies in ruins after enduring & devastating battle against ISIS, resulting in Islamic State fighters driven out of Iraqi city RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air...

Blair may face misconduct claim from families of soldiers killed in Iraq

Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq plan to launch legal action against Tony Blair...
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Video: Iraqi Exile: U.K. Iraq Inquiry Confirms the War Was Based on a Lie

http://democracynow.org - In Iraq, the death toll from Saturday's car bombing in Baghdad has topped 250, making it the deadliest car bombing in Iraq...

The Iraq War Was an Act of Military Aggression Launched on a False Pretext:...

Before addressing the issues raised in the Iraq Inquiry report, I would like to remember and honour the 179 British servicemen and women killed...
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Video: Tariq Ramadan: Iraq War Waged for U.S. Economic Interests Has Destabilized All of...

http://democracynow.org - In the last week, more than 300 people have been killed in attacks by militants in Iraq, Turkey, Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia. Via...

Blair should have focused on ‘legal’ Afghanistan, not Iraq – Alex Salmond (RT EXCLUSIVE)

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair should have “abstained” from invading Iraq by “all means”, focusing instead on “justified and legal” military action in...

‘Betrayal’: Iraq veterans call for Blair’s indictment after Chilcot report

Veterans of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are calling for Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to indict former Prime Minister Tony Blair for war...
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Video: Part 1: Tariq Ali on Chilcot Iraq Report: Tony Blair is War Criminal...

http://democracynow.org - While Iraq is marking a third day of mourning, a long-awaited British inquiry into the Iraq War has just been released. The...

Legal basis for Iraq War was flawed Chilcot Inquiry finds

The legal basis for Tony Blair’s decision to go to war with Iraq in 2003 was “far from satisfactory,” according to the findings of...
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Video: Part 2: Tariq Ali on Chilcot Iraq Report: Tony Blair is War Criminal...

http://democracynow.org - While Iraq is marking a third day of mourning, a long-awaited British inquiry into the Iraq War has just been released. The...

British spies gave faulty intelligence on Iraq, then quietly withdrew it – Chilcot

The Chilcot report into Britain’s invasion of Iraq is highly critical of the UK intelligence...
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Video: ‘Military action was not a last resort’: Chilcot finally releases Iraq War report...

The 2003 Iraq invasion and occupation left at least 500000 dead, scattered refugees to the wind and threw the region into chaos. Yet as...

Bush, Blair and the Lies That Justified the Illegal Iraq War

The Chilcot report, released today by the British government, concluded what most have known for a long time: that Tony Blair took Britain to...
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Video: Cameron attends PMQs after Chilcot’s Iraq War inquiry publication (recorded live)

Cameron attends PMQs after Chilcot's Iraq War inquiry publiation RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Blair pledges ‘no excuses’ for Iraq, then spends 2hrs making excuses

Tony Blair has taken responsibility for the Iraq War but refused to accept that Britain’s...

British military equipment ‘wholly inadequate’ in Iraq, says Chilcot

Equipment shortages and logistical failures helped to doom Britain’s war effort in Iraq by leaving...

5 revelations from Chilcot’s damning report into the Iraq war

The long-awaited findings of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the invasion of Iraq by Britain in 2003 were finally published on Wednesday. It has taken...

The Iraq War, Brexit and Imperial Blowback

US President George W. Bush, right, and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair during a news conference at the White House on...

Mortars Strikes Continue in Baghdad; 32 Killed in Iraq

Mortars Strikes Continue in Baghdad; 32 Killed in Iraq The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, revealed that...

Chilcot’s forgotten witnesses – Britain’s Iraqi diaspora (VIDEO)

The 2003 Iraq invasion and occupation left at least 500,000 dead, scattered refugees to the wind and threw the region into chaos. Yet as...

Key Promoter of Iraq War Now Embraces Nonintervention

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Rockets Strike Iranian Dissident Camp; 135 Killed in Iraq

Camp Liberty, a former United States installation, came under a heavy rocket barrage on Sunday. It is unclear if the camp or nearby Baghdad International Airport was...

Iraqi looters ‘commonly’ thrown into river by UK troops… some may have drowned, inquiry...

An inquiry launched to examine claims British forces routinely threw Iraqi looters into a Basra waterway, possibly drowning some, heard that senior officers were...

Chilcot boycott: Grieving service families threaten to reject Iraq report ‘whitewash’

Families of soldiers killed in Iraq are threatening to boycott the Chilcot Report, branding it a ‘whitewash.’ The news comes amid fears that soldiers...

WikiLeaks rolls out archive of over 1,200 ‘Clinton Iraq War’ emails

The now-infamous whistleblowing website has published an archive of what is said to be over 1,200 of Hillary Clinton's private emails pertaining to the...

Enraged UK veterans blast ‘war of aggression’ ahead of Chilcot’s Iraq war report (RT...

A UK veterans’ group has blasted the 2003 Iraq conflict as a “war of aggression”...

46 Killed in Executions and Fresh Attacks in Iraq

46 Killed in Executions and Fresh Attacks in Iraq In the wake of the massive suicide bombing in Karrada last night, Prime...
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Video: Two blasts ripped through Iraqi capital, Baghdad: Over 20 killed, scores injured

Karrada, the upper middle class district of the Iraqi capital, is mostly inhabited by Shia but also has quite a large Christian minority. The...

Shi’ite Neighborhoods Rocked in Baghdad; 106 Killed in Iraq

Shi’ite Neighborhoods Rocked in Baghdad; 106 Killed in Iraq According to the United Nations, Iraq authorities plan to allow Fallujah residents to...
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Video: Combat cam: Iraqi aviation annihilates ISIS convoy of 700 vehicles fleeing Fallujah

Iraq's Ministry of Defence released footage on Wednesday which it said showed an airstrike on an Islamic State (IS) group convoy attempting to flee...

6,315 Killed in Iraq During June

Antiwar.com has found that at least 6,315 people were killed, and 1,457 more were wounded in Iraq during June. These figures include civilians, security personnel, and...

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...

http://democracynow.org - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is facing scrutiny this week after questions emerged over what ... Via Youtube

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...

Crimes of Aggression? Alex Salmond’s quest to have Tony Blair impeached over Iraq hits...

Scottish National Party (SNP) MP Alex Salmond wants to re-energize a cross-party alliance to see...
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Video: ISIS suicide bombers attack Iraqi gas plant near Baghdad

A suicide bomb attack killed at least 11 people and injured 21 others at a state-run cooking gas factory on the outskirts of Baghdad,...

Heavy Fighting in Anbar Province; 362 Dead in Iraq

Heavy Fighting in Anbar Province; 362 Dead in Iraq In a televised speech, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi warned that the political impasse...

Soccer Fans Among 86 Killed in Iraq

Soccer Fans Among 86 Killed in Iraq   U.S. military officials fear a continued string of bombings and attacks against civilian targets could stretch...

600 Iraqi civilian abuse claims against British soldiers rejected in court

Six hundred cases against UK troops involving allegations of abused and mistreated Iraqi civilians have...

Bloody Day for Baghdad; 188 Killed in Iraq

The Iraqi government declared that the Islamic State militants now control only 14 percent of the Iraqi territory, down from a high of 40 percent in...

86 Dead in Iraq; ISIS Attacks a Police Station in Abu Ghraib

Demonstrations broke out in Sadr City a day after a massive bombing killed scores of residents. Some charged the government with lax security. Others, including Hakim al-Zamili,...

Admitting the Iraq War Disaster

Despite being total failures, the same people responsible for the Iraq War still dominate the foreign policy of both the Democratic and Republican Parties. As a...

U.S. Service Member Among 67 Killed in Iraq

A U.S. service member died in Iraq of a non-combat injury on Friday. No further details were immediately given. At least 50 mass graves have...

SAS snatches Mosul ISIS leaders in Iraq lightning raids

British special forces under US command have reportedly captured three mid-ranking Islamic State (IS, formerly...

Mission creep? 100s more British troops could be sent to Iraq

Despite the death of a US Navy SEAL on Tuesday while training Iraqi troops, UK...

Lessons from Iraq’s Green Zone Protests

The neocon-engineered disaster in Iraq continues to unfold with protests now penetrating the super-secure Green Zone, but Official Washington resists...

US service member killed near Irbil, Iraq in 'enemy fire'

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter says an American service member has been killed in Iraq. A...
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Video: Anti-corruption protesters storm Iraqi paraliament in Baghdad (SPECIAL COVERAGE)

Hundreds of supporters of influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who have been protesting corruption, have stormed Baghdad's Green Zone. Via Youtube

Contractor Hired Former African Child Soldiers To Guard US Forces in Iraq

A defense contractor hired mercenaries from Africa for $16 a day to guard American bases in Iraq, with one of the company’s former directors...

American B-52 bomber hits ISIS weapons facility in Iraq (VIDEO)

Video footage of an American B-52 Stratofortress bomber destroying an Islamic State weapons storage facility has...
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Video: UK companies recruited ex-child soldiers to work for US in Iraq – report

A number of private British defence companies may have recruited former child soldiers from Africa to work in American army bases in Iraq. That's...

Iraq: Back to the Beginning

With the dispatch of 200 more troop to Iraq, bringing the total to some 4,000, the buildup to the Third Mideast War is approaching...

More ‘Boots on the Ground’ as Obama Again Bolsters Endless Iraq War

Nika Knight Signaling further escalation of U.S. military force in Iraq, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that 217 additional troops would be...

US to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters to Iraq to fight ISIS

The US will deploy 217 troops and Apache helicopters to Iraq as part of operations against...

Military chiefs face bashing in Chilcot Iraq war report, possibly published before Brexit vote

Sir John Chilcot’s massively-delayed Iraq war report could be published before the EU referendum despite...

Publish Chilcot Iraq war report within a fortnight or face 'uproar' – MP

There is no good reason why the Chilcot Inquiry report into the legality of the...

Chilcot redacted? Spies to scrutinize Iraq war report before publication

Relatives of British soldiers killed in the Iraq war are concerned that the security services...
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Video: COMBAT CAM: Iraqi Defense Ministry shows video of airstrikes allegedly targeting ISIS

he Iraqi Defense Ministry released a video allegedly showing its air forces targeting ISIS west of Baghdad. According to the ministry, Islamic State suffered...
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Video: Combat footage: Iraq’s elite counterterrorism forces vs ISIS in battle for strategic town

Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces claim to have entered the center of strategically important Hit town which is located along Islamic State supply line. RT...
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Video: “We Will Prevail”: Three Words, Three American Presidents & An Endless War in...

http://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Obama announced he's exploring ways to scale up the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq ... Via Youtube

United States of terrorism? One-third of Iraqis believe the US supports ISIS

The US has spent more than 13 years in Iraq under the guise of fighting terrorism....

Iraq’s Artifacts of Exile

Tell Harmal lion, by Michael Rakowitz In the initial aftermath of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, looters swept through the National Museum in Baghdad and...
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Video: U.S. Radioactive Weapons Fueling Birth Defects in Iraq

Investigative journalist Barbara Koeppel examines how the U.S. is getting away with using radioactive weapons that are causing spikes in birth defects and ... Via...

Iraq Is Broke. You Have To Pay for It.

The next time a candidate or reporter asks during a debate about education or healthcare “But how are you going to pay for that?”...

The Chilcot Inquiry-inquiry: Farcical probe launched into Iraq War report delay

Pushing the boundaries of farce, an inquiry into the Chilcot Inquiry will be launched to...
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Video: Ex-Iraqi interpreter for US army abandoned, stranded on Macedonia border

Among thousands of refugees trapped on the Greek and Macedonian (FYROM) border there are some who qualify for asylum more than others. RT's Roman...
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Video: Iraqi forces free 1,500 prisoners from underground ISIS jail

At least 1500 prisoners have been liberated by Iraqi forces from an underground Islamic State prison, Iraqi officials said. The jail was found during...

Iraq Ranks In Ten Most Corrupt Countries In World, Again

Iraq, the failed state that over 4,600 (and counting…) Americans died to free from some evil tyrant 13 years ago, is still ranking high...
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Video: ‘Problem of Islam’ or ‘Iraqi war fallout’? Panel Discussion following Brussels attacks

The Brussels bombings (and the Paris attacks before them) underscore the immense dangers Europe faces from terrorism. Alongside those fears - concern that ... Via...

Iraq Invasion: Anniversary of The Biggest Terrorist Attack in Modern History?

Since terrorism’s tragedy is again in the news, it is timely to revisit perhaps one of the biggest acts of terrorism in modern history...

Iraq: Another Fine Mess

The cradle of civilisation has become a free for all. Twenty five years after a US-led international coalition of states invaded Iraq...

Ex-US Army Iraqi interpreter seeks refuge in Greece after US rejected entry – report

A former Iraqi US Army interpreter is languishing in a troubled refugee hotspot of Idomeni after...

US deploys more troops on the ground in Iraq to fight ISIS

Washington has sent a detachment of US Marines to Iraq to bolster the fight against the...

Hillary Clinton’s Support for the Iraq War Was No Fluke  

(Photo: Zimbio) In March 2003, just before the U.S. invasion of Iraq, about 100 CODEPINK women dressed in pink slips weaved in and out of...

US Military Contractors Return In Droves to Iraq

America’s mercenaries smell the blood (and the money) and are returning to Iraq. Mercs are a great thing for the U.S. government, in that they...

Pink-Slipping Hillary: On Remembering the Victims of the Iraq War

The following is an excerpt from False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Clinton , edited by Liza Featherstone and forthcoming June 14 of this year. In March...

Daesh losing battle to forces in Iraq, Syria: US envoy

The United States and its allies claim that they have pounded at least 14 Daesh (ISIL) positions in Iraq and Syria, with a US...
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Video: Turkish military helicopter shot down by Kurds in North Iraq – reports

Reports have emerged that Iraqi Kurds have shot down a helicopter, which they say was used in airstrikes against them. Turkish officials have made...
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Video: Iraqi Kurds claim downing Turkish helicopter – why would govt stay quiet about...

Iraqi Kurds claim downing Turkish helicopter used in airstrikes against them - reports. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/7609 RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe ... Via Youtube

Iraq’s Greatest Danger Yet: Collapse of: “The most dangerous dam in the world.”

It is hard to believe anything more catastrophic could befall Iraq with perhaps three million dead, between the strangulating 1990 onward embargo and the...
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Video: Flower beds, chairs and even clock: Iraqi man recycles old tires into furniture

A tyre repairer in Iraq is recycling tyres destined for the rubbish dump and transforming them into colorful pieces of furniture. Not only are...
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Video: Ruins of War: Iraqi army retakes major part of Ramadi from ISIS

Abandoned houses, shelled vehicles, and ruins everywhere were the desolate remains of cities and towns that an RT crew witnessed while flying over areas...
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Video: Combat Cam: Iraqi Air Force allegedly targeting ISIS hideouts in Ramadi

Iraqi Defense ministry released video allegedly showing its Air Force targeting ISIS in Ramadi RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Whoops’: Iraq admits it ‘lost’ radioactive material, now feared in ISIS hands

Iraqi officials are searching for "highly dangerous" radioactive material that apparently went missing last year, according to a leaked report. RT's Emily Siu has...
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Video: “The War in Iraq was a Big, Fat Mistake”: Trump & Bush Spar...

http://democracynow.org - At Saturday's Republican debate in Greenville, South Carolina, Donald Trump and Jeb Bush had a tense exchange over former ... Via Youtube
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Video: TRNN in Hampshire: Unions, the Iraq War, and Healthcare

Former President of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Mark Mckenzie discusses his enthusiasm for Sanders, and mayor of Miami Beach Philip explains why he is...

A Real ‘Political Revolution’ Would End the War in Iraq

(Photo: Michael Vladon / Flickr) These days, Bernie Sanders doesn’t say much about the Middle East. But if you’ve heard him say nothing else on...
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Video: ‘Sexual emergency’ Iraqi refugee raped 10yo boy at swimming pool in Austria

Austrian police have confirmed that an Iraqi refugee was arrested over the rape of a 10 year-old boy at a swimming pool in Vienna...
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Video: Photos of US prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan released

The US Department of Defense grudgingly released 198 photographs of detainees mistreated by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003 and 2006, ... Via...
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Video: Sanders & Clinton Spar on 2002 Iraq Vote; Clinton Praises Henry Kissinger

http://democracynow.org - During Thursday's debate in New Hampshire, while Sen. Bernie Sanders conceded former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has more ... Via Youtube

The Evil Genie U.S. Let Out of Bottle in Iraq Continues His Rampage

U.S. soldiers at the Hands of Victory monument in Baghdad, 2003. (Photo: Wikipedia) The word “genie” comes from the Arab jinni. As every child knows,...
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Video: Did Hillary Lie About Her Iraq War Vote?

Stephen Zunes responds to Hillary Clinton's explanation of her Iraq War vote, and to Bernie Sanders' plan to mobilize countries like Saudi Arabia to...

What’s in a Name? Iraqis Change Names To Avoid Being Targeted by Militias

So, yep, thanks for asking, this war is going well. Especially now, as we learn some Sunnis are far more afraid of Iraqi government-supported Shiite...

Stop ‘damaging’ attacks on lawyers investigating soldiers’ abuse of Iraqis – human rights groups

Senior Tory attacks on lawyers investigating alleged abuses and murders committed by British troops during the Iraq War are “ill-judged and damaging,” say human...
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Video: Pentagon delays release of images of tortured Afghan, Iraqi prisoners despite court order

The American military has again delayed the publication of images of torture in US prisons in Iraq and Afghanistan. They were supposed to be...

Hillary Clinton’s Iraq War Albatross

George W. Bush’s Iraq invasion may rank as the worst foreign policy disaster in U.S. history – spreading chaos across the Mideast and now...

Freedom! 19,000 Iraqi Civilians Killed in Less Than Two Years

…that works out to about 28 dead every day. It is also an estimate, given that many areas of the country are not readily accessible,...

The Iraq War’s Known Unknowns

There is a lot more than meets the eye in the newly revealed Joint Chiefs of Staff intelligence briefing of Sept. 5, 2002, which showed...

The Five Lamest Excuses for Hillary Clinton’s Vote to Invade Iraq

 (Image: “Vote Different”) Former senator and secretary of state Hillary Clinton is the only candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination who supported the invasion...

The Iraq War’s Known Unknowns

Exclusive: In September 2002, as the Bush-43 administration was rolling out its ad campaign for invading Iraq because of alleged WMD, the Joint Chiefs of Staff...

25 Years of the US at War in Iraq: Tragic Legacy, Dubious Prospects

Saturday, January 17, marked 25 years — a full generation — since the 1991 launch of a U.S.-led mostly air war, “Operation Desert Storm,”...

This Month Marks 25 Years the U.S. Has Been at War in Iraq

(Photo: Jason Fudge / Flickr) Saturday, January 17, marked 25 years – a full generation – since the 1991 launch of a U.S.-led air war, “Operation...

“Staggering” violence in Iraq: The legacy of US war and occupation

By Bill Van Auken Describing current levels of killing and mayhem in Iraq as “staggering” and “obscene,” two United Nations agencies released a report Tuesday that...
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Video: RAW: Mass grave believed to be of Yazidi men killed by ISIS found...

Kurdish forces have found sculls, bone fragments, and pieces of clothing near Sinjar, Iraq, which was captured by ISIS in August of 2014. Around...
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Video: RAW: Iraqi jets target ISIS, according to Defense Ministry

The Iraqi Ministry of Defense has released a video showing its jets targeting ISIS-controlled areas RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Iraq War facilitated Israeli-Saudi axis of convenience

Geopolitics makes strange bedfellows. Take Israel and Saudi Arabia for instance. The two Middle Eastern powers might be expected to have zero common ground. Israel...
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Video: RAW: Iraqi army recaptures Ramadi’s Great Mosque from ISIS, raises flag

Iraqi army forces recaptured Ramadi's Great Mosque from the hands of the Islamic State on Sunday inflicting ISIS with heavy casualties. The soldiers raised...

Ex-military chiefs attack Iraq War investigators over ‘money making’ abuse claims

Former military officers are lining up to attack a law firm and an investigations team examining alleged Iraq War abuses by British Armed Forces. Public...

German government votes to expand military interventions in Mali and Iraq

By Gustav Kemper and Johannes Stern The German government voted last Tuesday to expand the German army’s intervention in Mali within the framework of the United...

Iraq Atrocities: The UK’s “Independent” Inquiry

Nothing justifies killing of innocent people. – Tony Blair, CNN, January 15th, 2015 A little over three months short of the thirteenth anniversary of the invasion...

UK veterans may be prosecuted over Iraq ‘war crimes’ as claims grow tenfold

Allegations of unlawful killings and torture committed by British troops in Iraq have multiplied tenfold over the past five years, with the head of...
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Video: Drone Strikes: Iraqi military targets ISIS hideouts

Iraq's Ministry of Defense (MOD) released footage, which it said showed drone airstrikes carried out against Islamic State group militants and their hideouts. Via Youtube
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Video: Kurdish cooperation against ISIS vital: Iraqi PM visits retaken Ramadi

Iraq Deputy PM said that taking on ISIL in Mosul will demand full commitment from all sides, but will be impossible without the involvement...
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Video: ‘I helped create ISIS’: Iraqi war veteran speaks out

Former US marine has made the revelation that he helped create ISIS. Vincent Emanuelle wrote the claim in an article recounting his tours in...
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Video: Situation Uncertain: US aid money to flow into Iraq after Ramadi liberated

The Iraqi army has recaptured the city of Ramadi from Islamic State - after a week-long operation. Soldiers raised the national flag in the...
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Video: US pursuing regime change in Iraq, Syria, aiming for Iran – Pres. Candidate...

The US presidential elections are just around the corner, the great fight for the seat of power. However, while Democrats and Republicans are all...
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Video: RAW: Iraqi forces clearing ISIS fallen stronghold Ramadi

Iraqi forces have seized the government complex in the center of Ramadi — Islamic State's last stronghold in the western city, a military spokesman...

Russia Counts 12,000 Turkey-Bound Oil Trucks from Iraq & Syria

Requests U.S. Assistance to Bomb Them; U.S. Again Says No. How the Public Get Suckered by ‘News’ Media Ignoring Reality Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org According...
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Video: RAW: Iraqi army launches offensive to recapture Ramadi from ISIS

The Iraqi Army launched an assault to recapture the city of Ramadi from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). Tanks, artillery and mortars were deployed...
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Video: Sy Hersh: Backing Assad’s Ouster, Has Hillary Clinton Forgotten the Lessons of Iraq...

At Saturday's Democratic presidential debate, front-runner Hillary Clinton rejected what she called a "false choice" between defeating the Islamic State and ... Via Youtube

Pentagon calls Iraq attack ‘mistake by both sides’

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter claims that the death of a number of Iraqi troops in a US airstrike against purported Daesh (ISIL) positions appeared...

Pentagon seeks to acquit US in Iraq deadly airstrike: Analyst

The United States is trying to absolve its military over the recent deadly airstrike that led to the death of a number of Iraqi soldiers in Fallujah, says...
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Video: ‘Bilateral issue’ no more? US urges Turkish troops to leave Iraq

The US has urged Turkey to withdraw its “unauthorized” military forces from northern Iraq, calling on Ankara to respect the country's sovereignty and territorial...
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Video: Boots Out! Iraq demands Turkey pull out troops from country

Baghdad has asked the United Nations Security Council to demand Turkey immediately withdraws its troops from northern Iraq. In an official letter, Baghdad ... Via...
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Video: Turkey’s invasion: Focus on Iraq after Syria policy failed

Tensions between Turkey and Iraq are growing with Ankara moving its troops into northern Iraq, claiming they are there to train Kurdish forces. Since...
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Video: ‘No American boots in Syria’ failed: US go on sending troops to Iraq...

US is preparing to send more troops to help the fight against ISIS. But dozens of US troops have been already sent to Syria....
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Video: Iraq vs Turkey: Baghdad issues ultimatum, threatens with NATO, UN

In the wake of Turkey disturbing deployment of troops in Iraq, Moscow hopes that Ankara will avoid escalating situation in the region with any...
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Video: ‘Turkey gets impunity for whatever it does’: Turkish troops deployed in N. Iraq

The Arab League has condemned deployment of Turkish troops in northern Iraq, saying it amounts to “an intervention.” Iraq has demanded that Ankara ... Via...
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Video: Combat footage: Iraqi troops clash with ISIS in battle for Ramadi

Iraqi troops fired at Islamic State militants in a neighbourhood of Ramadi late on Wednesday, as the battle to reclaim the besieged city continues...
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Video: US still using ISIS for political means — Iraqi security official

US still using ISIS for political means, never serious in combating them, states Saad Al Mutalabi from security council of Baghdad province RT LIVE...

Russia Proves Turkey’s Involvement in Selling Stolen Syrian and Iraqi Oil

  by Stephen Lendman (RINF) - Western media say little about what demands daily headlines. Erdogan and his regime are complicit with ISIS, supplying training, weapons,...

Over 3,300 Killed in Iraq during November

During November, this column found 3,341 people were killed and 1,776 more were wounded in violent encounters across Iraq. That’s up from the 3,071 killed and...

Iraq briefed on US plans for troops deployment, Kerry says

The US has fully briefed the Iraqi government on its plans to deploy American special forces in Iraq, Secretary of State John Kerry says. US...
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Video: US deploys special forces to boost fight against ISIS in Iraq, Syria

The US is set to deploy an expeditionary target force to help Iraq put additional pressure on Islamic State, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said....

Ron Paul on Lindsey Graham In Iraq — Wants US Troops To Come Back!

Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain have returned to the scene of the crime — Iraq — where the war they demanded has left...
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Video: Breaking The U.S Is Deploying More Troops To Iraq and Syria

In this video Luke Rudkowski talks about the important and latest meeting between Putin and Obama at the COP 21 meeting, that is gaining...

US invasion and occupation of Iraq created Daesh: American general

A former US commander says the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group would not have existed if the US had not been “too dumb” to invade...
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Video: ‘ISIS managed to sell oil to Turkey on black market at less than...

A member of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr Mowaffak al Rubaie, tells RT how ISIS manages to earn millions of dollars selling oil on the...
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Video: US House passes bill to halt process of accepting Syrian, Iraqi refugees

The US House of Representatives has voted on a bill requiring security screening for Syrian and Iraqi refugees that is so strict and comprehensive...
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Video: Refugees are Not Terrorists: HRW Decries Efforts to Reject People Fleeing Wars in...

Friday's deadly attacks in Paris have set off a storm of calls to close borders and reject refugees fleeing Syria, where over 4 million...
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Video: We are Angry over Death of My Cousin in Paris, As Well As...

On Sunday more than 1000 people overflowed a ballroom at California State University, Long Beach to honor Nohemí González, the 23-year-old student who ... Via...
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Video: Kurds launch major offensive to retake Iraq’s Sinjar from ISIS

Kurdish forces lave launched an offensive to retake northern Iraq's city of Sinjar, controlled by Islamic State for over a year. The Turkish government...

War criminal Tony Blair’s spy chief who wrongly claimed Iraq had WMDs making millions

The former spy chief who provided Tony Blair with ‘evidence’ justifying the invasion of Iraq in 2003 is now raking in vast sums of...
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Video: FP magazine Editor: US shouldn’t have illegally destabilized regimes, invaded Iraq

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YGLamDp6qMM The Russian air campaign against ISIS has paved the way for another ... Via Youtube
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Video: Congress gives ‘condolence check’ to Iraqis despite denial of casualties

The US Defense Department is to get $5 million that could be used to hand out 'condolence payments' to civilian Iraqis hit by American...

Bush-41 Finally Speaks on Iraq War

Media reports on Jon Meacham’s biography of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President, have brought me a painful flashback to the deceptive, destructive —...

Bush-41 Finally Speaks on Iraq War

Exclusive: A dozen years too late, President George H.W. Bush has given voice to his doubts about the wisdom of rushing into the Iraq...
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Video: We Are Many: Global Feb. 15 2003 Protests Didn’t Stop Iraq War, But...

Up to 30 million people in nearly 800 cities rocked the globe on February 15, 2003, in antiwar rallies against the looming U.S. invasion...

Some Use Chalabi’s Death to Lay Blame for Iraq War at His Feet

Daily Beast (11/3/15) depicted Chalabi as invasion “architect” Former Iraqi dissident and discredited huckster Ahmed Chalabi died Monday at the age of 71. While most...
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Video: Andrew Bacevich: Ongoing Wars in Iraq & Syria Continue Decades of Failed U.S....

Democracynow.org - The U.S. deployment of a team of special operations forces to Syria comes after the first U.S. combat casualty in Iraq in...

Hillary Clinton Hasn’t Learned a Thing from Iraq

As the first Democratic presidential debate drew to a close, moderator Anderson Cooper posed a question to Hillary Clinton: How might her presidency differ from Barack...

Media Don’t Call Trump on Claim to Have Opposed Iraq Invasion ‘Back in 2004’

Note to interviewers of Donald Trump: The invasion of Iraq happened in 2003, not 2004. (photo: Arlo K. Abrahamson/US Navy) Donald Trump has claimed many,...

At Least 118 Killed in Iraq as Rockets Terrorize Troops and Iranian Dissidents

At Least 118 Killed in Iraq as Rockets Terrorize Troops and Iranian Dissidents At least 16 rockets, but possibly many more, struck Camp Liberty/Hurriya, which is...
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Video: ‘We have enough soldiers’: Iraq ‘never asked’ US for ground ops against ISIS

The Iraqi government never asked for and does not need any US involvement in ground operations against Islamic State terrorists. The eye-opening statement ... Via...
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Video: Combat Cam: ISIS hideouts targeted by Iraqi forces

The Iraqi defense ministry has released video footage, allegedly of airstrikes targeting ISIS in Tal Afar. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Men gave their lives in vain in Iraq’ – father of UK soldier...

The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has acknowledged there are “elements of truth” in statements saying the rise of Islamic State was a...

Donald Trump Says the U.S. Should Have Stolen Iraqis’ Oil After Destroying their Country

Eric Zuesse On Sunday the 25th of October, Republican U.S. Presidential aspirant Donald Trump was interviewed on CNN’s “State of the Union” show, and was asked...
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Video: ‘Crystal clear case for Tony Blair war crimes in Iraq’

Amid the rhetoric surrounding the conflict in Syria, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that there are 'elements of truth' in the accusation...
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Video: RAW: Iraqi hostages freed from ISIS prison in US-Peshmerga operation

An estimated 70 Iraqi prisoners who were being held hostage by the so-called Islamic State were reportedly freed during a joint rescue operation conducted...

No Shame for U.S./UK Invasion of Iraq? The Meaning of This.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Germany was ashamed of having invaded Poland under a false pretext, etc.; but the U.S. is not ashamed of...

General denies US ‘boots on the ground’ in Iraq

A high-ranking US military official has insisted the United States does not have combat troops in Iraq, after an American soldier was killed during...
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Video: Iraq’s ruling alliance asks PM to seek Russian strikes against ISIS

The biggest Iraqi parliamentarian block have sent an official letter to the Iraqi Supreme commander with the request of help from Russian side, Saad...

U.S. Tells Iraq: If You Ally w. Russia Against ISIS, You’re Our Enemy

Obama makes clear that America's war against Russia is more important than America’s war against ISIS. Eric Zuesse On October 14th, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that...
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Video: RAW: Plumes of smoke rise as Iraq attacks ISIS shelters

The Iraqi Defense Ministry has released combat footage of what it claims is an aerial attack on ISIS in the cities of Tikrit and...
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Video: Drone crashes in Iraq: Was it American?

A supposedly US drone crashed in the desert near the city of Al-Kut in Iraq. According to ground sources, it may have been carrying...
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Video: ‘Cheerleader’: Leaked memo claims Blair supported Iraq invasion year before war

Britain's former Prime Minister Tony Blair has found himself in the media firing line. A leaked memo appears to show that he signed up...
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Video: Ground Pound: Iraqi militia launches offensive against ISIS near Baghdad

Iraqi government troops, backed by Shiite militia fighters, have launched a campaign to take back full control of Beiji province from ISIS, according to...

US and coalition partners launch airstrikes in Syria and Iraq: Pentagon

The United States and its so-called coalition partners have conducted at least two airstrikes in Syria and 11 in Iraq, the Pentagon says. According to...
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Video: Iraq wants Russia to bomb ISIS on its territory, US concerned

The Iraqi government says it may allow Russian bombing raids against Islamic State on its territory. That's despite criticism from Washington over Moscow's ... Via...
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Video: Rashid Khalidi on Syria: The Beginning of This Mess was the 2003 U.S....

Democracynow.org - Russia has launched airstrikes in Syria for a second day, becoming the latest foreign government to intervene in a war that has...
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Video: ‘ISIS in Iraq, Syria have WMD components’ — Lavrov to UN Security Council

Islamic State militants are in possession of components for weapons of mass destruction, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned the UN Security ... Via...

GALLUP: “Iraqis Are the Saddest & One of the Angriest Populations in the World”

Eric Zuesse (The above photo is of Uzbekistan's mountains.) The 2015 Global Emotions survey from Gallup finds that, “Iraqis Are the Saddest and One of the Angriest Populations in...
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Video: Saudis spreading radical ideology, causing mass murder, destroying states: ex-Iraqi Def Min

The 2003 invasion of Iraq is widely considered to have been a mistake, even by many policy makers in the US. But despite that...
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Video: ‘After invasion US allowed Iraq to slip into disaster’ – ex-Iraqi Defense Minister

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE: http://bit.ly/1Mk7up9 The 2003 invasion of Iraq is widely considered to have been a mistake, even by many policy makers...
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Video: US says anti-ISIS campaign effective, Iraq invasion a success

US State Department spokesman claims that Middle East countries, including Iraq and Libya, are better off after America's intervention. Hans-Christof von ... Via Youtube

Relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq urge Chilcot to publish report by this year...

Relatives of British soldiers killed in the Iraq war have called on Iraq Inquiry Head Sir John Chilcot to publish a long-awaited report on UK’s role...

‘RAF warplanes to stay in Iraq over Daesh’

The British defense secretary has reportedly said the UK will extend its RAF Tornado mission against Daesh (ISIL) terrorists in Iraq by another year. Michael...

US invasion of Iraq was genecidal war: Peace activist

The US invasion of Iraq was a “genocidal war” and a”crime against humanity” perpetrated by the administration of George W. Bush to expand US...

Cheney blames Obama’s Iraq troop withdrawal for rise of ISIS

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is accusing President Barack Obama of being responsible for the rise of Islamic State in Iraq. He also denied...

Political crisis deepens over delays to UK Iraq War inquiry report

By Paul Mitchell The chairman of the inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War, Sir John Chilcot, was forced to make a statement last week to justify...

Chilcot to apportion Iraq blame far beyond war criminal Tony Blair’s inner circle

Blame for the Iraq War will extend far beyond Tony Blair’s inner circle to include senior intelligence and defense officials and top ministers at...
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Video: RAW: 60 Iraqi soldiers killed in alleged ISIS attack

Around 60 Iraqi soldiers and militarymen were killed in an attack on their convoy west of Ramadi. Footage shows explosions during the course of...
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Video: UK newspaper claims US blocking crucial data about Iraq invasion

A British newspaper reports that the US is withholding documents that could help explain why Tony Blair decided to join the invasion of Iraq....

War criminals ready to sue if criticized in Iraq War report

Sir John Chilcot fears a legal onslaught from those who are sharply criticized in his Iraq War Inquiry report and is refusing to be...

Iraq’s Off-Point ‘Reforms’

After a U.S.-engineered “regime change” comes the dreamy period of “reform” – redrawing organizational boxes, slashing government programs and “privatizing” national assets, but rarely a commitment to realistic...

Jeremy Corbyn will apologize for illegal Iraq War if elected leader

Labour Party leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn says he will issue an apology for the 2003 invasion of Iraq if he is elected. Corbyn, who posed...
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Video: 27 ISIS militants killed as Iraqi forces launch counter-attack — reports

Iraqi military forces have repoirtedly killed 27 Islamic State fighters in an attempt to rregain control of the strategic city of Ramadi, some 105...

Neocons Falsify Iraq War ‘Lessons’

Having escaped accountability for the Iraq War disaster, U.S. neocons are urging the use of more military force in the Mideast, in line with...
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Video: ISIS launches chemical attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq – report

The US is investigating an alleged chemical attack by Islamic State against Kurdish militia in northern Iraq. Washington reportedly suggests the jihadists used ... Via...

Tony Blair Should Be ‘Dragged in Shackles to Court’ Over Iraq War, Says Father...

Families of servicemen and women killed in Iraq pledge legal action if investigation into war is not published soon by Nadia Prupis The father of a soldier...

Families of dead soldiers threaten legal action over Iraq war inquiry delay

Families of British troops killed following the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq have threatened to take a legal action unless a long-delayed inquiry into...

One year of Obama’s Iraq-Syria war

Bill Van Auken This week marks the first anniversary of the initiation of air strikes in Iraq and launching of yet another US war in...
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Video: Best weapon against ISIS? Laugher! Iraqi comedian mocks jihadists despite constant threats

Iraqi comedian Ahmed Albasheer fighting ISIS & 'other extremists' with jokes on TV show. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: RAW: 7 people, incl 2 children, killed in deadly Iraq blast

Seven people have been killed and 18 wounded after a bus loaded with explosives was detonated on crowded street in Iraq's Baghdad. There has...
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Video: RAW: Airstrikes hit suspected ISIS improvised explosive devices factory in Iraq

A video released by the US military shows airstrikes against a suspected ISIS improvised explosive devices (IED) factory destroyed in Makhmur, Iraq. RT LIVE...
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Video: RAW: ISIS-controlled university complex attacked by Iraqi Air Force

Iraqi-led coalition strikes University of Anbar complex, located near the city of Ramadi. Officials confirmed that after the strike Iraqi forces managed to regain...
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Video: Clashes, arrests as activists protest Turkish airstrikes in Syria & Iraq

Clashes erupted after police confronted approximately 1000 protesters who had been rallying in the centre of Ankara, Turkey, against Turkish military airstrikes ... Via Youtube
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Video: Drone Down! US predator aircraft found crash landed in Iraq

An unmanned MQ-1 Predator drone worth around $21 million was found crashed near Samawa. The drone was flying on a combat mission as part...
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Video: ISIS suicide blast kills 100+ in Iraq: Immediate aftermath footage

The death toll from a suicide car explosion at a busy market northeast of Baghdad climbed to over 100 people, including children, Reuters cited...
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Video: ISIS combat cam: Iraqi jets bomb jihadists’ hideouts

Iraqi Ministry of Defence released on Monday a video showing Iraqi jet fighters allegedly heavily pounding IS militants' hideouts and vehicles in Salahuddin ... Via...
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Video: Shiite Peace Brigades fight ISIS in Iraq, north of Baghdad

Iraqi fighters from the Shiite Peace Brigades on Sunday advanced on villages north of Baghdad reportedly held by the Islamic State group. In footage...

Iraq-Syria war could fragment both countries, top US general says

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. By Thomas Gaist The US war against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria...

Shi’ite Militiamen Accused of More Crimes; 175 Killed across Iraq

Shi’ite Militiamen Accused of More Crimes; 175 Killed across Iraq Amnesty International is looking into 24 death sentences handed out on Wednesday to men accused of...
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Video: Iraq Battleground: Shiite militia, security troops battle ISIS militants

Shiite militiamen made some progress in Iraq's Anbar province against Islamic State group militants on Thursday. Most areas in the Saqlawiyah district are under...

231 Killed in Iraq, including Schoolchildren

231 Killed in Iraq, including Schoolchildren At least 231 were killed and 11 were wounded in recent violence that included a bombing near a school in...

Iraqis do not trust US for military recruitment: Analyst

Former US congressional staffer Rodney Martin says the reason that the United States is having problems with “recruiting” forces to fight the ISIL terrorist...

Ex-Bush officials to teach course on decision-making in Iraq invasion

Two key players and advocates of the US war on Iraq will teach a course on decision-making during the invasion of the country under...

Five Things That Won’t Work in Iraq: When at First You Don’t Succeed, Fail,...

In one form or another, the US has been at war with Iraq since 1990, including a sort-of invasion in 1991 and a full-scale...

Washington in Wonderland: Down the Iraqi Rabbit Hole (Again)

There is a peculiar form of insanity in which a veneer of rationality distracts attention from the madness lurking just beneath the surface. When...

US planning to break up Iraq

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. As efforts to train new Iraqi army flounder By Thomas Gaist 19 June 2015 The...

Downed Fighter Jet Reported as 195 Are Killed across Iraq

The U.S. House defeated a  resolution that could have brought home U.S. servicemembers stationed in Iraq home in as little as a month from now. U.S....

Obama Does Have a Strategy in Iraq: Escalation

Almost nine months after President Obama admitted that “we  don’t have a strategy yet” to challenge the Islamic State — and just days after...

Why We Shouldn’t Look the Other Way on Bush’s Iraq War Crimes

Donald Rumsfeld is this generation's Robert McNamara. Over 12 years after overseeing and helping to design the 2003 invasion of Iraq - the former secretary...
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Video: “Insanity”: Critics React to the Troop Increase in Iraq

The Real News spoke to former Army Lt. Col. and Iraq vet Daniel Davis, journalist Dahr Jamail and policy expert Stephen Miles about the...
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Video: Inside Iraq: Local Militias head up fight against ISIS

Following the fall of Ramadi to ISIS, Washington & Baghdad traded accusations that the Iraqi army lacked the will to fight, while Iraq claimed...
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Video: After Iraq-Syria Takeover, the Inside Story of How ISIL Destroyed Al-Qaida from Within

http://democracynow.org -A year ago this month, fighters from the self-proclaimed Islamic State declared they had established a caliphate in the territories they ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘All American’: 82nd Airborne to advise Iraqi forces fighting ISIS

With victory over Islamic State militants proving elusive for the US.-led coalition, Washington's sending 450 more troops to Iraq - but only to advise...

Obama hints at escalation of Iraq-Syria war

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Obama hints at escalation of Iraq-Syria war By Patrick Martin 10 June 2015 President Obama...

One year since the fall of Mosul: More US troops headed to Iraq

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. One year since the fall of Mosul: More US troops headed...
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Video: RAW: Obama ignores Iraqi PM at G7 summit?

US President Barack Obama apparently snubbed the newly-elected Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: War for Decades to Come? 1 Year After ISIL Advance, U.S. Could Send...

http://democracynow.org - The Obama administration is considering a plan to increase the U.S. presence in Iraq by sending 400 to 500 more military personnel...

US may end up sending more troops to Iraq, Dempsey’s remarks suggest

The United States seems set for an increase in the number of American boots on the ground in Iraq where Takfiri militancy yet rages...

US to establish new military base in Iraq, sending ‘advisers’ to retake Ramadi

The United States is set to establish a new military base in Iraq and deploy hundreds of American advisers there in order to retake...

Bush wrong on Iraq: Rumsfeld

Former US defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld says his commander-in-chief, George W. Bush, was wrong to push “democracy” on Iraq. "I'm not one who thinks that...

Is the “War on ISIS” Actually Iran-Iraq War Redux?

WASHINGTON - ABC News is now reporting: “President Obama met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the G7 Summit in Germany today to...

US nearly bombed friendly Iraqi forces instead of ISIL: General

A top US military commander has revealed that the US-led airstrikes nearly targeted Iraqi forces instead of terrorists of the ISIL group. Lt. Gen. John Hesterman,...

Hard Truths About Iraq

In Washington, a town in which most people, both government and non-government employees, are involved, one way or another, in public relations spin, the thing that...

Over 4,000 Killed in Iraq during May

At least 1,094 civilians and security forces were killed during May. This figure is only an estimate as many of the casualties occurred behind the lines...

Far from Facing the Truth, the US Is Telling New Lies about Iraq

A couple of weeks ago, the Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush was asked in an interview with Fox News whether, knowing what he knows...

Lies, Damned Lies and the Invasion of Iraq

(Common Dreams) - For almost two weeks, the political buzz in the US has focused on those who have already declared their candidacy for the...

Bush’s brother blames crisis in Iraq on Obama

Presumed US Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, brother of former US President George W. Bush, has criticized President Barack Obama’s Iraq policy. The former Florida...

Pentagon sending 1,000 anti-tank missiles to Iraq: Official

The Pentagon is sending 1,000 ant-tank missiles to Iraq to strengthen its forces against terrorist attacks, a top US official says.  According to the unnamed...

Jeb Bush Bobs & Weaves the Iraq War

A little over a week ago, Fox News aired an exclusive interview with Jeb Bush. It has caused a stir. Jeb has yet to announce...

The GOP Still Doesn’t Get It on Iraq

During a friendly interview on Fox News, a Republican presidential hopeful from Florida was asked a simple question: Was it a mistake to go...

Fall of Ramadi result of US occupation of Iraq: US scholar

The recent capture of the Iraqi city of Ramadi by the ISIL terrorist group is a consequence of the US war against Iraq and...

Pentagon Spin on ISIS Victory in Iraqi City of Ramadi Called ‘Delusional’

'It’s unbelievable, frankly. I now know what it’s like to have lived through Vietnam, I guess.' (Common Dreams) - Statements from the Pentagon and the Obama...

Iraqi officials report the fall of Ramadi

(WSWS) - Iraqi government sources said Sunday that the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province, has fallen to the forces of Islamic State in...

The Phony ‘Bad Intel’ Defense on Iraq

Presidential aspirant Jeb Bush this week may have damaged his chances by flubbing the answer to an entirely predictable question about his big brother’s...

New figures for British air and drone strikes in Iraq

Six months on from the UK’s first drone strike against ISIS, new figures have been released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to Drone Wars UK detailing the number of air and drone strikes that have been undertaken by UK forces... Read More ›

​Nevermind: Jeb Bush walks back comment about authorizing Iraq invasion

A few days after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he would have authorized the invasion of Iraq even if he knew there were...
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David Swanson on CIA, Nukes, and Iraq

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Did Jeb Bush just commit a War Crime in Justifying the Iraq War?

Jeb Bush’s people are trying to walk back his disastrous interview with Megyn Kelly in which he said that even if he knew then...
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Noam Chomsky Details How The Iraq War Led To The Growth Of ISIS

Noam Chomsky answers questions from people living under bombardment in Fallujah, Iraq. The interviewer, Ross Caput, is a veteran of the 2nd US-led siege of...

Jeb Bush Admits He Would Have Invaded Iraq Based On Lies Just Like His...

In this clip from the Kelly File, Jeb Bush declares that he still would have invaded Iraq based on the “faulty intelligence” that was available...

Obama’s latest scam: The splitting of Iraq

“Iraq’s fate was sealed from the moment we invaded: it has no future as a unitary state … Iraq is fated to split apart into at...

When Hillary Clinton Pitched the Iraq War to CodePink

Charles Davis and Medea Benjamin Announcing her latest campaign for the presidency, Hillary Clinton declared she was entering the race to be the champion for “everyday Americans.” As a lawmaker and diplomat, however, Clinton has...
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Former Blackwater guards sentenced for massacre of unarmed Iraqi civilians

Three former employees of the US private military contractor once known as Blackwater were sentenced to 30 years in prison on Monday and a...

Asked by Veteran to Apologize for Horrors of Iraq War, Karl Rove Says No

'I'm not going to apologize for our government having done the right thing by having removed Saddam Hussein from power,' Rove insists Deirdre Fulton Karl Rove...

Six months of war in Iraq: Less ‘skin in the game’ mustn’t mean less...

This week marks six months since the parliamentary vote that committed Britain to a new war in Iraq. British and US air strikes continue to take place on a daily basis though now virtually unmentioned in parliament and the press.  In the past, national media poured... Read More ›

Defrocked US General Blames Iran for US Crimes in Iraq

Stephen Lendman  RINF Alternative News Blaming others for its own crimes is longstanding US policy. Lunatic active duty, retired and defrocked Pentagon generals lie like their...

How Bush Won the War in Iraq – Really!

By Greg Palast for Vice Magazine If you thought it was "Blood for Oil"--you're wrong.  It was far, far worse. Because it was marked "confidential" on each page, the oil industry stooge couldn't believe the US State Department had given me a complete copy of their secret plans for the oil fields of Iraq. Actually, [...]

‘Dirty Brigades’: US-Trained Iraqi Forces Investigated for War Crimes

U.S.-trained and armed Iraqi military units, the key to the American strategy against ISIS, are under investigation for committing some of the same atrocities...

MPs demand a date for ‘sexed down’ Iraq War inquiry

Jason Beattie, Jack Blanchard Furious MPs have demanded that Sir John Chilcot gives a date for the publication of his long-awaited report into the 2003...

How Big Corporations Are Raking in the Profits on Iraq’s Disintegration

The current American war in Iraq is a struggle in search of a goal. It began in August as a humanitarian intervention, morphed into...

‘UK govt betrayed us,’ say Al-Sweady soldiers cleared of Iraqi murder, torture

British soldiers recently cleared of accusations including torture, murder and mutilation of Iraqi detainees say they were “betrayed” by the government for having to...

More Evidence Bush Lied About Iraq

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee has released new information claiming the Bush administration misled the American people in the run-up to...

Iraq government reaches oil deal with Kurds

Kurds to sell 300,000 barrels per day and continue to receive 17 percent share of the national budget. Iraq's government has reached a temporary agreement...

Bush Admin. Spent Billions on an Iraqi Army with 50,000 “ghost” Soldiers

Juan Cole Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi announced to his parliament on Sunday that inspectors had uncovered 50,000 non-existent soldiers in four divisions of the Iraqi...

Making Iraq Safe for American Rice – A Brief Exploration of Contemporary Imperialism

Christopher Fisher Betsy Ward, president and CEO of the USA Rice Federation, was fuming recently when the Iraqi Grain Board (IGB) neglected, once again, to...

The Leak That Almost Stopped the Iraq War

SAM HUSSEINI “I felt it was explosive, it really made me angry when I read it. … I genuinely hoped that the information would strengthen...

War Criminal Tony Blair shown Iraq inquiry findings prior to public release

Letters containing in-depth conclusions of a public inquiry into Britain’s 2003 Iraq War have been dispatched to the probe’s primary participants. Critics charge that...

Iraqi Intelligence: USA Is Supplying ISIS with Weapons, Food

STEVE WATSON In a report that has gone virtually unnoticed and been ignored by the mainstream media, Iraqi intelligence sources have claimed that the...

When will US admit Boots on Ground in Iraq (3000 Troops)?

Juan Cole President Obama’s announcement that he will send 1500 more troops to Iraq was made on a Friday, a day usually reserved in Washington...

Iraq War Veteran, Outspoken War Critic Tomas Young Dead at 34

On how he wanted to be remembered: 'I fought as hard as I could to keep another me from coming back to Iraq' Andrea Germanos Iraq...

George W. Bush: I Don’t Regret Waging War Against Iraq

In CBS interview, former president says 2003 invasion–despite hundreds of thousands killed and the regional conflict unleashed by war of choice–was the "right decision" Sarah...

What Could Possibly Go Right? Four Months Into Iraq War 3.0, the Cracks Are...

Peter Van Buren Karl von Clausewitz, the famed Prussian military thinker, is best known for his aphorism “War is the continuation of state policy by...

Canada Launches First Air Strikes in Iraq

Roger Jordan and Keith Jones Canadian CF-18 fighter jets carried out their first bombing mission in Iraq last Sunday, dropping 500-pound, laser-guided bombs on an...

Pentagon On Defensive as Iraq and Syria War Strategy Crumbles

Sarah Lazare Critics warn failures stem from contradictions and fundamental flaws in U.S. policy Months into waging a new war in Syria and an expanded one...

Iraq Inquiry to cost taxpayer £10mn

The Inquiry into the invasion of Iraq in 2003 will cost the taxpayer £10mn, peers have been informed. Ongoing since 2009, the Chilcot Inquiry...

Pentagon to monitor Iraq war veterans for chemical weapons exposure

After denials and cover-ups, the Pentagon has stated it will carry outmedical exams and health monitoring for service members and veterans exposed to chemical...

Blackwater guards convicted in Iraq killings

Four former employees of the US security company Blackwater have been convicted of almost every charge related to the shootings of more than 30...

Judge Slams Obama Administration for Hiding Torture Photos From Iraq, Afghanistan

A federal judge on Tuesday gave the Obama Administration until December 12 to justify its withholding of more than 2,000 images showing detainees in Iraq...

Report: It was Karl Rove behind covereup of aging chemical weapons found in Iraq

SCOTT KAUFMAN The Daily Beast’s Eli Lake reports that the individual responsible for covering up the discovery of chemical weapons in Iraq in 2004 was...

US troops exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq — intel docs

American soldiers discovered more than 4,990 chemical munitions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and US officials and previously classified intelligence documents, which may now...

The Neoconservative Hit list: Iraq, Libya and now Syria? A Plan for Global U.S....

Steven MacMillan 1997 witnessed the birth of one of the most pivotal American think tanks in modern times, whose ideas and objectives would come to...

America’s “Terrorist Academy” in Iraq Produced ISIS Leaders

MIKE WHITNEY RINF Alternative News “Since 2003, Anglo-American power has secretly and openly coordinated direct and indirect support for Islamist terrorist groups linked to al-Qaeda across...

True number of UK troops damaged by war in Iraq and Afghanistan could be...

The total number of British men and women left wounded or sick after wars in Afghanistan and Iraq could be almost 75,000 — and...

10 Myths About Obama’s Latest War in Iraq and Syria

Veteran foreign correspondent Reese Erlich was in northern Iraq at the start of the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic State. He interviewed Kurdish leaders,...

Obama’s Orwellian War in Iraq

As Vice President Joe Biden warns it will take a "hell of a long fight" for the United States to stop militants from the...

Costs of Obama’s New War in Iraq and Syria Set to Explode, say Analysts

Critics of the U.S. military operation say leaders should "look to our past involvement in the region" Lauren McCauley The U.S. government's new war in Iraq...

Poll: 70% of troops say no more boots on the ground in Iraq

As the tide of war rises again in the Middle East, the military’s rank and file are mostly opposed to expanding the new mission...

Nationwide UK protests against illegal Iraq and Syria wars

Protesters took to the streets at the news of a new war on Iraq in cities across Britain from Glasgow to Portsmouth. Students Ellie and...

Ron Paul: Obama’s bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria ‘immoral and illegal’

Ron Paul, America’s most outspoken libertarian and anti-mainstream politician, has slammed US military strikes in Syria and Iraq. Not known for mincing his words or...

Hoping Bombs Will Fix Mess That Bombs Created in Iraq and Syria

Contradictions beset the U.S. war over Iraq and Syria. The principal target ISIS wouldn’t even exist but for the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003,...

13,000 US troops to be deployed to Iraq: Officials

Iraqi officials say that the United States is due to send 13,000 soldiers to Iraq, despite its claims of complete military withdrawal from the...

Apocalypse Now, Iraq Edition

Peter Van Buren I wanted to offer a wry chuckle before we headed into the heavy stuff about Iraq, so I tried to start this...

Iraq War Veteran Warns Ferguson Is Our Future – and Our Past

Nafeez Ahmed The shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, a district of St. Louis County in Missouri, and the spate of civil...

Violation of International Law: Where is Obama’s “Authorization to Use Force” in Iraq

Inder Comar There was much enthusiasm in 2008 that President Barack Obama would bring a saner and more lawful approach to issues of foreign policy...

U.S.-U.K. Genocide Against Iraq 1990-2012 Killed 3.3 Million, Including 750,000 Children

Sherwood Ross Approximately 3.3 million Iraqis, including 750,000 children, were “exterminated” by economic sanctions and/or illegal wars conducted by the U.S. and Great Britain between...

Private military contractors will be America’s army in Iraq

KEN HANLY Obama wants to avoid having many boots on the ground in Iraq. However, he does not count special forces and advisers as...

Stop David Cameron’s plan to join US bombing of Iraq

Charlie Kimber David Cameron, backed by Labour Party leaders and the Lib Dems, is preparing to bomb Iraq again. It will only make matters worse...

Iraq’s parliament approves new government

Haider al-Abbadi officially named Iraq's new PM and most ministerial posts filled following political wrangling. Iraq's parliament has officially named Haider al-Abbadi the country's new prime...

War by stealth and by mini-armies: US Invades Iraq…Again, and Secretly

Dave Lindorff Flash! The US has re-invaded Iraq! The actual invasion has been a two-month-long stealth process, beginning in mid-July, when President and Commander in Chief...

Liar in a Tan Suit: Obama’s Distortions from Ukraine to Iraq

“According to Obama the loss of life and destruction of property in Ukraine is all Russian president Putin’s fault.” On August 28th, president Obama delivered...

US spending $7.5 million per day on Iraq

Editor's Note: If you believe a single word that comes out of their mouths, that is.  U.S. military operations against Islamic State in Iraq have...

53 National Religious Groups, Academics, and Ministers Urge Alternatives to U.S. Military Action in...

Dear President Obama: As religious communities, leaders, and academics, we write to express our deep concern over the recent escalation of U.S. military action in...

Did Blackwater gun down fleeing Iraqi civilians?

Four former security guards for Blackwater Worldwide “took something that didn’t belong to them, the lives of 14 human beings,” in September 2007 when...

Corporate Media’s Biased Reporting on Iraq

On August 8th 2008, the U.S. announced that they had started carrying out air strikes in northern Iraq. The major reason given for this...