Saddam's statue: the bitter regrets of Iraq's sledgehammer man
Ten years ago, Kadom al-Jabouri became the face of the fall of Baghdad. Pictured with a sledgehammer while attempting to demolish the huge statue of Saddam Hussein in the city's Firdos Square, Jabouri's jubilant act of destruction made front pages ...
Want to know what Iraq is like now? Check out 'Henry VI', parts I, II and III
Iraq has largely disappeared from the media map over the past five years. Hotels in Baghdad once full of journalists are empty as correspondents depart to fresher stories of civil war and revolutionary change in Syria, Libya and Egypt. Extreme violence ...
Iraq War: major new questions for Tony Blair
Sir Christopher Meyer, Britain's ambassador to Washington during the run-up to the war, writes in this newspaper today that Mr Blair's mistakes on Iraq flowed from a “black and white” world view that was “more evangelical than the American Christian ...
Blair should be in court over Iraq
Iraq War: 'we have to face the truth and admit we failed'
On the last day of Britain's combat mission to Iraq, 30 April 2009, we lowered the flag with characteristic verve and style. In the morning, at our base in Basra, there was a deeply affecting service in honour of our military dead. It took 29 minutes ...
Kurds eager to end dependence on Iraq
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
IRBIL, IRAQ — At an elite private school in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, children learn Turkish and English before Arabic. Kurdish university students dream of landing jobs in Europe, not Baghdad. And a local entrepreneur says he doesn't like ...
Iraq 10 years on: from death to dollars - how Kurds struck it rich
UPDATE 2-Iraq parliament passes budget despite Kurdish boycott
Iraq Budget Deepens Dispute Over Kurdish Oil Revenues
Iraq war veteran's death raises issue of post-traumatic stress
After returning from Iraq, Glover had struggled “greatly” to reintegrate into civilian society, St. Tammany Sheriff Jack Strain said in a statement. “Sadly, he and his family were ultimately unable to find the help he truly needed.” Post-traumatic ...
Iraq war veteran shot and killed by deputy after domestic call
Iraq: Security Forces Open Fire on Sunni Demonstrators in North
New York Times
The demonstrators were demanding the release of Sheikh Hussain al-Jubori, a local leader of antigovernment protests that have been going on in Iraq for two months. He was arrested early in the day on suspicion of links to Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia, the ...
Iraq: a display of declining US power
Iraq: a history that must not be repeated
IDP's finding little refuge in Iraq
Chief of Iraq Torture Commandos: “The Americans knew about everything I did”
On March 6, the UK Guardian posted a very important story, with accompanying videos, examining in details and with witnesses the extraordinary efforts by US military and civilian personnel to assemble, train, and direct Shi'a commando brigades in Iraq.
Torture alleged in US-run Iraq prisons
How the Iraq war hurt Republicans
Beyond the thousands of casualties incurred, the millions of troops and civilians deployed, and the trillions of dollars committed, the most enduring legacy of the Iraq war will be the political movements it triggered in this country: It shattered ...
10 Years Later: Looking Back on the Iraq War So We Can Clearly Look Forward
That was the day George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and a team of others -- along with much of Washington and a very complicit mainstream media -- took the nation to war against Iraq. The devastating consequences of that war will continue for decades, but a ...