Tony Blair could face Iraq contempt vote in Commons
A group of senior MPs is calling for a vote to decide whether Tony Blair is guilty of contempt of Parliament over his decision to invade Iraq in 2003. Conservative David Davis said he will present the motion on Thursday accusing the former PM of ...
Tony Blair faces being expelled from Privy Council over Iraq 'contempt'
symbol of stupidity
Chilcot report: John Prescott says Iraq War was illegal
Islamic State lost quarter of its Iraq, Syria territory in 18 months: IHS
BEIRUT Islamic State lost an area the size of Ireland - a quarter of its territory - to hostile forces in the last 18 months in Iraq and Syria and is likely to further step up attacks on civilians in coming months, IHS said in a report on Sunday. The ...
British Think Tank: Islamic State Continues to Lose Territory in Iraq, Syria
Islamic State Losing Territory in Iraq
Islamic State 'losing territory in Iraq and Syria,' report says
We forget why Iraq is in a dire situation
The Seattle Times
Yet, here in the U.S., the larger context goes ignored. How many commentators are highlighting how today's violence is a legacy of yesterday's poor foreign policy choices? There has been no peace in Iraq since the first American bomb was dropped in 2003.
Iraq PM: Key base taken back from Islamic State
Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, fell to IS militants in the summer 2014, when the extremist group captured large swaths of northern and western Iraq. In late March, Iraqi forces launched an operation aimed at dislodging IS from areas to the south ...
Iraq PM announces recapture of key base from IS militants
At least 30 killed in ISIL assault on Iraq shrine
Iraq shrine attack: IS kills dozens in Balad
What does Angela Eagle believe? Her voting record from Iraq to welfare cuts to the NHS
Angela Eagle is expected to announce that she will stand for Labour leader against Jeremy Corbyn, triggering a contest. The former shadow Business Secretary is hardly a household name – gaining just 1 per cent of support in a previous poll of potential ...
Russia supplies Iraq with more helicopter gunships
Since the war against ISIS began in June 2014 Iran and Russia supplied Baghdad with Su-25 attack planes to support their war effort, more recently the United States has begun delivering Iraq F-16's, which have also flown airstrikes against ISIS targets.
New York Times
Iran, Once Quiet About Its Casualties in Syria and Iraq, Now Glorifies Them
New York Times
For years, Iran covered up its military activities in Syria and Iraq, so the government could deny any official involvement on the ground. Coffins arrived with the bodies of soldiers who went unidentified, referred to only as “defenders of the shrines ...
Iran to continue military advisory assistance to Iraq, Syria
Iran to Continue Advisory Missions in Iraq, Syria: Shamkhani
ON TARGET: Lying to ourselves about our apparent role in Iraq
With the release last week of Sir John Chilcot's damning report on the United Kingdom's role in the Iraq war and its aftermath — which concluded that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was an unnecessary and colossal blunder — discussions about the current ...
Iraqi forces retake air base from ISIS near Mosul, prime minister says
Recapturing and securing al-Qayyarah -- one of the biggest air bases in Iraq -- is seen as a breakthrough in the mission to liberate Mosul, as the base can be used by the army and the U.S.-led international coalition in further missions against ISIS in ...
Britain wants Tony Blair punished for 'illegal' Iraq War, MP warns
The former Prime Minister faces a humiliating Commons vote to find him in contempt of Parliament under plans to be put before the House later this week. Blair could be hauled into the chamber and “brought to the bar of House” in a symbolic gesture ...