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Iraq War


US reviews military plans against Iran, in echoes of Iraq war

May 14, 2019 4:17 pm

The high-level review of the Pentagon’s plans was presented during a meeting about broader Iran policy. It was held days after what the Trump administration described, without evidence, as new intelligence indicating that Iran was mobilizing proxy groups in Iraq and Syria to attack US forces.

Tony Blair was 'duped' by George W Bush into backing 2003 Iraq War: UK former PM Gordon Brown

November 05, 2017 3:54 pm

Gordon Brown said the US kept quiet about a secret intelligence report that showed there was 'no evidence' that Iraq had access to weapons of mass destruction

Kurdish leader, first non-Arab President of Iraq- Jalal Talabani dies in Germany: State TV

October 03, 2017 8:23 pm

Jalal Talabani died in Germany, according to Erbil-based Rudaw TV, which reported earlier in the day that his health had deterioted.

On this day of Christmas, I can only pray for better: Iraq war survivor

December 27, 2015 8:41 am

Harjit was abducted on June 11 but claims to have managed to escape four days later from the thread factory where he was held captive along with the other Indians.

Iraq War-Crimes Case: Marine sergeant guilty of murder in retrial for 2006 civilian killing

June 18, 2015 8:51 am

Hutchins had his conviction overturned twice by military courts after rulings that there were errors in the handling of his case.

Obama to reveal strategy to tackle ISIS threat on Wednesday

September 08, 2014 9:14 am

Obama said the entire international community understands that ISIS was something that has to be dealt with.

Iraq parliament delays next session till mid-August, clashes continue

July 08, 2014 5:52 am

The new legislature held its first session since April elections last week, but failed to make any headway on selecting a new prime minister.

ISIS ‘caliphate’ threat to whole region: Maliki

July 03, 2014 1:38 am

Iraq PM warns that all neighbours are now inside ‘red circle’.

After years off-stage, Iraq’s top cleric takes charge

July 01, 2014 1:56 am

The most immediate consequence of Sistani’s involvement may be to speed up government formation; and the biggest risk is that it may sharpen the sectarian edge of the conflict.

A banker, telecom executive, builder, all sign up to fight in Iraq

June 25, 2014 10:04 am

Visas uncertain, but Shia volunteers want to give their all to protect holy sites.