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A seven-year inquiry into the UK’s involvement has concluded that London failed to exhaust all peaceful options. Ex-premier Tony Blair said he assumes “full responsibility” for any mistakes that arose from the conflict.
Two million words long, seven years in the making: The Chilcot Inquiry called 129 witnesses, including former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair can expect a critical review, but probably not a future court date.
Shoukry affirmed Egypt support to Iraq in the fight against terrorism in bilateral meetings
The visit aims to affirm Egypt’s support for Iraq in facing the current challenges, in particular fighting terrorism, says spokesperson
A US-led air strike killed two senior Islamic State (IS) commanders in late June. The Pentagon said that one of the targets was the movement’s deputy minister of war.
Iraqi fighting forces are preparing an attack on Mosul. Thousands of people have fled the city ahead of the expected battle, yet aid organizations expect even larger waves of refugees soon.
The announcement comes after Iraqi forces defeated the remaining strongholds of Islamic State
Iraqi troops have cleared out the last pocket of “Islamic State” (IS) resistance and ended the battle in Fallujah, a general said. The news comes over a week after Baghdad declared victory in the war-ravaged city
The Iraqi army began a military operation on 23 May that aims to reclaim the city from Islamic State control
Islamic State” has been enslaving and murdering Yazidis in Iraq for two years. Advocates of the religious and ethnic minority say there’s still no end in sight.
Al-Sisi headed the meeting in which an array of topics was discussed including terrorism in Sinai
The president and Iraqi FM reviewed counter-terrorism efforts and the fight against IS
In Bashir, a Shiite Turkmen town recently liberated from the “Islamic State,” tensions that could lead to a new conflict in Iraq are palpable. Florian Neuhof reports from northern Iraq.
The UN has strongly urged Iraq’s political leaders and civil society to resolve the current political deadlock.
Demonstrators have gathered in Baghdad to protest Iraq’s government every Friday for months. The Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is using the movement to stage his political comeback, Birgit Svensson reports from Baghdad.
Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Abadi has failed to abolish sectarian and party quotas for government positions. The threat of a shutdown now looms, while “Islamic State” continues to control large parts of the country.
‘IS’ fighters have regained ground after breaking through Kurdish defenses near the city of Mosul in Iraq. An American Navy SEAL was reportedly killed in the fighting.
Protestors stated their intent to continue demonstrating until the elimination of sectarian quotas in the government
Iraqi officials have reportedly revoked the broadcaster’s license, marking the third time Al Jazeera has been banned in Iraq
The US announced killing of a prominent “Islamic State” (IS) leader
US media has reported that the army is holding a high-level weapons advisor to the ‘Islamic State’ group. The man has admitted to helping the jihadists in their quest to develop more concentrated mustard gas.
The decision will increase polarisation and conflict in the Middle East, says analyst
A French court has fined energy giant Total for using cash from the UN’s “oil for food” program in Iraq between 1996 and 2003 to bribe Iraqi officials. The company was initially cleared of all charges in 2013.
The mass killing of up to 1,700 Shiite soldiers became a symbol of IS brutality
At least seven Sunni mosques were destroyed in Mugdadeya, north Baghadad
Putin speaks on Western involvement in Libya and Iraq as conflict in regions continues
One of the killed leaders, Abd El Kader Hakim, was facilitating attacks abroad, says US led collation spokesperson
Victory in the Sunni-majority Ramadi will strip IS of one of its key locations along its supply line
Turkey has repeatedly justified the deployment as “routine” training