Iraq Violence

In a few weeks, over one million internally displaced Iraqis could be fleeing for their lives from the occupied city of Mosul
Western foreign policy vis-à-vis Iraq & Syria is an incoherent and ineffective mess. It is becoming painfully obvious that the lazily sporadic Western/coalition air strikes in the two countries, particularly in Iraq, are proving ineffective at pushing back ISIS, let alone defeating it.
In the school I sat with Sherman Haj, a woman of around 40 who looked at least 10 years older. She had arrived at the school with her two youngest children nearly two weeks previously. Sherman Haj was still grappling with the sudden shock of how her life had been torn apart.
Religious leaders have called on British Muslims not to travel to Syria and Iraq, amid ongoing fears of jihadis fleeing the
The capture of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, by Jihadi insurgents on Monday highlighted not only the chaos blighting
Islamist militants have attacked and captured the city of Tikrit in northern Iraq. The insurgents, a group with al-Qaeda
Thousands of Iraqis have been forced to flee after Islamist militants pushed back the state's security forces, taking the
A war of words has broken out over the veteran journalist John Pilger's allegation that scientific research put the Iraqi civilian death toll at 'up to a million'. Pilger was commenting recently on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme following polling finding most Britons believe only a few thousand died violently in the US and British led invasion, and the years since.
A car bomb near a church in Baghdad has killed at least 15 people - thought to be mainly Iraqi Christians celebrating Christmas
Emblazoned in bold letters across red, white and blue, high a-top the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, a now infamous