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    Iraq war fuelled destruction of Middle East

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 02, 2018

    FIFTEEN years after it started, the Iraq war has nearly destroyed the country, one of the most prosperous in the Middle East, and destabilised the...

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    Death and impunity: Iraq fifteen years after

    by Binoy Kampmark | Updated at 12:05am on March 25, 2018

    IT MIGHT have made a bit more than a whimper had the US political scene not found itself in yet another paroxysm of the drama...

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    Washington’s invasion of Iraq at 15

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 22, 2018

    MARCH 20 marks a major anniversary. You’d be forgiven for not knowing it...

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    How the Iraq war destabilised the entire Middle East

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 17, 2018

    AS WE approach the fifteenth anniversary of the unwarranted invasion of Iraq, which we are still paying for in so many ways, it is important...

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    An inexorable tide

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    THERE are no exact figures on the number of murders and kidnappings committed in Iraq; the authorities there are not interested in the long-term documentation...

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    Trump says almost 100pc of territory regained from IS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:42pm on January 26, 2018

    US president Donald Trump said Friday that US-backed coalition forces had won back almost 100 per cent of territory occupied by the Islamic State group in...

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    31 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Iraq’s prime minister Haider al-Abadi called for the elimination of jihadist ‘sleeper cells’ Monday after a twin suicide bombing killed 31 people in Baghdad in...

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    Are wars in Syria and Iraq finally coming to an end?

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 07, 2018

    ISPENT most of the last year reporting two sieges, Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria, which finally ended with the decisive defeat of Isis...

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    We are failing a generation of Iraqi children

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 28, 2017

    IRAQI children have been the victims of the country’s dire political situation even before the start of the war led by the US...

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    Iran's quake death toll rises to 530, more than 8,000 injured

    Reuters | Updated at 06:46pm on November 14, 2017

      At least 530 people were killed in Iran’s deadliest earthquake in more than a decade, state news agency IRNA reported on Tuesday, adding that...