Iraq

Attorney General tries to block bid to prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq War

This is what happens when you do the elite’s bidding. No matter what crime you carry out. Regardless of how many die you’ll be immune from prosecution. Like Tony Blair

US Defence Secretary John Mattiss  in Baghdad in 2013 speaking to reporters about chemical weapons. Click to enlarge

There’s a terrifying sense of deja vu as the Generals take over the White House

John Bradley, a veteran White House correspondent who covered the build-up to the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, feels a terrible sense of deja vu

China's Ambassador Li Baodong (front C) votes during a U.N. Security Council meeting on a European-Arab draft resolution endorsing an Arab League plan calling for Syria's President Bashar al-Assad to give up power in New York February 4, 2012. The Homs attack made Friday the bloodiest day of an 11-month uprising and it gave new urgency to a push by the Arab League, the United States and Europe for a U.N. resolution calling for Assad to cede p+ower. Th Security Council had scheduled an open meeting for Saturday to vote on the draft. But Russia asked that the 15-nation body not immediately do so and instead hold consultations. REUTERS/Allison Joyce (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

Russia and China Catch Security Council in a Devastating Lie

Security Council expresses “unanimous concern” about Islamic State’s use of chemical weapons — then blocks Russia-China resolution to investigate. Why?

Anti-Daesh coalition meeting in Washington

Destroy Daesh?

Washington intends to destroy the Frankenstein it created in the form of Daesh, aka ISIS. But will the Europeans, asks Thierry Meyssan, try to save their proxies?

As many as 240 thought to have been killed in the incident

US confirms air strike on civilian area of Mosul

As many as 240 Iraqis thought to have been killed in U.S. air strike

Rex Tillerson: US forces will stay in Iraq after defeat of Islamic State

Just as a “residual force” of nearly ten thousand U.S. troops has stayed in Afghanistan after the official U.S. withdrawal

Third Time’s The Charm – These Neocons Want Another Sunni Insurgency (Updated)

Moon of Alabama explains that the Neocon’s want to reignite conflict in the Middle East; using “Sunni Arab tribes” to destroy the Syrian state and then attack the Iranian “bridge” to Hizbullah in Lebanon.

Iraq: US Forces Evacuate ISIL Commanders from Western Mosul

Iraq: US Forces Evacuate ISIL Commanders from Western Mosul

Iraqi commanders fighting ISIL terrorists claim US forces are airlifting terrorist leaders from besieged Western Mosul

A C-130 aircraft drops its cargo near the Iranian border. Click to enlarge.

Iraq: US Forces Trying to Evacuate ISIL Commanders from Tal Afar

Iraqi military commanders claim the U.S. is organising aid airdrops to besieged militants as it tries to evacuate their trapped commanders

‘Blackwater Air’ Is Back, and Flying for U.S. Special Forces

The mercenary air force that became a symbol of the U.S. occupation of Iraq is back in action—this time in Central Africa

Western air strike in Kobane. Click to enlarge

Pentagon reportedly failed to disclose thousands of US airstrikes in Middle East

Last year alone 456 unreported air strikes took place in Afghanistan — meaning the U.S. is still at war there

Iran FM Javad Zarif responds to a reporter’s question regarding Ballistic Missiles

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif explains why Iran refuses to abandon its missile development program. His cogent answer begins at 00:50

Mosul Battle Symbolizes Iraq's Fragile Statehood

Mosul Battle Symbolizes Iraq’s Fragile Statehood

A first-hand field report on the battle for Mosul from a correspondent in Iraq

Russian jets reportedly repel militants from ancient Syrian city

The conflict in Syria is only going to end when those who backing Islamic State– the West, the gulf states, Turkey and Israel — withdraw their support

SAS troops join Battle for Mosul in bid to liberate city from ISIS fighters

David Cameron banned the SAS from hunting ISIS chiefs but Theresa May has given them the go-ahead to kill the terror leaders. Why the sudden change?

Something Strange Happened After Bombing In Iraq - Fake, Staged, Hoax

Something Strange Happened After Bombing In Iraq – Fake, Staged, Hoax

The participants didn’t realise they were being filmed. However the footage from CCTV camera offers insights into false flags such as the Boston Marathon bombing

Iraq ‘Ready For War’ With Turkey Over Who Should Control Mosul After Isis

The defeat of Isis in Mosul doesn’t mean the end of the trauma, especially for the city’s Sunni residents

Iraqi Army Discovers US-Made Missiles In ISIS’s Military Base In Mosul

Iraqi Army Discovers US-Made Missiles In ISIS’s Military Base In Mosul

US-made TOW missiles found at captured ISIS base. Confirming earlier reports that the US and other Western nations had supplied the militants with weapons

Battle for Mosul Not What It Seems

Stephen Lendman on the real motives behind the ongoing struggle for Mosul

The Iraqi Army is moving on Mosul from the south. Click to enlarge

When Mosul falls, Isis will flee to the safety of Syria. But what then?

The entire Isis army could be directed against the Assad government – a scenario which might cause some satisfaction in Washington