Iraq

Western wars have killed four million Muslims since 1990

The US-led ‘war on terror’ has killed as many as 2 million people. But this is only a fraction of the total number of deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past two decades

Israelis and Saudis combined their assets to create a new superpower in the Middle East

The alliance sustains Sunni militants, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State. Robert Parry explains

Graffiti written in Farsi outside the presidential palace in Tikrit, Iraq. The translation says, "The Sepah of Khomeini defeated Daesh" - sepah being a term for the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps. Given that U.S.-led forces were bombing until Monday night, it would imply that they gave air cover to troops who included Iranians (though Iraqis deny there were any Iranian ground forces). (Loveday Morris/The Washington Post) Click to enlarge

Photo: Were Iranian soldiers fighting in Tikrit?

While the Iraqi government insists that only Iraqi forces were involved in the liberation of Tikrit, fresh scrawled graffiti in the city’s former presidential palace suggests otherwise

Iran Says U.S. Drone Killed Two Advisers In Iraq

Denials that a U.S. drone killed two Iranian advisers helping Iraqi operations against Islamic State sound hollow. Especially when U.S. allies in the gulf helped finance the militants

Still from the SITE video of Steven Sotloff's beheading by ISIS, allegedly. Click to enlarge

ISIS – Why the West Rebranded Al Cia-dah

“ISIS” had to be created because the US Military balked at aiding “Al Qaeda,” a group they had been told was responsible for 9-11. Now Al Ciada can be seen as an ally against “a greater evil”

Animosity between David Petraeus and Iranian commander, Qassem Soleimani, still on display

The old adversaries long-standing antipathy still evident

Iraqi Commander: Tapped Communications Confirms US Aids to ISIL

Iraqi Commander: Tapped Communications Confirms US Aids to ISIL

While evidence of covert Western support for Islamic militants continues to mount, it is being studiously ignored by the Western corporate media

Fateh missile launched  from an undisclosed location in Iran. Click to enlarge

Iran Sent Arms to Iraq to Fight ISIS, U.S. Says

Despite Western sanctions Iran is growing into a regional power of some magnitude

Iraqi commander slams US, hails Iran in fight against ISIS in Tikrit

Iran’s campaign against Islamic State is winning it new friends and admirers — to America’s detriment

Iranian Weapons Pour Into Embattled Tikrit

As Iraqi forces have brushed off their American advisers during the push into Tikrit, Iranian weapons — and advisers — are helping to spread the Islamic Republic’s influence

‘Dirty Brigades’: US-Trained Iraqi Forces Investigated for War Crimes

The REAL legacy the U.S. led occupation left behind in Iraq

Lest We Forget

Just as he did Tuesday, Netanyahu was making similar warnings about Iraq nearly 12 years ago. And we know how that ended

Wreckage of downed US helicopter reportedly supplying ISIL terrorists. Click to enlarge

U.S. Helicopter Delivering Weapons to the Islamic State (ISIS), Shot Down by Iraqi “Popular Forces”

Mounting evidence that Islamic State terror backed by U.S.

Abo Ibrahim Al Swedi. Click to enlarge

Sweden’s Multicultural Center Expert on Islamophobia Joins ISIS

The 29-year-old Swede was probably in the pay of Western intelligence before he even converted, tasked with giving Islam a bad name

Claims Iraq Downed Two British Planes Ferrying Arms to Militants

Claims Iraq Downed Two British Planes Ferrying Arms to Militants

Along with reports of downed supply planes comes more evidence that the West is supporting Islamic State militants

Iraqi Official Claims ISIL Leaders Trained in Sinai by Israel

Senior Iraqi lawmaker claims that ISIL is a creation of Israel and the West and that its commanders are being trained by Israel

ISIL fabricated by US!: Former CIA contractor

Another indication on what was really behind the creation of the latest terror phenomenon

A billboard depicting the late Iranian Ayatollah in central Baghdad. Click to enlarge

Where Saddam Hussein’s statue once stood in Baghdad, there’s now a portrait of Iran’s supreme leader

An indication of Iran’s growing regional power and influence?

Wesley Clark: “Our friends and allies funded ISIS to destroy Hezbollah”

Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander openly acknowledges a fact that many in the corporate media still wont admit.

UN Reveals Israel’s Support for ISIS

Syria’s UN Ambassador has long complained of a conspiracy of Zionists and Syrian rebels to overthrow President Assad. Now, a new report seems to vindicate his claims. Includes video