Outrage as war crimes prosecutors say Tony Blair will not be investigated over Chilcot’s Iraq war report – but British soldiers could be

They don’t call him “Teflon Tony” for nothing

Devastation wrought by the latest bombings in Baghdad. Click to enlarge

IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 119

Bombing follows the recent recapture of Fallujah from the militants

Iraqi government forces reenter Fallujah. Click to enlarge

Fallujah, the ‘resistance’ city, is liberated yet again

– for the fourth time in a decade

Iraqi PM declares victory over Islamic State in Falluja

Iraqi flag raised over government buildings in Falluja as the final pockets of IS fighters are eliminated

US Media Fears Civilian Casualties in Iraqi City Coalition Crushed in 2004

Finian Cunningham asks: are fears expressed by the Western media over “civilians being injured” in the Iraqi army’s drive into Fallujah an attempt to restrain the campaign against the militants?

U.S. Carrier launches airstrikes against Islamic State from Mediterranean

The U.S. has launched air strikes on Islamic State from a carrier in the Mediterranean. Which begs the question: what took them so long?

IRAN: Donald Trump can’t renegotiate the nuclear deal

Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif also criticised Saudi Arabia’s call for Iran to withdraw from Iraq, saying, “We’ll leave whenever Iraq asks us to leave”

Iraq forces push into streets of IS-held Fallujah

The ‘Caliphate’ Islamic State declared two years ago begins to unravel

Iraqi artillary fires at ISIS positions near Fallujah. Click to enlarge

Iraqi Forces Storm Fallujah

Troops enter ISIS bastion on three fronts in massive dawn offensive amid fears jihadis will use 50,000 hostages as human shields

International Syria Support Group meets in Vienna May 17 2016

Towards the end of the Geneva negotiations

On the 7 April, the US delivered 2,000 tonnes of weapons to the “moderate armed groups” in Syria, of which half was redistributed to Al-Nusra (Al-Qaïda) and ISIS

Only one in 8 UK militants prosecuted after returning from Syria, Iraq

Of the 800 plus British nationals who have joined terror groups in Iraq and Syria, only a tiny fraction have been prosecuted on returning to the UK

Iraq launches operation to retake IS-held city of Fallujah

Iraqi forces could face a complicated fight as residents say that checkpoints controlled by the extremists along roads leading out of the city are preventing most from fleeing

Libya has been in chaos since the death of longtime dictator Col Kadhafi in 2011. Click to enlarge

World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against IS

Are the Western powers really going to assist Libya in its fight against IS? Or are they going to use this as a pretext to covertly provide more aid to terror groups?

Islamic State jihadists kill US Navy SEAL in Iraq

More cannon fodder in the fraudulent war against Islamic State

Supporters of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr storm parliament in Baghdad's Green Zone, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Dozens of protesters climbed over the blast walls and could be seen storming the Parliament building, carrying Iraqi flags and chanting against the government. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed). Click to enlarge

Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament

Supporters of Iranian backed cleric Muqtada al-Sadr stormed the Iraqi parliament and the former U.S.-controlled Green-Zone on Saturday

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

U.S. Campaign Against Militants: a Phoney War

The figures speak for themselves. Compare the number of Russian air strikes on ISIS with the number of U.S. strikes and it becomes obvious: America isn’t even trying

US War Crimes in Iraq

Perhaps it is time Tony Blair lived up to the awards presented to him and pitched up in Fallujah with desperately needed aid from his £multi-million charity and from his own £multi million pocket. It would be trivial amends, but it would be a start

US Marines fire a Howitzer at Islamic State militants from Fire Base Bell, Iraq, March 18, 2016. Click to enlarge

Pentagon: More US fire bases could open in Iraq

The U.S. could establish more military bases in Iraq, in addition to the one it has just opened near Makhmour. Ostensibly to help fight Islamic State

One-Third Of Iraqis Believe America Supports Terrorism

U.S. State Department blames “conspiracy theories” for growing number of Iraqis who believe the U.S. is behind militants

Islamic state militants use mustard gas in attack on Deir Zor airport – Syrian state TV

Islamic State (ISIL, Daesh or ISIS) reportedly uses mustard gas in attack on Syrian military airbase