Iraq

Blair’s Doctrine Turns Enemies into Allies

Robert Fisk reports from Aleppo today – which would be Mosul if Blair’s friends had won and if the West had acted militarily against the Assad regime

Washington’s Iraq “Victory”

Hegemony is Washington’s only concern. As in Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Pakistan,Yemen, Ukraine, Syria, and Iraq, Washington brings only death, and death is ongoing in Iraq

President Rouhani Denies Iranian Troops in Iraq

While as the West ponders military action controversy rages over the fallout from the original 2003 invasion. With one British Member of Parliament describing the current crisis as “Blair’s legacy

Iran says envisages Iraq role with U.S. if Washington tackles regional militants

Iranian President Rouhani says he is ready to cooperate with the U.S. in combating extremists in Iraq as Gulf Arab states try to distance themselves from Sunni militants

Beleaguered Iraqis Court Iranian Mastermind of the Shiites Who Fought the U.S.

The commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force is reportedly in Baghdad to advise Iraqi leaders on how to contain Sunni extremists

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

The Jewish Plan For the Middle East and Beyond

It’s not just Zionists or their Anglo-American collaborators who are helping foment strife in the Middle East. As Gilad Atzmon explains, “gay” activists are also playing a part

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Trail of jihadist victories in Iraq could force renewed military action from US

Although it’s unlikely to result in extensive U.S. troop deployment, we will probably soon see more U.S. drone strikes and the arrival of more military advisors

Iraq crisis: Sunni caliphate has been bankrolled by Saudi Arabia

Apart from Saudi Arabia’s role in this catastrophe, what other stories are to be hidden from us in the coming days and weeks?

Iran to Combat Terrorism in the Gulf

President Rouhanis says Iran will assist in the fight against the Sunni extremists who have sworn to take Baghdad

Iran Deploys Forces to Fight al Qaeda-Inspired Militants in Iraq

Two battalions of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have reportedly deployed in Iraq to help fight Sunni militants

Smoke rises in the sky from clashes in Mosul. Click to enlarge

The Latest Insurgency in Iraq Proves America’s War on Terror Is a Total Failure

It’s time for the U.S. to be held accountable for the horrors it has unleashed on Iraq.

Kurdish security forces stand at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Kirkuk, Iraq, on Wednesday following the seizure of Mosul by Isis-led Sunni insurgents

Isis militants kidnap Turkish diplomats after seizing consulate in Mosul

Crisis in Syria spills over into Iraq as militants seize Mosul and Tikrit too.

Exclusive: Iran pursues ballistic missile work, complicating nuclear talks

After making progress, ongoing talks over Iran’s nuclear program have encountered a new problem that could derail agreement. This was almost to be expected. and it has nothing to do with Iran’s nuclear program

Iraqi soldier with Sayyad sniper rifle in Fallujah. Click to enlarge

It Seem Iran Is Arming Iraq in Battles with Militants

Adversity makes strange bedfellows and the spillover from fighting in Syria has opened the way for cooperation between two former enemies

Dr Aiman Qeis cares for babies at Fallujah General Hospital, which has a high rate of children born with congenital defects. Click to enlarge

The Children of Fallujah – the hospital of horrors

Robert Fisk on the legacy of crimes committed during the 2003 invasion and occupation of Iraq

Once an Arab model, Baghdad now world’s worst city

Baghdad was once held as a gleaming example of a modern Arab city. Not anymore. According to the Mercer consulting group, which looks at quality of life in 239 cites across the world, Baghdad is now the world’s worst

Baghdad on par with Bangui in Central African Republic and the Haitian capitol of Port-au-Prince

Baghdad: A Paradigm of Globalist Creative Destruction

The only real beneficiaries from regime change have been the oil companies, not ordinary Iraqis who only seen things get worse. What’s more Baghdad is a forerunner of what will happen to many cities if the globalists have their way

Suicide bombings are still a regular and deadly part of life in Baghdad. Click to enlarge

‘It shows how stupid they are’: Iraqis revel in poetic justice of instructor blowing up aspiring suicide bombers

Path to martyrdom cut short when suicide bombing lesson goes awry

Suspects accused of having links to al-Qa’ida are shown to the press at a Baghdad facility. Post-Saddam, Iraq has executed hundreds of prisoners, many of them following ‘confessions’ before their trials

Confessions beaten out of ‘suspects’, executions by the hundreds… How different is justice in today’s Iraq from the era of Saddam?

Despite the overthrow of Saddam and the deaths of hundreds of thousands

Al-Qaeda fighters parade in Fallujah last week. Click to enlarge

Making Sense of the Turmoil In Iraq

The US-Saudi-backed war in Syria is threatening to upset the fragile regional balance of power. It’s the old Illuminati tactic: divide and conquer