Iraq

Yazidi minority under great duress in Iraq

Thousands of Yazidis are facing death in the Iraq mountains after the organisation calling itself Islamic State (IS) took over the town of Sinjar, and also, the largest Christian town in the region, which together have fallen to the interlopers,…

‘Haven’t we have already done enough damage?’ Ron Paul warns against Iraq invasion

By Russia Today (RT) Former congressman Ron Paul is refusing to curb his condemnation of the current White House’s foreign policy, blasting United States President Barack Obama further in a new op-ed concerning possible US intervention in Iraq. An editorial…

German foreign minister warns Mideast against proxy war in Iraq

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned the Mideast not to wage a proxy war on Iraq’s soil. Meanwhile, former UN Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said the Syrian civil war and Iraq conflict are connected. Foreign Minister Steinmeier told the…

Death bell knelling in Iraq

If the fall of the northern Iraqi city of Mosul is currently just a bitter blow to [Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri] Al-Maliki’s government, tomorrow the entire Iraqi nation will have a taste of that bitterness. The fall of Mosul is…

Iraq in Crisis: Militant Advance Sparks Mass Displacement as “Failed” U.S. Experiment Disintegrates

Iraq is on the brink of disintegration as Sunni militants seize more towns and now set their sights on the capital Baghdad. In the past few days, al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have seized control of Mosul,…

Ex-Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld Committed War Crimes

Richard Clarke, the nation’s former top counterterrorism official, tells Democracy Now! he believes President George W. Bush is guilty of war crimes for launching the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Clarke served as national coordinator for security and counterterrorism during Bush’s…

Obama Chides Russia on “Brute Force,” Rejects Iraq War Criticism

Democracy Now! President Obama continues an overseas tour in Italy today where he’s meeting with Pope Francis for the first time. Wrapping up a visit to Brussels, Obama delivered an address criticizing Russia for annexing Crimea and using what he…

Endless War? As Syria Conflict Enters 4th Year, Deadly Stalemate Favors Assad Regime

Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! The conflict between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebels seeking his ouster has just entered its fourth year. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 146,000 people have been killed since the…

The truth about the criminal bloodbath in Iraq can’t be ‘countered’ indefinitely

John Pilger’s article for the Guardian reminds us that the disaster in Iraq continues to unfold in spite of the silence of the main TV and newspapers. …”The media cover-up has been a weapon in the crimes of western states since…

Iraq suspends 10 satellite TV channels for promoting violence

Iraqi authorities have suspended the licenses of 10 satellite TV channels for promoting violence and sectarianism through their coverage of recent wave of violence in the country. Iraq’s leading al-Sharqiya and Qatar-based Al-Jazeera are among the pan-Arabic channels whose operating…

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