Several displaced families arrived at an Iraqi army checkpoint in Qayara on Sunday after hunger forced them to leave their villages south of Mosul.
The UN agency believes half of the many people impacted by events in the northern Iraqi city may be children.
Iraqi forces have taken two more villages from ISIL jihadists as they push on towards Mosul.
As the fight for Mosul rages on, leaders outside Iraq are discussing the possible, potentially damaging, consequences of retaking the city from ISIL.
Chilcot Report criticises “unreliable intelligence” Claims British troops were sent in ill-prepared No plans for aftermath Blair opologises for mistakes – but acted in “good faith” Sir John Chilcot
The decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003 was a divisive one, and this morning, after waiting seven years for its publication, The Iraq Inquiry, headed by Sir John Chilcot, has delivered a deleterious
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Britain to learn lessons from the Chilcot Report.
It was the first time since World War II the United Kingdom sent its troops to invade a sovereign country.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has taken full responsibility for the British invasion of Iraq in 2003, but says he stands by the decision.
The following statement was published by Tony Blair following the publication of the Chilcot report into the war in Iraq: “The report should lay to rest allegations of bad faith, lies or…
Policy on Iraq was based on "flawed intelligence and assessments," that went unchallenged, says Chilcot.
The inquiry, led by Whitehall mandarin Sir John Chilcot, has examined the UK government’s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq.
British politicians brace themselves for more turmoil with publication of Chilcot report into Iraq warChilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p
Chilcot inquiry set up in 2009 PM Tony Blair and others expected to be criticised Legal basis for military action to be assessed The Chilcot report into Britain’s role in the Iraq war is to be p
There has been no let-up in the Iraqi military offensive to drive ISIL out of Falluja.
The war against the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, is also a war against its beliefs.
Radioactive material that went missing in Iraq has been found dumped near the country’s southern town of Zubair. It is not clear how the material
A disturbing report by the United Nations details the horror that Iraqi refugees were attempting to escape when they fled to Europe and other
The US Army has decided that Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will face a court martial on charges that he walked away from his unit in Afghanistan. If
Kurdish peshmerga fighters say they have liberated much of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL). Since the
In a key battle for Iraqi forces against ISIL militants, there is still a long way to go. Iraqi soldiers backed by Shi’ite militia fighters have
Syrian army units are said to have inflicted heavy losses upon ISIL fighters in the hills surrounding the archaeological city of Palmyra. However it
The former US military commander in Iraq and Afghanistan and director of the CIA, David Petraeus, has been fined $100,000 (92,000 euros) and
Islamist militants known as ISIL claim to have taken control of part of Iraq’s largest refinery in the northern city of Baiji. A propaganda video has
A former Blackwater security guard has been sentenced to life in prison and three others to 30 year jail terms over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians
After heavy fighting against ISIL militants Iraqi forces say they are still in control of the the Baiji oil refinery near Tikrit. Unverified video
Three rounds of gunfire were shot into the air as a mark of respect to the dead. The small ceremony was held on a hill side over looking the Iraqi
The Iraqi interior minister says most of Tikrit is now under the control of government forces
Iraqi and Shi’ite militia men have entered parts of the city of Tikrit in a key test for Iraqi forces in their battle against ISIL militants. It is