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Cameron warns 'lessons need to be learned' from UK's handling of Iraq invasion
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Britain to learn lessons from the Chilcot Report.
Sir John Chilcot outlines key findings of report into Iraq war
It was the first time since World War II the United Kingdom sent its troops to invade a sovereign country.
The Brief From Brussels: UK inquiry slams Blair over Iraq
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Blair takes 'full responsibility' for 2003 Iraq invasion, but stands by decision
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.
Tony Blair statement on Chilcot inquiry
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…
Chilcot Report finds "no imminent threat" from Saddam Hussein in 2003
Policy on Iraq was based on "flawed intelligence and assessments," that went unchallenged, says Chilcot.
Why is the Chilcot Inquiry important?
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 war
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
Iraqi forces find ISIL underground tunnels as Falluja battle rages
There has been no let-up in the Iraqi military offensive to drive ISIL out of Falluja.
In Iraq, fighting ISIL's ideology in mosques, prisons and schools
The war against the group calling itself Islamic State, or ISIL, is also a war against its beliefs.
Missing radioactive material found at petrol station
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
UN report reveals Iraqis suffered 'horror' before fleeing to Europe
A disturbing report by the United Nations details the horror that Iraqi refugees were attempting to escape when they fled to Europe and other
US Army decides Sgt Bowe Bergdahl will face court martial
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 forces battle ISIL for control of Sinjar
Kurdish peshmerga fighters say they have liberated much of the Iraqi town of Sinjar from the group calling itself Islamic State (ISIL). Since the
Baiji: The battle against ISIL that Iraqi forces can't afford to lose
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
Battle to defend Palmyra intensifies while Ramadi 'falls to ISIL'
Syrian army units are said to have inflicted heavy losses upon ISIL fighters in the hills surrounding the archaeological city of Palmyra. However it
Ex-commander and CIA director David Petraeus sentenced in military leak case
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
ISIL militants launch counter offensive in Iraq after recent losses
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
Four US Blackwater guards are jailed for the deaths of 14 Iraqi civilians
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
Iraqi army says it's still in control of oil refinery amid sustained attack by ISIL militants
After heavy fighting against ISIL militants Iraqi forces say they are still in control of the the Baiji oil refinery near Tikrit. Unverified video
Iraqi army uncovers ISIL's grim legacy in Tikrit mass graves
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
Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militia celebrate victory in Tikrit
The Iraqi interior minister says most of Tikrit is now under the control of government forces
Battle for Tikrit: Iraqi forces 'advancing on city centre'
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
ISIL-held refinery in Syria is hit in US-led airstrike
Dozens of people have been reported killed after US-led planes hit a petrol refinery controlled by ISIL militants in the Syrian border town of Tel
ISIL grooming schoolgirls as volunteer brides for jihad
Women are increasingly volunteering for jihad, some so young they are still in school, like three British teenagers grabbing headlines recently
'American Sniper' killer sentenced to life without parole
In the US, Eddie Ray Routh has been sentenced to life in jail for the murder of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle. The 27-year-old fatally shot the former