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Iraq war


Peter Kennard interview - How can we use political art to reclaim privatised spaces?

26 May 2015
Artist Peter Kennard spoke to Socialist Worker about the latest exhibition of his works—and how we can make sure the arts aren’t only for a rich elite

We Are Many brings to the screen the day the world said no to war

19 May 2015
A new film We Are Many looks back at the 15 February 2003 protests against the invasion of Iraq. Its director Amir Amirani spoke to Socialist Worker

Rulers want Chilcot inquiry to hide their crimes in Iraq

27 January 2015
The stench of a cover-up surrounding the Iraq war inquiry is growing ever stronger. Inquiry chairman Sir John Chilcot confirmed to David Cameron last week that his report would not be ready until after the general election.

Al-Sweady inquiry clears soldiers - but more torture cases expected

06 January 2015
Allegations that British soldiers murdered Iraqis and mutilated their bodies after a battle in Iraq were rejected by an inquiry at the end of last year.

Escalation in Iraq will cause more bloodshed

11 November 2014
British drones dropped their first hellfire missiles on Iraq on Monday of this week. Now the logic of escalation is being played out in the latest war on the region.

Tory war lies unravel as British ground troops enter Iraq

14 October 2014
THE LIE that British troops would not return to Iraq is falling apart.

‘Blame the West’s wars, not Muslims’ says 7/7 survivor

14 October 2014
Linda is a 7/7 London bombing survivor, who was injured in the Aldgate Tube bomb on 7 July 2005. 

Western allies kill Kurds

14 October 2014
BRITAIN AND the US are supposed to be backing Kurds fighting Islamic State in Kobane in northern Syria.

Intervention by Turkey or the US won’t help the Kurds

07 October 2014
Islamic State is trying to take the town of Kobane in northern Syria.

David Cameron calls for more Iraq attacks

07 October 2014
Politicians are using Islamic State murders to ramp up their war rhetoric, writes Judith Orr

London marchers say no to new Iraq war

04 October 2014
More than 2,000 people marched through London in the driving rain today, Saturday, against the bombing of Iraq.

Protests across Britain against war on Iraq and Syria

30 September 2014
Protesters took to the streets at the news of a new war on Iraq in cities across Britain from Glasgow to Portsmouth.

As British jets join raids on Iraq - Protest against the war

30 September 2014
British warplanes joined the third attack on Iraq in less than 25 years after a vote in Westminster on Friday of last week.

The truth about bombing Iraq

30 September 2014
As Britain and the US lead yet another assault on Iraq, Socialist Worker takes apart some of the warmongers’ key arguments for intervention

MPs vote to start bombing Iraq

26 September 2014
Britain is now set to attack Iraq for the third time in less than 25 years, after a vote in Westminster tonight, Friday.

Don't pour fuel on the fire in Iraq and Syria

23 September 2014
Western politicians are beating the drums of war. The US began bombing Syria on Tuesday. It is already bombing Iraq—and Britain could soon join the attacks. 

US missiles will worsen Iraq crisis

16 September 2014
The US started a new bombing campaign in Iraq this week. It no longer claims to be carrying out a humanitarian mission. 

Tony Blair is the career criminal who just refuses to fade away

15 July 2014
A decade after launching the war that killed a million Iraqis, Tony Blair is still busy helping out dictators and making himself richer, writes Adam Cochrane

Tensions grow in Iraq as new Caliphate declared

01 July 2014
The militias fighting for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) in Syria and Iraq have declared a new Islamic state, a “Caliphate”. 

A line in the sand: The great carve-up of the Middle East

24 June 2014
Many of the modern borders in the Middle East were created by a secret agreement between imperial powers Britain and France during the First World War, explains Annette Mackin

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