20 October 2019
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers
03 October 2019
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the capital Baghdad and other cities.
17 September 2019
John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush
02 July 2019
New protests have erupted in Basra, southern Iraq.
20 February 2019
The withdrawal of citizenship is a huge punishment, delivered without trial. But it has come to be almost routine.
11 September 2018
Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.
22 July 2018
Iraqi people are still suffering as a result of the West’s invasion and the corrupt system it installed. But Phil Marfleet explains that resistance is on the streets
17 July 2018
Iraq’s government has responded with brutality to huge protests over living standards and unemployment
22 May 2018
Why is Donald Trump destabilising the Middle East? For that’s what he’s doing by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran.
07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.
17 October 2017
25 July 2017
Margaret Thatcher suggested threatening Iraq with chemical weapons after the 1990 invasion of Kuwait, declassified documents show.
25 July 2017
The number of civilians killed during the assault on Mosul in Iraq is much higher than earlier estimates from the Iraqi government and the US.
11 July 2017
Even from their own viewpoint, warmongers’ celebrations of “victory” over Isis in Iraq sound hollow.
13 June 2017
US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.
02 May 2017
A family of Iraqi refugees has compared their intimidation by racists on the streets to that by the Home Office.
18 April 2017
Letters from Baghdad examines Gertrude Bell known as the female Lawrence of Arabia—but it glosses over Britain’s bloody conquests, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer
14 April 2017
British authorities have rounded up around 30 Iraqis and locked them into detention centres in recent week.
28 March 2017
Leaders who condemned the attacks in Westminster are sowing terror in Iraq and Syria, writes Dave Sewell
21 February 2017
Also: More troops will deepen the crisis in Afghanistan