Labour leadership favourite vows to apologise on Iraq war

Jeremy Corbyn, a leftwinger touted to head Britain`s main opposition Labour party, said Friday he would apologise over the Iraq war if he wins next month`s leadership contest.

UK families threaten lawsuit over Iraq war inquiry delay

The families of British troops killed in the Iraq war vowed legal action on Thursday against the long-delayed inquiry into the conflict unless it publishes its findings by the year's end.

UN says at least 15,000 civilians killed in Iraq war

At least 15,000 civilians have been killed and twice as many wounded in Iraq's armed conflict since the start of 2014, the United Nations said in a report on Monday.

Marine guilty of murder in retrial for 2006 civilian killing
Marine guilty of murder in retrial for 2006 civilian killing

A Marine sergeant has been convicted of murdering an Iraqi civilian in 2006, the second time a military jury has returned a guilty verdict in what has become one of the most complicated and long-running criminal cases from the Iraq War.

Iran buries 175 military divers killed in 1980s Iraq war

Iran laid to rest 175 military divers in an emotional public funeral ceremony on Tuesday, almost three decades after they were captured in war with Iraq and, according to Iran`s military, were buried alive.

Former British Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies aged 55: Family
Former British Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies aged 55: Family

Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy, one of the most colourful characters in Britain`s parliament and an opponent of the Iraq War, has died suddenly aged 55, his family said Tuesday.

UK's Iraq war inquiry report delay prompts "sexed down" fears

 New delays to a major report into Britain`s role in the Iraq War sparked fears on Wednesday that the public would conclude an inquiry`s long-awaited findings had been "sexed down" to prevent criticism of former high-profile figures.

British inquiry into Iraq war delayed to after election

A long-awaited public inquiry into Britain`s role in the Iraq war will not be published until after an election in May, it was reported on Wednesday, sparking criticism of the delay.

Ex-Marine wanted in 6 murders in Pennsylvania found dead

A former Marine suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives has been found dead in the woods near his suburban Philadelphia home after a day-and-a-half manhunt that closed schools and left people on edge.

Norway to send 120 soldiers to Iraq to help train army

The Norwegian government said Thursday it would send about 120 troops to Iraq to help train its armed forces in the fight against the Islamic State jihadists.

Islamic State militants attack small Iraq town

Islamic State group militants launched an assault on Thursday on a small town in western Iraq, a military spokesman said, as the United Nations warned that 10 months of violence in the country has taken a heavy toll on civilians.

Australian ex-PM Howard `embarrassed` by 2003 Iraq war dossier

 Former Australian leader John Howard has said he was embarrassed that the US intelligence on weapons of mass destruction he used to send troops to Iraq in 2003 proved to be unfounded.

Both sides guilty of atrocities in Iraq fight: UN debate

Both Islamist fighters and, to a lesser extent, Iraqi government forces have killed civilians and committed atrocities in three months of fighting, a senior U.N. official said in an emergency debate on the conflict on Monday.

Kurds, Islamic State clash near Kurdish regional capital: Kurdish official

Kurdish forces attacked Islamic State fighters just 40 kilometers (25 miles) southwest of the Kurdish regional capital of Arbil in northern Iraq, a senior Kurdish official told Reuters on Wednesday.

AI plane leaves for Tunisia to bring back stranded Indians

An Air India plane Wednesday took off for Tunisia to bring back about 200 Indians struck in war-torn Iraq.

Don`t go to Iraq, Goa panel tells job seekers

Goa`s Commission for Non Resident Indian Affairs advised Goan youngsters against pursuing overseas jobs based in Iraq.

61 Indians arrive from Iraq

Sixty-one Indian nationals hailing from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh arrived from Iraq following their evacuation from the strife-torn Gulf country.

Wear full veil or face harsh punishment: Islamic State to Iraqi women

Islamic State, the al Qaeda offshoot that seized large swathes of northern Iraq last month, has warned women in the city of Mosul to wear full-face veils or risk severe punishment.

ISIS jihadists did not order female genital mutilation in Iraq?

Jihadists in Iraq have not ordered women between the ages of 11 and 46 to undergo female genital mutilation as claimed by a senior UN humanitarian official.

UN chief wants `thoroughly inclusive` government in Iraq

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Thursday called for the formation of a "thoroughly inclusive" government in Iraq as the country grapples with increasing violence and chaos.