Iraq war

UK to close Iraq war abuse unit, citing false claims

Britain's government has said it will shut down a unit investigating claims of torture and unlawful killing by British soldiers in Iraq after a law firm representing alleged victims was found to have made false claims.

Feb 11, 2017, 15:18 PM IST

This man killed five at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in US

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is the second largest in South Florida, serving as an intercontinental gateway.

Jan 07, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

U.S. military likely to seek additional troops in Iraq :U.S. General

The U.S. military expects to seek additional troops in Iraq, even beyond the hundreds announced this week, as the campaign against the Islamic State advances, the head of the U.S. military`s Central Command told Reuters.

Jul 15, 2016, 10:32 AM IST

Car bomb kills seven north of Baghdad, second bombing in two days : Sources

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast in Rashidiya, but Islamic State regularly carries out such bombings in the capital and other parts of Iraq, where it seized large swathes of territory in 2014.

Jul 13, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Iraq war was illegal, says Blair`s former deputy

A total of 179 British troops also died.

Jul 10, 2016, 06:44 AM IST

Iraq war decision justified: Australia's John Howard

Former Australian leader John Howard Thursday defended his decision to go to war with Iraq alongside the United States and Britain, saying it was justified at the time and there was "no lie".

Jul 07, 2016, 10:35 AM IST

Blair voices `sorrow, regret and apology` after Iraq war report

Blair made his comments at a press conference in London after publication of the long-awaited Chilcot report into Britain`s role in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq sharply criticised him.

Jul 06, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

Donald Trump blasts Tony Blair for 'terrible job' - Iraq War

The US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has attacked former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for the Iraq War "disaster", saying he did a "terrible job" by invading.

May 17, 2016, 19:10 PM IST

Airlift movie review: Akshay Kumar anchors gripping real evacuation on 'reel'!

Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, 'Airlift' tracks the world's biggest civil evacuation operation in history. 

Jan 22, 2016, 13:43 PM IST

Britain likely to publish Iraq Inquiry in June or July next year

Britain is likely to publish the findings of its long-awaited Iraq Inquiry, in June or July of 2016, Chair of the Inquiry Sir John Chilcot said in a letter published on Thursday to British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Oct 30, 2015, 02:17 AM IST

Tony Blair sorry for Iraq war 'mistakes', admits it gave rise to ISIS

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has apologised for aspects of the Iraq war.

Oct 25, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

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.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

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.

Aug 14, 2015, 01:22 AM IST

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.

Jul 13, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

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.

Jun 18, 2015, 08:49 AM IST

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.

Jun 16, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:48 PM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

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.

Jan 21, 2015, 07:57 AM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2014, 06:34 AM IST