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Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

Iraq unearths mass grave of Kurds killed by Saddam

Iraq must never forget Saddam Hussein's crimes or allow his party to return, President Barham Salih said on Sunday after attending the unearthing of a mass grave of Kurds killed by the former leader's forces three decades ago.

Inquiry slams Blair over Iraq war, reveals secret promise to Bush

Inquiry slams Blair over Iraq war, reveals secret promise to Bush

British Prime Minister Tony Blair told US President George W. Bush eight months before the 2003 invasion of Iraq "I will be with you, whatever", and relied on flawed intelligence and legal advice to go to war, a seven-year inquiry concluded.

Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back

Iraqi army pause at southern edge of Falluja as IS fights back

Islamic State militants fought back vigorously overnight against an onslaught by the Iraqi army on a southern district of the city of Falluja, the group's bastion near Baghdad, officers said on Tuesday.

Iraqi politicians reject visit by Iran's Soleimani to Falluja

Iraqi politicians reject visit by Iran's Soleimani to Falluja

Sunni politicians in Iraq condemned a visit by Iranian General Qassem Soleimani to Shia paramilitary forces fighting alongside the Iraqi army to drive Islamic State militants out of the city of Falluja.