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# Iraq War

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What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?
Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.
Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI
President-elect Trump said his “thoughts and prayers” were with the victims.
'Reptiles and traitors' - how The Sun described Charles Kennedy and Robin Cook over Iraq War
The Murdoch-owned tabloid demonised Kennedy as a “spineless reptile”, and featured Cook on a dartboard of anti-war ‘traitors’.
Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war
He also planned to back a rebellion in Iraq.
Tony Blair led the UK into Iraq war before all peaceful options were exhausted
Sir John Chilcot published his report today
The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way
Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.
Tony Blair (kind of) says sorry for Iraq War and admits it (maybe) led to Islamic State
The former British Prime Minister wouldn’t make a full apology in a new TV interview.
'He robbed my children, he robbed me and he did it for no reason'
The wife of Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle, who was shot dead in Texas said she tries not to hold on to bitterness.
US private security guards jailed for massacre of 14 Iraqi civilians
A further 17 were wounded.
US news anchor retracts incorrect story about coming under fire in Iraq
NBC’s Brian Williams later apologised for the error.
Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it
Director Amir Amirani writes about his stunning documentary, We Are Many, which explores the 2003 Stop the War global protests and their legacy.
Tony Blair: Syrian war to blame for Iraq violence, not 2003 invasion
Arguments that there would be no crisis if Saddam Hussein remained are “bizarre” he said.
Man accused of Lee Rigby murder “loves” Al Qaeda: “They’re my brothers”
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are accused of murdering 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby with knives and a machete.
At least 48 killed in Iraq bombings
Car bombs in cities across Iraq killed at least 48 people today, officials have said.
At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings
11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.
10 years on, Iraq War said to have cost at least 112,000 civilian lives
Including combatants on all sides and as-yet undocumented civilian fatalities that figure could be as high as 174,000, according to the Iraq Body Count organisation.
The aftermath of war: UK military personnel 'at increased risk of violent offending'
UK military personnel deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan with direct combat exposure were 53 per cent more likely to commit a violent offence than men serving in a non-combat role, according to the Lancet.
Former US Marine charged with Navy SEAL sniper's death
Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield were shot dead at a firing range in Texas on Saturday with their friend Eddie Routh facing charges over the shooting.
Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.
Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry
The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.
Anti-war campaigner Galloway claims by-election win in 'Bradford Spring'
The controversial former Celebrity Big Brother contestant was the surprise winner of the Bradford West vote last night.
Watch: Obama calls for a fairer economy in State of the Union address
The US president called for higher taxes on the wealthy in a speech which has set the tone for his re-election battle in the autumn.
Elation as final US troops roll out of Iraq
The last American soldiers whooped and hugged as they crossed the border into neighbouring Kuwait.
Christopher Hitchens, author and polemicist, dead at 62
Weakened by cancer, Hitchens continued to write for Vanity Fair in his final days, questioning the saying that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger
It's over: US Defence Secretary formally ends war in Iraq
Nine years, thousands dead and billions of dollars spent, the US has formally ended its mission in Iraq.
Obama marks the end of the Iraq war
Obama didn’t try to declare victory in the decade-old war but applauded the “extraordinary achievement” of US troops in the region.
Obama: All US troops will leave Iraq by end of the year
The US president has declared an end to the Iraq war, with only security guards to remain in the country.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Majority of injured US troops not wounded in combat
A report from the Pentagon reveals that the majority of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq suffered injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder, sprains and mood disorders.
Blair recalled by Iraq inquiry over new evidence
New evidence has shown that Tony Blair was warned that the invasion of Iraq would be unlawful.
Pentagon to media: Please don't publish WikiLeaks files
The US Department of Defence urges news media not to publish the files about to be unveiled on the whistleblower website.
Thousands of Iraqis face torture, says Amnesty report
Human rights group says the US handover has left many people vulnerable and at risk of abuse.
Iraq agrees to pay compensation to US
American claims win $400m pay-out.
Tony Blair calls off London book signing
Decision comes two days after eggs and shoes thrown at former PM in Dublin.
In numbers: the end of American combat troops in Iraq
2710 days. 4,415 military casualties. 0 weapons of mass destruction.
Suicide bomber kills 50 in Iraq
Explosion struck an army recruitment office in Baghdad.
US to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq this month
Obama says that the US “commitment to Iraq is changing” as 90,000 troops get ready to go home.