Sunday, March 3, 2024

Topic: Iraq

CAGE calls for prosecution of those responsible for Iraq war on its 20th anniversary

On the 20th anniversary of the Iraq war, CAGE, a London-based advocacy organisation that aims to empower communities impacted by the 'War on Terror', has called for the prosecution of all those responsible for the catastrophic invasion of Iraq, to ensure justice is delivered to those affected by the devastation brought on by the Iraq war.

“One of the greatest crimes against humanity”: World remembers 20th anniversary of US invasion of Iraq

Starting on March 19, 2003, a coalition consisting of US, UK, Australian, and Polish soldiers began bombing Iraq, followed by a ground invasion the next day.

Supporters of Shia leader Al-Sadr storm Iraqi parliament for second time in a week

Protesters in Iraq have once again breached the country’s parliament in a show of support for influential Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr, leaving at least 125 people injured and escalating a political standoff.

Iraqi Prime Minister Kadhimi survives assassination attempt

Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi has survived an assassination attempt using an explosive-laden drone that targeted his residence, and is seemingly unscathed, the country's military says.

Iraq Refugee Crisis – Explained

Since 2014, more than 3 million Iraqis have been displaced within the country and another 260,000 have been forced to flee to neighboring countries.

‘I’ll get to my refugee story in a minute but first let’s jump to the happy ending’ – Hasan Abdulrazzak

In the Iraq of the late 1970s, life was extremely good for middle-class families like mine. Dad worked as a sociologist in a research centre and Mum as a paediatrician. The oil boom meant that salaries were high and my parents used any excuse to throw lavish parties.