Iraq war

War cuts the heart out of humankind

Every society that has experienced the kind of warfare faced by the Iraqis, and now by the Palestinians, is deeply scarred.

POETRY / No door

His five sons/ Were killed and the books...

The deadly, murky history of the rules-based order

This month provides a harrowing historical landmark of what an ugly turn that order has taken in the past.

A war for oil #11: The rise and fall of Blair

Tony Blair's rise to power was meteoric. With his “New Labour, New Britain” slogan he snatched the biggest victory for his party

A war for oil #5: Talking mass murder in cold blood

It could have been just another glorious fall morning in New York City on September 11, 2001.

A war for oil #4: A war built on falsehood

For months and years, George Bush and Tony Blair built the case with certainty that Iraq is an evil power that possessed Weapons

A war for oil #3: When the friend turns a foe

Saddam was a great ally of the US and the West as well. His grabbing power was with the help of the CIA. He got all the support during its war with Iran. But then why did he fall apart?

A war for oil #2: Iraq's new deals make case for invasion

Planning for the Iraq invasion started much before the real attack, as soon as Iraq signed oil contracts with Russia, China and

A war for oil

This month 15 years ago, an unjust and illegal war was unleashed on Iraq by the US-led coalition that has fundamentally changed the world and made it even more risky. This most important event in modern time has fragmented the whole Arab land, obliterated much of its history and culture and changed lives for tens of millions, probably forever. The Daily Star revisits this war on Iraq from today with a 12-part series.

May 25, 2024
May 25, 2024

War cuts the heart out of humankind

Every society that has experienced the kind of warfare faced by the Iraqis, and now by the Palestinians, is deeply scarred.

January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024

No door

His five sons/ Were killed and the books...

March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023

The deadly, murky history of the rules-based order

This month provides a harrowing historical landmark of what an ugly turn that order has taken in the past.

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

A war for oil #11: The rise and fall of Blair

Tony Blair's rise to power was meteoric. With his “New Labour, New Britain” slogan he snatched the biggest victory for his party

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

A war for oil #5: Talking mass murder in cold blood

It could have been just another glorious fall morning in New York City on September 11, 2001.

March 25, 2018
March 25, 2018

A war for oil #4: A war built on falsehood

For months and years, George Bush and Tony Blair built the case with certainty that Iraq is an evil power that possessed Weapons

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

A war for oil #3: When the friend turns a foe

Saddam was a great ally of the US and the West as well. His grabbing power was with the help of the CIA. He got all the support during its war with Iran. But then why did he fall apart?

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

A war for oil #2: Iraq's new deals make case for invasion

Planning for the Iraq invasion started much before the real attack, as soon as Iraq signed oil contracts with Russia, China and

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

A war for oil

This month 15 years ago, an unjust and illegal war was unleashed on Iraq by the US-led coalition that has fundamentally changed the world and made it even more risky. This most important event in modern time has fragmented the whole Arab land, obliterated much of its history and culture and changed lives for tens of millions, probably forever. The Daily Star revisits this war on Iraq from today with a 12-part series.

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

The world the Iraq war made

With the land of the two rivers, Iraq and Syria, now a wasteland of human suffering and rubble, the Report of the Iraq Inquiry, commonly known as the Chilcot report (after its chairman, Sir John Chilcot), has aimed to help explain how we got here.

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