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How Did Iraq Get So Violent?
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, US-Led Invasion, Western forces )

Ray
- 115 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Well over a decade since the 2003 removal of Saddam Hussein by Western forces, Iraq remains violent and riven by sectarian tensions. How fair is it to blame the invasion - and how did Iraq get here?
Borowitzn Report(Humor) - Obama Continues to Stubbornly Link Gun Violence With Guns
Offbeat  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, troops, politics, propaganda, military, lies, iraq, government, dishonesty, abuse, police, humor, protection, safety, ethics, crime, funny, odd, health, world )

Wilde
- 262 days ago - newyorker.com
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)-Republican Presidential candidates ripped President Obama on Tuesday for what they called his stubborn insistence on linking gun violence with guns.
Refugees Become Art Guides in Germany
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, Refugees&Relief, interesting, culture, Germany, Iraq, Syria, training, museum, guide )

Naoko
- 282 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Berlin's Museum of Islamic Art is one of four in the German capital training refugees from Syria and Iraq to act as guides for others who have come to the country seeking shelter from war and hardship.
The 'Beauty' and the Horror of the Iran-Iraq War
Offbeat  (tags: horror, beauty, War, Military, Iraq, Iran )

Ray
- 365 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thirty-five years ago this week, Iraq invaded Iran and what has been described as the 20th Century's longest conventional war began. Both sides suffered terrible casualties but they had different motives for fighting and now, looking back, two soldiers
On This Day 1990: Outrage at Iraqi TV Hostage Show
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, Saddam Hussein, TV, Iraq )

Ray
- 401 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein has appeared on state television with western hostages, provoking a storm of outrage.
The Cost of War In Graphics
Offbeat  (tags: cost of war, UN members, Britain, USA, Iraq, Afghanistan, money, tax dollars, waste, pain, horror, perspective, graphics )

Dandelion
- 401 days ago - demonocracy.info
United States Britain and the UN-Member nations all went into Afghanistan and Iraq to help save the world. This is how much it cost them to Ensure safety for the World. Feel safer? Your tax dollars at work.
On This Day 1992:Iraq Jails 'Lost' Briton
Offbeat  (tags: On This Day, Britons. jailed, Iraq, UK )

Ray
- 403 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Iraq has sentenced a British man to seven years in jail for what it called "illegal entry" into the country.Paul Ride, a catering manager from east London, was working in Kuwait before he disappeared two months ago.
Iraq War Was Mistake, Lord Falconer Says
Offbeat  (tags: War, WMD's, Iraq, Military, Blair, Bush, Lord Falconer )

Ray
- 464 days ago - bbc.co.uk
UK forces should not have gone into Iraq in 2003, according to Lord Falconer, one of Tony Blair's closest allies during the build-up to war.
Iraq Tries to Improve Human Rights Through Education
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, society, education, human rights, culture, government, protection, safety )

Penny
- 494 days ago - al-monitor.com
In a society where conservative religious trends and the rule of tribal law are on the rise, the dissemination of human rights principles is a difficult task.
Islamic State: Militants 'Kill 300 Yazidi Captives'
Offbeat  (tags: 300 Yazidi captives, Islamic State:, Iraq )

Ray
- 513 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Several hundred Yazidi captives have been killed in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants west of Mosul, Yazidi and Iraqi officials say.
Uncensored CIA Torture Report Demanded By Lawyers in Iraq War Abuse Case
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Afghanistan, Al-Qaeda, Army, Iraq, Military, Terrorism, UK, Violence )

Ray
- 557 days ago - rt.com
Lawyers for two men, who claim they were tortured after capture by UK forces, are demanding access to an uncensored version of the CIA torture report from the Ministry of Defence (MoD) team charged with investigating abuses.
Australia to Send More Troops to Train Iraqi Forces
Offbeat  (tags: Iraq, Military, Australia )

Ray
- 573 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Australia is to significantly increase its contingent of troops training local forces in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced.
âEUR~Execution of Saddam Hussein WasnâEUR(TM)t About Justice, But About US Profits âEUR~
Offbeat  (tags: Saddam Hussein, Execution, Conflict, War, Iraq, Oil, Politics, Busines, USA )

Ray
- 594 days ago - rt.com
The former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein was not executed as justice for crimes he committed, but for his opposition to Wall Street, political analyst Caleb Maupin told RT. The auction to sell the piece of rope he was executed with proves that, Maupin says.
100 Foreign Fighters Executed By ISIS for Trying to Quit - Report
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Iraq, Security, Syria, Terrorism, Violence, War, War witness )

Ray
- 646 days ago - rt.com
ISIS âEUR~military policeâEUR(TM) executed 100 foreign fighters who attempted to quit and flee from the insurgentsâEUR(TM) de-facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria as frustration among militants has been growing, a UK newspaper reported citing a witness activist.
 

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