Veteran politician has just returned from Tehran as part of 'well received' UK parliamentary delegation
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Saturday 31 July 2010
Friday 16 July 2010
The United States handed over the last detention facility under its control to Iraqi authorities yesterday, a milestone in Iraq's push for complete sovereignty seven years after the US-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein.
Saturday 27 March 2010
Monday 01 March 2010
Sunday 31 January 2010
Sunday 31 January 2010
Friday 29 January 2010
Tony Blair was accused of being a "coward" and a "war criminal" today as anti-war protesters and military families vented their fury against the former prime minister as he gave evidence to the Iraq inquiry.
Saturday 23 January 2010
When Tony Blair finally appears before the Iraq inquiry on Friday, he may well find that the most damning accusations against him come from two unlikely sources. Civil servants blamed him for ignoring warnings about intelligence and post-war planning. But this week equally damaging revelations came from two of his most faithful allies.
Friday 22 January 2010
Jack Straw was a man facing a "moral as well as political dilemma" in the run-up to the Iraq war. The support he gave to military action was "the most difficult decision" he had ever taken. It was an "error", he realised, not to be more precise about the claims made in the dossier used to justify the invasion and that has "haunted" him ever since. Regime change, he had insisted, was never the agenda.
Saturday 16 January 2010
Iraq's electoral commission has barred 500 candidates from running in March's parliamentary election, including a prominent Sunni lawmaker, in a decision that is sure to deepen Iraq's sectarian divides.
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Tuesday 05 January 2010
Alastair Campbell will become the first major political figure to give evidence to the Iraq inquiry.
Monday 04 January 2010
An internet-based "people power" campaign is asking its 60,000 members to draw up the "tough questions" that Tony Blair must be asked when he is questioned by the Iraq inquiry this year.
Sunday 03 January 2010
The former prime minister Sir John Major yesterday mounted his strongest attack on Tony Blair over the Iraq war.
Saturday 02 January 2010
Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has criticised successor Tony Blair over the Iraq war, saying his main motive appeared to have been regime change.
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