Category - Iraq

  • 24 Feb 2011

    Iraqi Christians continue to flee because their safety cannot be guaranteed and there is little hope - but the church will not give up, its leaders have said.

  • 20 Feb 2011

    On Friday 18 February 2011, a former defence minister sat beside me in a Sky News studio and insisted that the Bahraini government is not an oppressive regime. Hours later, Bahraini troops opened fire on unarmed demonstrators.

  • 19 Feb 2011

    Leaders of the churches in Iraq met with members of the World Council of Churches Central Committee and others in Geneva this week.

  • 8 Feb 2011

    A British man is to stand trial in Iraq on terrorism charges, amid claims that he suffered prolonged torture while being held in secret detention.

  • 26 Jan 2011

    Plaid Cymru’s Westminster leader Elfyn Llwyd has alleged a conflict of interest at the heart of the inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has implied that the UK should be ready for military action against Iran. He made the comments at the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    It seems that if you were a member of Tony Blair's cabinet, you had to read the newspapers to find out what your own policy was. Blair was asked at the Chilcot Inquiry this morning (21 January) whether the cabinet realised in 2002 that things were progressing towards war. He replied that they must have done because, “Daily, there were stories" in the media about preparations for military action.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    Tony Blair has admitted he never warned George Bush that his senior legal adviser, the Attorney General, had warned that the invasion of Iraq would not be legal.

  • 21 Jan 2011

    Under intense questioning this morning, Tony Blair has failed to confirm that his cabinet ever made a formal decision to approve the invasion of Iraq.

  • 25 Dec 2010

    The European Parliament has officially welcomed a delegation of Christian leaders from Iraq and Lebanon at its last plenary session of the year.