Category - Iraq

  • April 8, 2010

    Rowan Williams says a partial 'Western' view of their faith means Tony Blair and George Bush had little understanding of Christianity in Iraq when launching the disastrous 2003 war.

  • April 6, 2010

    This text and podcast is the second of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. Today, attention turns to the war-ravaged and destitute Christians of Iraq.

  • March 19, 2010

    The Defence Select Committee of the House of Commons is facing a mixed response after saying that war is not just about winning but should lead to a “better peace”.

  • March 5, 2010

    Two very different hearings have taken place in Britain today, concerned with questions of peace and war.

  • March 5, 2010

    The Prime Minister has admitted that Britain’s participation in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has cost UK taxpayers over £18billion. He told the Iraq Inquiry that invading Iraq was “the right decision and made for the right reasons".

  • March 5, 2010

    US agency Christian Solidarity International has urged President Obama to respond to continuing targeted violence against Iraq's ancient Christian community.

  • February 24, 2010

    Iraq is heading towards the much-anticipated 7 March 2010 legislative elections. Harry Hagopian asks whether these will augur another fresh start for the country, or will it simply be a simulation of an old failure?

  • February 23, 2010

    Christian Peacemaker Teams has released a new report detailing the destruction of northern Iraqi village life by Turkish and Iranian attacks over the past two years. It is calling for an end to these abuses.

  • February 20, 2010

    The leadership of the World Council of Churches has welcomed "with great hope and deep satisfaction" the news that a Council of Christian Church Leaders of Iraq has been established.

  • February 4, 2010

    The war in Iraq has been largely unsuccessful, according to nearly two-thirds (63%) of the British public. A new poll has revealed that only just over a quarter (29%) of voters regard the war as largely a success.