Category - Iraq

  • 5 Mar 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".

  • 5 Mar 2010

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

  • 24 Feb 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?

  • 23 Feb 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.

  • 20 Feb 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.

  • 4 Feb 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.

  • 30 Jan 2010

    By far the scariest part of Tony Blair’s appearance at the Iraq War Inquiry was when he implied that it would be right to invade Iran.

  • 29 Jan 2010

    Tony Blair has struggled to avoid tough questions about the legalities of his decision to invade Iraq. Speaking at the Iraq Inquiry, he said that the Attorney General's last-minute change of mind was legally sufficient.

  • 29 Jan 2010

    Demonstrators outside the Iraq War Inquiry have said that they will try to arrest Tony Blair for war crimes when he leaves the building later today. Blair will be questioned on the legality of the war this afternoon.

  • 29 Jan 2010

    The former British prime minister, Tony Blair, avoided the media by sneaking in early to the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq war this morning. He used the back entrance. Ekklesia's reporter Symon Hill went in at the front.