Iraq attack | The Daily Star
  • US-led coalition confirms attacks on Iraqi bases housing its troops

    The United States-led military coalition fighting Islamic State says early on Sunday that there were two attacks near Iraqi bases housing its troops on Saturday night but that none of its troops were harmed.

  • A war for oil #2: Iraq's new deals make case for invasion

    Planning for the Iraq invasion started much before the real attack, as soon as Iraq signed oil contracts with Russia, China and

  • A war for oil

    This month 15 years ago, an unjust and illegal war was unleashed on Iraq by the US-led coalition that has fundamentally changed the world and made it even more risky. This most important event in modern time has fragmented the whole Arab land, obliterated much of its history and culture and changed lives for tens of millions, probably forever. The Daily Star revisits this war on Iraq from today with a 12-part series.

  • Islamic State deputy leader ‘killed’

    The second-in-command of Islamic State (IS) dies in a US-led coalition air strike in northern Iraq, the Iraqi ministry of defence says.