Iraqi forces liberate last town held by Islamic State

November 17, 2017

Iraqi forces backed by the US-led coalition have retaken the last town in the country held by the Islamic State group, more than three years after the militants stormed nearly a third of Iraqi territory, officials said.


In Full: Alex Salmond has his say on the Chilcot Inquiry

July 6, 2016

The SNP said the "excoriating" verdict of the Chilcot Inquiry should lead to "political or legal consequences" for those responsible, accusing Tony Blair of having "blundered the country into war" at the cost of the lives of 179 British armed forces and almost 200,000 Iraqis.