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The controversy over Tony Blair’s decision to back George Bush over the Iraq war has been rekindled after a memo emerged showing the Prime Minister pledged to support an invasion a year ahead of the conflict.

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An anti-Sharia Law campaign group has announced plans to hold an exhibition in London featuring cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.

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Armed members of Iraq’s Yazidi community – which suffered atrocities by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group last year – have themselves been accused of massacring Sunni Arab villagers, including physically disabled civilians and children, in revenge attacks.

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Last night, hundreds of outraged Shia militants stormed Adhamiyah, a Sunni majority neighbourhood in Baghdad. The Shia were burning homes, cars, and government buildings that belonged to Sunnis.

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A former Blackwater guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others received 30-year sentences Monday for their roles in a 2007 mass shooting in Iraq that left at least 14 civilians dead.

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Last November, with his home in flames and his father missing, 21-year-old Omar Mazen abandoned his home town of Baquba and fled to the Iraqi capital, 60 miles south.

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A group of international physicians’ organizations has published a study concluding US-led wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan have killed more than 1.3 million people.

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Sunni Muslims being targeted by Iraqi Shia Militia. In English with Arabic subtitles.

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A video posted on the internet on Wednesday showed Iraqi soldiers shooting to death at close range a captured Sunni child “suspected to have fought with militants” in the Diyala Province.

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