Murder Conviction In Blackwater Case Thrown Out

A federal appeals court has thrown out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three others to be re-sentenced in connection with the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed civilians in Iraq. The high-profile incident called into question the role played by U.S. security contractors in Iraq. Read more

Criminal Probe Into Iraq Cases Lawyer Phil Shiner

A criminal investigation into a disgraced lawyer who brought false claims against Iraq War veterans has a number of “lines of inquiry”, the National Crime Agency (NCA) says. Read more

Iraq To Sue Israel For Destroying Nuclear Reactor In 1981

In a surprising move, First Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Humam Hamoudi announced that his country is determined to sue Israel for bombing the Osirak nuclear reactor in 1981. Read more