The party of the martyrs
By Ziauddin Sardar - 28 April 13:00

The Shia branch of Islam was born in violent death and has suffered from centuries of persecution. T

The Brits really are superior
By Richard Dowden - 28 April 13:00

Richard Dowden explains why the American forces, which operate like the German army and gear everyth

The road to Damascus
By John Kampfner - 21 April 13:00

In Doha, the message is relentless: all of a sudden, the problem is Syria and the man who took tea w

Too much grief and death
By Lindsey Hilsum - 21 April 13:00

Lindsey Hilsum, in her Baghdad diary of the last days of the war, records how one terror succeeded a

Mark Thomas sees Geoff Hoon as an anarchist hero
By Mark Thomas - 21 April 13:00

Geoff Hoon, who described Iraqi looting as an attempt at "liberating" old regime property, sounds so

The aid agencies fear collateral damage
By Gideon Burrows - 21 April 13:00

The aid agencies fear collateral damage

How war coverage blanks out the past
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 14 April 13:00

How war coverage blanks out the past

A crime against humanity
By John Pilger - 14 April 13:00

They have blown off the limbs of women and the scalps of children. Their victims overwhelm the morgu

The end of dust and smoke
By Lindsey Hilsum - 14 April 13:00

In Baghdad, the illusions created by the old regime have gone; the people await a new reality

Silent witness
By Nicholas Blincoe - 14 April 13:00

Photography - Nicholas Blincoe on the shameful absence of a Palestinian perspective

The world watched in horror
By Staff blogger - 14 April 13:00

At last there is joy on the streets of Baghdad and, although it is impossible to know what proportion of the Iraqi population unreservedly welcome the invaders, nobody should for a moment regret the demise of Saddam Hussein.

''Our fate is bleak''

As they watch bombs fall upon their homeland, Britain's Iraqi exiles tell May Abdalla, Adrian Cornel

Among the sickly donkeys, another war brews
By Robin Pagnamenta - 07 April 13:00

Among the sickly donkeys, another war brews

The missiles that miss
By Paul Moorcraft - 07 April 13:00

Who is to blame when weapons rain down on shopping centres killing women and children? Paul Moorcraf

When is a civilian not a civilian?
By Lindsey Hilsum - 07 April 13:00

Iraq's leaders say all the people will defend the homeland. So is anybody a fair target?

We killed Iraqis? It's so normal, why even discuss it?
By David Edwards and David Cromwell - 07 April 13:00

We killed Iraqis? It's so normal, why even discuss it?

It's all about control, not the price of petrol
By Mark Almond - 07 April 13:00

After the war, a new, US-dominated oil cartel will determine economic prospects in China and India

The return of a forgotten ideology
By James Buchan - 31 March 13:00

The Iraqi resistance has breathed life into the corpse of Arab nationalism. The British and American

How we patronise the Iraqi people
By Staff blogger - 31 March 13:00

Iraq indeed turns out to be a faraway country of which we know little. Its people have failed to perform the role allotted to them by Washington and London.

The foolish hopes of Washington's new Jacobins
By John Gray - 31 March 13:00

America's neoconservatives have the same utopian ambitions as the revolutionaries of 18th-century Fr

The Battle of Decisive Days
By Lindsey Hilsum - 31 March 13:00

Lindsey Hilsum finds Iraqi rulers not at all destabilised, and saying that the Americans are welcome

Just a few pockets of control
By Christina Lamb - 31 March 13:00

Where were the flowers, or the jubilant cheers? On the road to Basra, Christina Lamb found neither.

Panic in the White House
By Andrew Stephen - 31 March 13:00

Americans sat back to enjoy a giant firework display. Then to the dismay of Bush and the Pentagon ha

How Blair made a deal with Bush
By John Kampfner - 24 March 12:00

The PM has become a hostage to the US. His future depends on Americans keeping their promises

Darcus Howe heeds Mandela's words
By Darcus Howe - 24 March 12:00

The Iraqis can bring about regime change themselves, just as black South Africans did

Iraq.
24 March 2003: The emotional gluttons against the war
By Nick Cohen - 24 March 12:00

No invasion can be worse for the Iraqis than what they now suffer.

Mark Thomas - Who really supports "our boys"?
By Mark Thomas - 24 March 12:00

Support "our boys"? I want UK troops back where they belong, away from the danger of being killed an

The costs of war: democracy in danger
By Staff blogger - 17 March 12:00

The temptation for those who have always opposed war in Iraq is to hope that when the bombing starts - as it must very soon - it all goes badly wrong.

War: ain't nothing but a dick thing
By Bonnie Greer - 17 March 12:00

The debate on Iraq is being played out against a background of macho posturing

The avenging heir
By Andrew Wheatcroft - 17 March 12:00

Saladin was the good enemy. Appropriated by Saddam Hussein, the knightly sultan has become an emblem

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