Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair acknowledges the 2003 invasion of Iraq played a part in the rise of the Islamic State militant group, and apologises for some mistakes in planning the war.
Relatives and supporters of the late Iraqi foreign minister and Saddam Hussein’s ally Tariq Aziz attend a mass in a church ahead of his burial.
U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.