Iraq is a country in western Asia, the capital of which is Baghdad. It has significant oil and gas reserves. However, due to ongoing civil war in Iraq, the state’s economy and standard of living have faced decline.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the launch of a new military operation against Kurdish militants in Iraqi Sinjar. He also vowed to take over the Kurdish-controlled town of Tal Rifaat in northern Aleppo, Syria.
The US must learn from its mistakes and stop interfering in the Middle East, former US congressman Ron Paul has told RT America’s Ed Schultz. He said the US military had no more right to be in Syria than it had in Iraq.
Former Abu Ghraib detainees say time has not fully healed the physical and mental pain they suffered at the infamous US prison. Iraqis spoke with RT on the 15th anniversary of the US-led invasion of their country.