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Marwa's story

Tue, 12 Mar 2013 11:18:25 GMT

It's 10 years since the war in Iraq toppled Saddam Hussein, and since Marwa Shimari lost her leg at the age of 12.

Iraq life in numbers

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:59:01 GMT

A look at life in Iraq in numbers, 10 years on from the US-led invasion.

Unity in danger

Thu, 22 Dec 2011 07:14:16 GMT

Tensions between Sunni and Shia factions in Iraq could threaten the power-sharing government that took months to put in place, reports the BBC's Jim Muir.

Iraq war in figures

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:36:57 GMT

Key figures from the conflict in Iraq from the invasion by US-led coalition forces to 2010-11.

Iraq 10 years on: Recovering the lost treasures of Iraq

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:09:46 GMT

Ben Brown visits the National Museum of Iraq which suffered pillaging, theft and damage in 2003. A decade years later work is still underway to recover lost cultural treasures.

Iraq 10 years on: 'We can't feed our families'

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:24:38 GMT

Iraq has one of the highest economic growth rates in the world fuelled by the oil industry yet paradoxically it also has a rocketing unemployment rate.

John Simpson returns to Iraq 10 years on

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 18:50:52 GMT

Ten years on from the US-led invasion of Iraq, 60 people have been killed in a series of car and suicide bombings in and around Baghdad.

Iraq War: How the US military adapted to changing threats

Wed, 20 Mar 2013 02:48:14 GMT

The shifting nature of combat in Iraq forced the US military to upgrade its equipment, as it sought to minimise casualties.

Blair: Iraq uprising would have been 'worse than Syria'

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:38:39 GMT

Former UK PM Tony Blair tells the BBC he has no regrets over Iraq on the 10th anniversary of the country's invasion - and says the situation otherwise would have been "a lot worse than Syria".

Iraq 10 years on: 'Still not at peace with itself'

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 15:34:05 GMT

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war. It is thought that at least 116,000 civilians lost their lives in the years following the invasion.

Iraqi FM: 'Torturous transformation to democracy'

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:03:56 GMT

As this week marks 10 years since the invasion of Iraq, the foreign minister reveals how the transformation from dictatorship to democracy has been "torturous".

Iraq 10 years on: 'Fools gold' intelligence

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:37:46 GMT

It has been 10 years since the start of the Iraq war and on this anniversary the BBC has learned that two key pieces of intelligence, which could have prevented the conflict, were either dismissed or used selectively.

Iraq 10 years on: Visiting Baghdad's book market

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:09:03 GMT

As the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war approaches Ben Brown went back to ask if the violence, lasting almost nine years has been worth it

Iraq 10 years on: Soldier battles back from injury to help others

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:11:37 GMT

Former soldier Jon le Galloudec was shot in the back and paralysed in an ambush by insurgents in Basra in 2006.

'Memories I can't rid myself of'

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:02:37 GMT

Ten years after the invasion of Iraq, the BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, recounts the country's seismic changes, and remembers the aftermath of a bombing he was caught up in.

'Fool's gold'

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:43:33 GMT

Intelligence from highly-placed sources suggesting that Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction was available before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Panorama has learned.

The human cost

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 16:26:10 GMT

It might be a decade since the invasion of Iraq, but for those who fought or lost loved ones the war still casts a devastating shadow.

Iraq, camera, action: Films struggle with war's legacy

Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:13:49 GMT

With movie and television directors struggling for 10 years to portray the men and women who fought the battles of the Iraq war, the BBC's Tara McKelvey examines how the war films of our time have evolved.

Exploiting fragility

Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:11:49 GMT

The latest wave of gun and bomb attacks across Iraq is aimed at exploiting sectarian tensions and destabilising the country's fragile political make-up, says the BBC's regional analyst Sebastian Usher.

Iraq's dilemma

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 23:31:06 GMT

As Iraq develops its oil pipelines, Iraqi ministries clash about the value of the ruins of Babylon, as the BBC's Rami Ruhayem in Iraq discovers.

Changed lives

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 13:19:56 GMT

As US troops prepare to leave Iraq, Charlotte Ashton meets three women in Baghdad who explain how their lives have changed since the war.