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Tag Archives: Tony Blair

Iraq War: Bid to prosecute Tony Blair rejected by High Court

LONDON: The High Court has blocked an attempt to bring a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq War. Former Iraqi general Abdul Wahed Shannan Al Rabbat alleged the former prime minister committed “the crime of aggression” by invading Iraq in 2003. No such crime exists in England and ...

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Blair says EU would level with UK on mass migration

LONDON: European Union leaders would accept tightening up immigration rules to accommodate Britain, so the option of the UK staying in the bloc should remain open, former prime minister Tony Blair said on Saturday. More than a decade of mass immigration from the EU under freedom of movement rules was ...

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Tony Blair: Remainers must persuade Brexit voters to change their mind

PARIS: Tony Blair will tell pro-EU Britons it is their “mission” to persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving the European Union. In a speech on Friday, t he former prime minister will urge Remain voters to “expose relentlessly” the Government’s drive for a “Brexit at any cost”, ...

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Blair is planning to return to politics

LONDON: In an interview, the former Labour leader admitted to feeling “motivated” by the current polarised state of Westminster politics and distraught at the lurch to the Left of his own party. He feared the country was becoming divided between the extremes of an “ultra-Left” Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn ...

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