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· December, 2005

Stories about Iraq from December, 2005

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

28 December 2005

Happy Holidays from the Kurdish section of the blogosphere! The Kurdistan Bloggers Union writes about security cameras being installed in the Southeast of Turkey to monitor the Kurdish population there. There is also an interesting post (and comment dialouge) about hyphenated-ethnicity and a posted book review of a new book...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

21 December 2005

This was my first week of using a feed aggregator for watching the Kurdish blogs and I am not sure how I feel about it. Part of me really enjoyed checking every single blog each week, but it can be terribly time consuming. I set up the aggregator for the...

The Iraqi Elections-A Blogger Analysis

15 December 2005

By the time you begin reading this polls will have opened in Iraq. In 15 other countries expatriate voting began on Tuesday. Iraqis spent a tense and quiet night waiting for dawn. However amid warnings (proven now false) of a mass poisoning of the water system, multiple candidate assasinations, and...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

14 December 2005

Welcome back to the Kurdish Blogosphere! Originally announced on the Kurdistan Bloggers Union was the creation of the Kurdistan Blog Count this week. Modeled loosely after the Iraq Blog Count, it intends to monitor and catalog the Kurdistan blogs out there in the world wide web. Other items announced on...

Iraq: Call for Humanity!

13 December 2005

This letter can't go unnoticed. A Citizen Of Mosul posts a letter he received from a Swiss citizen medical therapist who is asking for any link to useful sources or information regarding the 43-year-old German archaeologist Susanne Osthoff, who was taken hostage in Iraq along with her Iraqi driver on...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

7 December 2005

Roj Bash! As finals are fast approaching, today's post is going to be a little shorter than normal, here's the weekly run-down: Kurdo from Kurdo's World addresses the credibility of some Kurdish news websites. Kardox reports that former Israeli special forces are training Kurds in Iraq. Reports about unrest in...

Iraq: Who wants the truth?

5 December 2005

Emigre questioning the truth of the “Truth About Iraqis” blog. He say, “the truth, for the few who are true, is that Iraq is in more then a spot of bother and has little to no internet access, except for military use. Yep, those mil guys have money for technology...

Iraq: Saddam Trial

5 December 2005

On the 3rd session of ‘trial of our time‘, Mohammed say, “today the trial witnessed many changes for the Iraqi viewer. There has been a lot of action that wiped off the memories of previous sessions that were pretty much boring; today we have seen the trial get into the...

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