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· January, 2006

Stories about Iraq from January, 2006

Iraq: Mosul Library

A Star From Mosul starts a campaign “to collect books for the out-of-date libraries in Mosul University in Iraq.” Aunt Najma is asking for: • Donations of money • books...

Iraq: Security Meltdown

Nibras Kazimi posts more on the backroom deals to form the next Iraqi government. Significantly, he reports that there is a security meltdown in Baghdad. “There has been a spike...

Iraq: Drowning in Rain

Baghdad Dweller posts some photographs of the rain-swept streets in Baghdad “Millions Dollars spent on “Iraq reconstruction” and the situation as you see in the pictures.“ He also links to...

Iraq: Konfused Kid

Konfused Kid publishes a couple of posts that did not make it to his NY Times blog. Here is a taster: “all of a sudden, people started to scuttle inside...

Iraq: Raeds Roadmap

Raed Jarrar has updated his three-point Roadmap for an American exit from Iraq. Parts of which has gained the interest of Noam Chomsky. Raed writes, “If any of the occupation...

Iraq: Back To Iraq is Back

Journalist and blogger Christopher Allbritton is returning to Iraq after a long break. He wonders ho much longer he can carry on after so many of his friends have been...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Welcome to my first weekly blog on Global Voices Online reviewing the Iraqi blogs. There are many and the variety makes it one of the most interesting areas to report...

Travels in the Kurdish Blogosphere

As reported by the Kurdistan Blog Count several new Kurdish blogs in English were found. The first of which Talk about the Passion is actually written by an American going...

Iraq: Backroom Dealing

Nibras Kazimi of Talisman Gate has heard rumours that a secret deal has been struck between Ayad Allawi and Nadim Al-Jabiri of the Fadhila Party under American auspices. This could...

Iraq: Bush should apology

Raed Jarrar jotted a sample email and asked his reader to send it to White House, which should be quick to apologize for its mistakes, such as bombing of civilians...

Iraq: NY Times buys up Iraqi bloggers

After a hiatus of three months Zeyad of Healing Iraq is back. But only to give the news that he and four other Iraq bloggers are now writing for the...

The Kurdish Blogs-The 3 Week Update

I have been remiss in my duties to you, dear Global Voices readers, in not posting about the Kurdish Blogosphere for three weeks. Today I will try to catch you...

Iraq: Fuel prices

Ongoing shortages of fuel and constant attacks on oil refineries are causing abrupt increases in official fuel prices as well as price hikes on the black market in the capital,...

Iraq: Folksy Games

Iraqi girls kids have many things to play if you ask any girl kid in Iraq about folksy songs you will see every girl know many songs, so how do...

The Moveable Feast: Eat the World in Ten Blogs

#1Have you ever wondered how the soldiers in Iraq spent the holiday season?  This is the day when you will get the scoop, first hand by Chairbone Stranger, an American...

Iraq: My final endorsement

“You can all have your war, the war you all want. You can have your racists, you can launch your rockets at your Israelis, you can suicide bomb Baghdad. You...

Iraq: US army should give Iraq back

Why should we all wait until the Iraqi elected government starts fighting against the US army?! Why can’t bush listen to what Iraqis are saying? They are asking the occupation...

Iraq: The Sunni ignore Zarqawi

Omar of Iraq The Model says that two developments took most of the interest in Iraq's political scene yesterday. The first is the latest audio tape of Zarqawi in which...

Iraq: One billion dollars a week

Raed Jarrar says, at a time when the US army is spending more than ONE BILLION DOLLARS every single week in Iraq alone, the United States government doesn’t have enough...

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