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· June, 2006

Stories about Iraq from June, 2006

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken, War and Women Rights

Summer holidays, women rights, war in Iraq and war in Palestine. These are some of the permanent scene in the Arabic language blogsphere these days. Here is some of what...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Its been a fascinating week – with so much to read I don't know where to begin. So here is my best effort. Read how the a mainstream media company...

Romania: Plans To Withdraw From Iraq

Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros writes that the Romanian PM plans to withdraw the Romanian battalion – 900 soldiers, the 5th largest coalition member – from Iraq.

Poland: Troops to be Relocated from Iraq to Afghanistan

The beatroot writes that 500 Polish troops are being transfered from Iraq to Afghanistan: “This will be a much more dangerous mission than the one the Poles got involved in,...

Kurdistance:

No tricks or wittiness today folks, here is just the straight skinny on the Kurdish Blogosphere. Hiwa Hopes this week gives a great link to an article about the frustration...

Iraq: Reconciliation initiative, born dead

LadyBird commenting on latest developments in Iraq said: Maliki’s initiative for dialogue and national reconciliation included many positive points such as the disarming militias, stop torture and the release of...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

We have had enough. The fearsome nights are stifling us and we now have come to hate the Fall [of Baghdad]; we hate Liberation; we hate Sunnis; we hate Shiites;...

Iraq: “Brilliant” new blog!

At Iraq Blog Count a group of contributors keep a tally of, yes, you've guessed it, blogs in Iraq. The latest addition, Baghdad Chronicle, gets a rave review: Woah, I...

Kurdistance:

Normally I try to find a reoccurring theme for my weeklies, however this week turned out to be a bit of a Kurdish hodge-podge. Sami from Iraqi Thoughts writes some...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Today I will concentrate on politics. And before you switch off, let me point out that when it comes to politics, Iraqi bloggers will both surprise and entertain and certainly...

Kurdistance: Wednesday?

Today is Wednesday, correct? I just came back from organizing a conference for work and well…my mental faculities are not up to their normal snuff. So today, we will quickly...

Iraq: Iraqi in Jordan

Zeyad is in Amman, and what he describes is not what Jordanians might agree to. He said: “Amman is the same as I left it last time. An ever expanding...

Iraq: Anti-Zarqawi

The anti-Zarqawi-lovers sentiment is getting stronger in the region, especially in Iraq and Jordan where Zarqawi and his gangs committed their worst crimes, Omar said.

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Phew, what a week in Iraq blogs. The assassination of Zarqawi caused a flood of blog posts and this on top of another flood of quality thoughts from the Iraqi...

Zarqawi: More Blogger Reactions

The blogs keep analysing… Baghdad Treasure was at a press conference near the Iraqi parliament when the news broke. And he was happy. “We held our breath for a second...

Exploding at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Finally a piece of news that mainstream media and blogs generally agree with. This morning the Iraqi Prime Minister announce that “We have eliminated Zarqawi”. And the news hit like...

Iraq: Ishaqi Crime

Because of the quantity of articles and opinions that appeared in the media about Haditha crime, one thing you need to know… many missed about Ishaqi crime, LadyBird said.

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

When it comes to food, I know where I would rather live. And, those of you who have never eaten ‘Masgoof’ before or tried Iraqi fruit and vegetables, will not...

Arabisc: Arabic Bloggers Ken

This week in the Arabic Language blogsphere: Let’s start with the hard stuff. Tara from Iraq, has some rare seen images: Tara then writes: أحاول ،كل يوم ، ان اطرد...

Iraq: Iraqi children teach US soldiers ethics and morals

Iraqi children age 9-10 years old teach invaders ethics and morals, “It’s not right that a hospital should be bombed, children and babies.” LadyBird quoting scripts from The Women’s Story...

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