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· November, 2006

Stories about Iraq from November, 2006

30 November 2006

Arabisc: Arrested Blogger Released and the Civilisation of Terrorism

Egyptian blogger Ramy Siyam – aka Ayoub – is out of jail, after spending an eventful 108 hours being moved from one detention centre to the other. According to fellow...

Kurdistance: It's Quiet Out Here

One of the hardest things about reporting on various blogospheres is the natural ebb and flow of people's writings. The past two weeks in the Kurdish blogosphere have been strangely...

27 November 2006

Arabisc: Bahraini Elections, Dying Children and Confusing Freedom!

Bahrain held its second Parliamentary elections in its modern history this week, with about 300,000 voters going to the polls. Amongst them was Bahraini blogger Haythoo, who hoped his ‘party’...

Iraq: Uncle Saddam

26 November 2006

Flying Over the Iraqi Blogodrome

Literally this time. I am writing this as my flight to Dubai is actually flying over Iraqi airspace. First time ever. If I were to give a true summary of...

22 November 2006

16 November 2006

Arabisc: Culprits, Democracy and the Rule of Law

Choosing links from 22 different Arab countries for translation is no easy feat..for however much you try and be selective, you cannot be doing the region and its bloggers any...

Kurdistance: Picking up the pieces

After a month's hiatus, Kurdistance is back up and running…and attempting to pick up the pieces of Kurdish opinion floating out there in the blogosphere. The big issues this month...

15 November 2006

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Crimson rain,vermillion maneAnd few people walking, few people sane From Carmine and Cardinal to Persian Red To Falu to Gules to just a Red, plain! From Scarlett of screens and...

14 November 2006

Arabisc: Best Blog Awards Winners and Recurring Nightmares

Arabic blogs are making their mark on the international blogging scene, with more writers and commentators taking to their keyboards and enjoying the thrill of the instant publication of their...

7 November 2006

Saddam at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Goodbye Iraq's butcher; may you never grow in our dreams. You were the farce that placed itself where lives were torn apart. You called out to our country, and you...

6 November 2006

Arabisc: How did Arab bloggers react to Saddam Hussein's verdict?

While Arab bloggers writing in English jumped on the opportunity to comment on Saddam Hussein‘s death sentence, those writing in Arabic seemed to be slower to react. Among the few...

4 November 2006

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

If you read no other blog posts this week read these Today I present a series of must-reads from the Iraqi blogodrome. Each one is powerful and not to be...

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