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· December, 2006

Stories about Iraq from December, 2006

The Iranian Blogestan on Saddam Hussein's death

30 December 2006

Several Iranian bloggers talked about Saddam Hussein's death and remembered the Iran-Iraq war. Alpar says this year can be considered one of the worst for dictators, adding that Monday's newspapers could carry the following headline: “Four less dictators for 2007″. Alpar writes that Iranian people will celebrate this event, even...

Saddam at the Iraqi Blogodrome…

30 December 2006

… for the last time. Today I post without comment on blogger reactions to Saddam's execution. I'll be posting more updates as the blogs develops. From my honorary Iraqi of the week. A cartoon by Latuff that sums up the mood of many: Like a gathering storm, realization that the...

Malaysia: Saddam's Execution

30 December 2006

Ktemoc comments on the execution of Saddam Hussein and calls the execution as “unnecessary” and is concerned about more violence. “The Iraqis would be better off locking up Saddam and throwing the key away.”

Arabisc: Asian Games, Democracy and Models

4 December 2006

Why was there no celebration of the Arab heritage in the opening of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and what is the relationship between democracy and models and why is an Egyptian blogger asking his readers to watch award-winning movie Good Night and Good Luck? These are some of...

Iraq: Assassination attempt on Al-Sadr's life

4 December 2006

Raed Jarrar says that there are unconfirmed rumors that there's been an attempt on the life of Muqtada Al-Sadr n Najaf. There is nothing in the news about this yet, but Raed promised to keep is updated in case he get more details.

Bleeding at the Iraqi Blogodrome

2 December 2006

I sit here and try to imagine how I would feel if it had been my country which had been invaded, bombarded into submission, occupied, allowed to be looted and vandalized, my people brutalised, towns I lived in ripped apart, my countrys infrastructure destroyed, people I loved killed and those...

Blogging Tunisia: Sweet November

1 December 2006

Celebrating the 19th anniversary of the “Change of November 7” (1987) which brought president Ben Ali to power in a bloodless coup against Habib Bourguiba, who had reigned for 30 years, the Minister Director of the Presidential Office, Mr Abdelaziz Ben Dhia, the Tunisian senators [Fr] and the Tunisian Industry,...

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