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· February, 2007

Stories about Iraq from February, 2007

Iraq: US Allies No Longer Allies

The US allies are no longer its allies, rats are leaving the sinking ship and Canada is no longer in the flock. If you want to understand what I mean...

Iraq: Assassination Attempt Against Abdulmahdi

Iraqi blogger Ladybird keeps us up-to-date with news surrounding the failed assassination attempt against Vice President Adel Abdulmahdi here.

Iraq: Secret Prisons Still Present

Iraqi blogger Ladybird says human rights organisations are still insisting that the US is maintaining secret prisons.

Syria: Iraqi Refugees

Matthew Carrington visits an area inhabited by Iraqi refugees and shows us fleeting moments of their lives here.

Iraq – Life, Death, Rape and Execution

Stories of life in Iraq have been so varied this past week. In this post I hope to give a cross section on how life is for Iraqis in a...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

Let me clear it up for any moron with lingering doubts: It’s worse. It’s over. You lost. You lost the day your tanks rolled into Baghdad to the cheers of...

Iraq:L Prison Torture Testimony

Iraqi blogger Faiza Al-Arji posts a transcript of a chilling testimony of an Iraqi prisoner, who was held at the notorious Abu Ghraib Prison here.

Arabisc: Are the Americans Bribing Arab Journalists?

Are the Americans bribing Arab journalists? And how should Arab journalists react? These are the sensitive questions posed by Jordanian blogger and writer Batir Wardam in his blog, Jordan Watch,...

Israel: Where are the WMDs?

Israeli blogger Desert Peace tackles new US accusations that Iran is supplying Iraq with weapons here.

Iraq – Draft Oil Law Published

The new oil law planned by the Iraqi government is controversial to say the least. The fact that it is being discussed in secret is doubly so. New blog Al-Ghad...

KABOBfest: Is Iran to be Blamed for Increasing Casulties in Iraq?

Arab American blogger Fayyad gives us his two cents on Iran's role in Iraq here.

Iraq: What is going on?

Its been a while since my last post and I have had time to rest, take stock and come to some picture of what is happening. And what is happening?...

Arabisc: Egyptian Women a Cut Above the Rest

Prostitution, female circumcision and lesbianism aren't vices restricted to Egyptian woman, says Egyptian blogger Tamr Heneh, in an open letter to Egyptian talk show hostess Dr Hala Sarhan. According to...

Iraq: Sandwiched Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

“We are sandwiched between Saudis lamenting sectarianism and the Shia threat, and Iranians raging war against America and Israel. Instead of finding a united cause to bring us together we...

Iraq: Saddam ‘Not Executed’

Iraq Pundit reports on a new book which claims that ex-Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's double was hanged.

Iraq: Another Quiet Day

Omar, at Iraq the Model, is in shock that it is quiet in Baghdad. He feels that there is something out of place but can't pin it down.

Iraq: Free to Pay Restaurant!

Iraqi blogger Attawie attended a double-birthday celebration, in a Free to Pay restaurant. Her experience is described here.

Iraq: Important Question

Iraqi blogger Truth Teller says a reader asked him why the US was being blamed for all the ills in Iraq. His answer is here.

Iraq: No One Wants the Truth

Iraqi blogger Rejected doubts the credibility of newspapers in the UAE. Read this to know why.

The Balkans: Iraq Jobs

Neretva River reports on an American firm recruiting the unemployed in the Balkans “to carry out various jobs assisting the US military in Iraq in fields of work ranging from...

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