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· October, 2007

Stories about Iraq from October, 2007

Iraq: Breathing Slowly

30 October 2007

Iraqi Aunt Najma sums up her sentiments about life in Iraq as follows: “Breathing slowly.. In and out..that's what I have to do to keep myself from crying, and stay alive. I'm more depressed than I've ever been in the last year I think.” She also describes the daily difficulties...

Lebanon: Al Jazeera Interview

26 October 2007

Lebanese academician and blogger Dr As'ad Abu Khalil links to his interview with Al Jazeera here. The interview was on the private security firms in Iraq.

Egypt: Iraqi Prostitutes in Syria

25 October 2007

Egyptian blogger Hatshepsut links to an article which discusses the plight of Iraqi refugee women in Syria, who have turned to prostitution to support their families and children.

Iraq: No to Split Up

22 October 2007

Blogger and journalist Christopher Allbritton reads into the news about the latest from Iraq. “(A) large majority of Iraqis today don’t want the country to be split up. Arabs across the region see any attempt to do so as Zionist plot to divide and conquer the Arabs..” he notes.

Iraq: This Eid

22 October 2007

Sunshine from Iraq shares with us here experience with Eid, marred by the fear of explosions, bombings and concern about near and dear ones dying.

Iraq: Impossible to Get Treatment

22 October 2007

Iraqi blogger Mama narrates the horrific ordeal of a young Iraqi boy, injured when a mortar fell on his house. “The worse part in this story is the hospital condition it is very dirty ,with very limited medical services, few doctors,and large number of casualties, no one checked him during...

Syria: Watching Iraq News Unfold

20 October 2007

“I'm watching with interest what is going to happen in northern Iraq. Turkey's MP's have recently authorised military incursions into Iraq, something the Americans definitely do not want,” writes Wassim, from Syria.

Iraq: Teens Work to Help Families

17 October 2007

Alive in Baghdad brings us the latest from a war torn Iraq, where at least 50 per cent of the population are under the age of 18. “Despite the ongoing impact of violence and terrorism that affects all Iraqis, children must even risk their lives to get to school, and...

Iraq: The Politics of Death

11 October 2007

“I must admit that I'm amazed by this sudden interest in the deaths of Iraqi civilians at the hands of security contractors. (..) While I'm glad it's in the news, I can't help but ask: What took you so long?” writes IraqPundit.

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