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· October, 2007

Stories about Iraq from October, 2007

Iraq: Think Peace Interview

Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar posts a video of an interview conducted with him by Think Peace.

Iraq: Breathing Slowly

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...

Iraq: D Cups and the Greenzone

Neurotic Iraqi Wife complains about life in the Greenzone – where she says backstabbing and D cups are the rule.

Lebanon: Al Jazeera Interview

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

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: Why Arabs are Such a Mess

Iraq Pundit wonders why Arabs are such a mess in this post.

Bahrain: Helping Iraqis

Bahraini blogger Dawood is thinking of ways of helping Iraqi widows and orphans in this post.

Iraq: No to Split Up

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...

Iraq: This Eid

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

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...

Syria: Watching Iraq News Unfold

“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,...

Qatar: Al Jazeera and the Washington Post

Friends of Al Jazeera discusses a the relative performances of al-Jazeera and the Washington Post during the Iraq war.

Iraq: Teens Work to Help Families

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...

Iraq: Women Artists

Iraqi blogger Emad Khadduri sheds light on women artists from his country in this post.

Bahrain: Iraqi Refugees Shedding Off Sectarian Violence

Bahraini blogger Dawood writes that Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan are ‘shedding off’ sectarian violence.

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 3)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the last of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Iraq: Allergic to the word ‘Free’

Iraqi blogger Layla Anwar discusses allergies and wonders whether she has become allergic to the word “Free.”

Arabeyes: Eid Al Fitr Celebrations (Part 1)

The Holy month of Ramadan culminated with Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations throughout the Muslim world. Here's what bloggers are saying about the occasion in the first of a three-part series. Today's tour...

Iraq: The Politics of Death

“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,...

Iraq: Insomnia Problems

Iraqi blogger Morbid Smile discusses her insomnia in this post.

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