Stories about Iraq from June, 2008
Jordanian ASKAdenia [Ar] is back home for a visit and notes several changes in his country. Among them is the skyrocket prices of fuel and other commodities, as well as the presence of large numbers of Iraqis.
Football fans in Qatar were ecstatic over the Qatari national teams 1-0 win over Iraq in a World Cup qualifier. Greeker described it as “Qatar's greatest football moment…” writing: 75th minute, Said Bachir heads in a goal. A moment frozen in time. QATAR lives its greatest moment in international football....
Iraqi hospital care is improving, notes Inside Iraq in this post.
Iraqi Khalid Jarrar is in stitches that his brother's Canadian fiancée had ridden camels twice before his Arab brother.
Iraqi Sunshine shares with us different aspects of her life in this post – the return of a kidnapped neighbour, sitting her physics exam and extracting her wisdom tooth.
Neurotic Iraqi Wife shares with us 10 things she hates about her colleagues at work in the enclosed Green Zone.
Do Arabs like Chinese food? Read the reactions a story Sunnyraindrops links to about a Chinese restaurant in Iraq to know the answer.
Iraqi women are now accustomed to wearing black - the colour of grief and mourning, notes Inside Iraq. But amid the darkness and gloom, some young women admit to wearing brown, green and even pink!
Iraqi blogger Abbas Hawazin comments on a ruling by an Iraqi university which had issued a warning to female students not to dress up provocatively.
Iraqi Abbas Hawazin writes about a clergyman with special characteristics, in charge of a mosque in the Green Zone.
“A secret deal being negotiated in Baghdad would perpetuate the American military occupation of Iraq indefinitely, regardless of the outcome of the US presidential election in November,” concludes Iraqi blogger Abbas Hawazin.