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· June, 2008

Stories about Iraq from June, 2008

Jordan: Noting Changes

24 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.

“Qatar's greatest football moment…”

24 June 2008

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....

Iraq: Breaking Stereotypes

17 June 2008

Iraqi Khalid Jarrar is in stitches that his brother's Canadian fiancée had ridden camels twice before his Arab brother.

Iraq: Chinese Food

16 June 2008

Do Arabs like Chinese food? Read the reactions a story Sunnyraindrops links to about a Chinese restaurant in Iraq to know the answer.

Iraq: Black – The Colour of Grief

16 June 2008

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!

Iraq: A Special Imam

11 June 2008

Iraqi Abbas Hawazin writes about a clergyman with special characteristics, in charge of a mosque in the Green Zone.

Iraq: Secret Peace Deal

11 June 2008

“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.

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