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· August, 2008

Stories about Iraq from August, 2008

Iraq: Fascination for Language

“I am no linguist, but as far as I can remember I have always held a strange fascination for Language,” notes Iraqi blogger Layla Anwar.

Iraq: “Egyptians Recruited to Iraq”

“According to Egyptian website Al-Mesryoon, last two months there was a campaign in America to recruit Egyptians as interpreters in the American forces and to be sent to Iraq. The...

Iraq: Selling Fuel in Baghdad

“The gas and the fuel for cars has always been a problem for Iraqis inside Iraq, the irony that Iraq has one of the worlds largest reservoirs of oil is...

Iraq's Jews

Iraqi blogger Wameeth draws our attention to Iraqi Jews. “Iraqi Jews are one of the most sensitive topics in Iraq, one of largest markets in Iraq in the center of...

Arabeyes: Mauritanian President Ousted in Military Coup d'état

Army commanders ousted Mauritania's first freely elected president in two decades, President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, in a military coup d'état Wednesday after political feuding over the firing of the...

Iraq: Hello Turkey!

Iraqi blogger Najma, who writes in A Star from Mosul, is finally in Turkey – where she is enjoying a well-deserved break.

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