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· September, 2008

Stories about Iraq from September, 2008

Iraq: Erbil Visit

30 September 2008

Baghdad Bacon & Eggs, from Iraq, has been to Erbil. Check out what he was doing there in this post.

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Arabeyes: Ramadan Thoughts

17 September 2008

With the holy month of Ramadan quickly wrapping up, bloggers from around the Arab world share their thoughts on the month, their activities, driving standards and their yearning for a holiday. Following are some reactions from Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Libya.

The Middle East Remembers 9/11

12 September 2008

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the US, a pivotal day in history and a day which brought about so much heartbreak and destruction not only in the US but around the world. Bloggers from the Middle East reflect on the disaster.

Iraq: 150 Hacking Attempts Per Day

5 September 2008

“In less than 30 mn, this blog has been subjected to over 50 hacking attempts. This has been going on for the past 4 days or so, around 3 times a day. That is 150 hacking attempts per day. Hmmmm….I wonder why,” asks Iraqi blogger Layla Anwar.

Palestine: The Excellence of Iranian Universities

4 September 2008

Palestinian Random Consistent Ideas links to an article on the excellence of Iranian universities. “The question that begs itself is: how can they do it? The article's explanation is rather shallow: all these top students want to leave Iran so bad, education excellence is their ticket out,” he notes.

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Iraq: They call this freedom

1 September 2008

It can be hard to believe that it is approaching 2000 days since the beginning of the occupation of Iraq. After all the promises and expectations made at the start of the war maybe it is worth taking stock of the current situation for Iraqis. Bloggers have been reviewing their lot and give some slices of their daily experiences.

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