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· October, 2008

Stories about Iraq from October, 2008

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Iraq: Assassination for All Iraqi Interpreters!!!

24 October 2008

This is the view that Iraqi Interpreter took of a decision made by the commander of the Multinational Forces in Iraq. Under a new rule, Iraqis who work alongside American soldiers as interpreters are to be required to not cover their face while they take part in operations with the US military.

Iraq: Once Upon a Time

20 October 2008

Inside Iraq recalls the past: “Once upon time we were the cradle of civilizations. For many ages we were the rulers of empires […] Once upon time our identity was Iraqi, now it became sect or ethnicity. We were Iraqis once… and have a country.”

Iraq: Egyptian Editorial Attacks Syria

19 October 2008

Roads to Iraq notes: “Strange attack from the Egyptian newspaper Al- Gomhuria on Syrian Prime Minister Mohammad Attri and accusing Syria with spreading Shiaism.”

Iraq: Abuse of Power

19 October 2008

Inside Iraq draws our attention to the abuse of power in Iraq and how those with guns are in control. “The way those people who have guns behave makes me like many Iraqi civilians feel that Iraq became a wild jungle where survival is only for the strongest. This kind...

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International Eye on the US Elections

8 October 2008

As the US Elections loom closer, international attention to US Policy and the candidates has increased. Projects like Current TV's Collective Journalism and Global Voices' Voices Without Votes have taken the task to gather this information and bring a global perspective on a local issue.

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