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· January, 2009

Stories about Iraq from January, 2009

Iran: The news that we don't hear in Tehran

Freekyboard, an Iranian blogger, says [fa] “we are not going to hear the following news in Iran: The Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at US President George W Bush...

Global: Morocco Closes Caracas Embassy

Morocco announced this week that it would close its embassy in Venezuela due to Venezuela's recognition of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), the territory also known as the "Western...

Arab World: “Why the Children of Gaza Don't Deserve to Die?”

As the death toll from the Israeli war on Gaza climbs, bloggers from around the Arab world share their thoughts on Palestine, Arab nationalism and why the children of Gaza...

Israel: Israeli and Palestinian Doctors Fix Baby's Heart

Israeli and Palestinian doctors collaborated last week to save the life of a newborn. The Palestinian child and his grandmother were transported to Tel Aviv for emergency heart surgery. Funded...

Syria: Largest U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

Maysaloon, a Syrian blogger commenting [ar] on recent news writes: “Oh Arabs!!!! The largest U.S. embassy in the world is opened today in Baghdad and people of Palestine and Iraq...

Iraq/Israel/Palestine: Equal Attention for Innocent Victims?

Dutchblog Israel questions whether “seekers of justice [and] demonstrators against inequality” will give as much attention to the victims of bombings in Iraq as to those in Gaza.

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