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· February, 2009

Stories about Iraq from February, 2009

Iraq: Predications and Politics

Iraqi Arab Woman Blues discusses ‘predictions’ she had made about the political situation in her country and others in the region – and how they proved to be correct.

Iraq: A different Baghdad

Mosul-based Moma visited Baghdad – and wasn't happy with the changes in her old neighbourhood.

Iraq: Blogger's Birthday and Closed School

Sunshine, from Iraq, celebrates her 17th birthday, in a war-torn Iraq. Also in this post, Sunshine tells us why her school was closed.

Iran: Students protesting against martyrs re-burial are jailed

Up to 70 students from the Amir Kabir University in Tehran were arrested today, Tuesday 24th of February, while protesting against the re-burial of five anonymous Iran-Iraq War martyrs in...

Iraq: Rumours and Conspiracy Theories

Iraqi Pundit discusses the impact of rumours and conspiracy theories on his country, and the Middle East at large. “Rumours have traditionally done a great deal of damage in the...

Iraq: YouTube removes video

Iraqi blogger Imad Khadduri complains that YouTube has removed a video he posted, citing a violation of its community guidelines.

Iraq: The Walk to Karbala

Laith walks for 67 miles from Baghdad to Karbala to mark the 40th day anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), who was killed in...

Iraq: At the Zoo

Iraqi Dentist shares his experiences in Baghdad – including a visit to the zoo, along with photographs – in this post.

Iraq: Light at the end of the tunnel

Iraqi Women praises a blogger friend, who helped her see light at the end of “the long tunnel of darkness.”

Iraq: The Irony in Al Zaidi's Shoe Throwing

Iraqi Pundit discusses the case of Muntadhar Al Zaidi, the journalist who threw a shoe at President George W Bush, during his visit to Iraq late last year. “I have...

Iraq: Hospital Care Improving

Alive in Baghdad reports that hospital care is improving slowly, in this video post.

Iraq: Denist marks first anniversary as blogger

Baghdad Dentist marks his first year as a blogger.

Egypt: Saddam's Nephew Blogging

Egyptian Chronicles points out that former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein's nephew has a blog – Crime is a human instinct.

Iraqi bloggers meet

Iraqi blogger Attawie describes meeting up with other Iraqi bloggers in Amman, Jordan, in this post.

Iraq: 25 Random Things

Ceasar of Pentra, from Iraq, shares 25 random things about himself in this post.

Iraq after the elections

Writing at Arab-American blog KABOBfest, Kalash updates us on the situation in Iraq after the elections recently held there.

Iraq: Election Results

The early results for the January 2009 provincial elections in Iraq are in, and Musings On Iraq shares the results here.

Iraq: Elections Have Come and Gone

Elections have come and gone in Iraq. With reports that the day passed peacefully, the whole process could have been seen as the most boring national event after the war....

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