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· March, 2009

Stories about Iraq from March, 2009

Iraq: Six Years On

It's the sixth anniversary of the Iraq war and while bloggers remember the past, few seem to look to the future anymore. Salam Adil reviews the Iraqi blogosphere for reactions.

Bahrain: Poem to all Mothers

Bahraini Jinan [Ar] dedicates a poem to all the mothers in Palestine, Iraq, Bahrain and the world on the occasion of Mother's Day.

Iraq: Warning to All Shoe Throwers

Iraqi blogger Salam Pax warns all shoe throwers in this Tweet: “..alert to all shoe throwers.. hide your shoes! 3yrs jail for attacking Bush with shoe, and missing!” Muntadar Al...

Iraq: Increasing Violence and Fragile Security

A new wave of bombings is rocking Baghdad after a period of relative quiet. Salam Adil digs into the Iraqi blogosphere for the reactions of bloggers on the recent developments...

Arab World: Culture, Culture Everywhere

Across the Gulf various cultural festivals and literary events have been taking place in recent weeks, and in this post we hear from some of the region's bloggers who have...

Qatar: Zeidi's Brother Speaks Out

Ammar Talk [Ar], in Doha, Qatar, interviews the brother of Iraqi Monthadar Al Zeidi, who threw his shoes at former US President George W Bush during a Press conference in...

Iraq: What is the White House thinking?

“As Iraqis enjoy a slow return to normality, they remain wary of others in the region who are busy making their plans for a post-withdrawal Iraq. I'm not sure the...

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