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· July, 2010

Stories about Iraq from July, 2010

Iraq: Going Back to America

Ice Cold, from the Kirkuk Air Base in Iraq, tweets: “It's official… we're here in Irq another 4 more weeks… Nothing cam be finer than gettin’ back to Carolina!!!”

Iraq: Ban on topless women?

After France imposed a ban on the veil, Iraqi Layla Anwar tweeted: “I am looking forward to see a ban on topless Western tourists on Muslim countries beaches…”

Iraq: Covering up a Sex Scandal

Omar, from Iraq the Model, compares a sex scandal cover up in Najaf to that in the Vatican.

Baghdad: Interior Ministry raids beauty parlour

Iraqi LGBT reports on a raid on a Baghdad male beauty parlour, resulting in the arrest of five gay men. Iraqi media reported the parlour raided was used for prostitution;...

Iraq: Maliki Concedes Premiership to Allawi

Omar, at Iraq The Model, updates us on the ongoing saga following the Iraqi elections.

Iraq: The Issue with Islamic Fundamentalists

Iraq Pundit has issue with the Obama administration's decision to drop references to Islamic radicalism.

Iraq: 50 Metres from Death

Iraqi Caesar of Pentra shares his experience with ‘inevitable death’ in this must read post. Fifty metres separated between him and a bomb explosion.

Iraq: Falluja's contamination is worse than Hiroshima

Iraqi blogger Layla Anwar writes a detailed post about the contamination in Falluja resulting from depleted uranium and white phosphorous used in the war on Iraq – and the cover...

Iraq: My Story with Frogs

Iraqi blogger Hadia shares her story with frogs in this post.

Iraq: Layla Anwar marks Blogging Anniversary with War of Words

Iraqi blogger Layla Anwar writes about four years of blogging in this post entitled War of Words.

Iraq: Emperor Nero is in Baghdad

Emperor Nero is in Baghdad, writes IraqPundit. “The politicians are still arguing four months after the elections. They are supposed to seat a government by next week, but nobody here...

Iraq: Caring for a Sick Grandmother

Iraqi blogger Sunshine is now in Baghdad, caring for her sick grandmother.

Iraq: Fixing What the Occupation has Destroyed will take Decades

Iraqi blogger Faiza Al Arji is back in Iraq, working with an NGO serving women. She writes: “Iraq now is a postwar society,and it needs huge efforts to fix everything....

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