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Salam Adil · June, 2006

- not my real name. Why? I run a well known Arab company and blogging lets me say what I really think without worrying about who is reading. I am an Iraqi who has lived nearly all my life in London. I feel blogs give people a small snapshot into the worlds of ordinary people from their front door, which the media cannot. Without blogging you would only ever see the journalists side of the picture.
Finally – I also blog. You can read my thoughts at http://asterism.blogspot.com

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Latest posts by Salam Adil from June, 2006

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

30 June 2006

Its been a fascinating week – with so much to read I don't know where to begin. So here is my best effort. Read how the a mainstream media company created a blog that actually matters, how one Iraqi blogger wants to make peace with Israel, how bloggers rate the...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

24 June 2006

We have had enough. The fearsome nights are stifling us and we now have come to hate the Fall [of Baghdad]; we hate Liberation; we hate Sunnis; we hate Shiites; we hate turbans and sidaras; we hate Jihad and Jihadists, resistance and resistors; we hate concrete; we hate streets and...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

16 June 2006

Today I will concentrate on politics. And before you switch off, let me point out that when it comes to politics, Iraqi bloggers will both surprise and entertain and certainly not bore. So on with the show. If you read no other post this week read these Morbid Smile posts...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

11 June 2006

Phew, what a week in Iraq blogs. The assassination of Zarqawi caused a flood of blog posts and this on top of another flood of quality thoughts from the Iraqi bloggers. Here is the cream of the crop. And read on to find out why one blogger wants to send...

Zarqawi: More Blogger Reactions

9 June 2006

The blogs keep analysing… Baghdad Treasure was at a press conference near the Iraqi parliament when the news broke. And he was happy. “We held our breath for a second and then a loud “Mabrook” [Congratulations] was said by one of the radio stations reporters. Few minutes later, journalists started...

Exploding at the Iraqi Blogodrome

8 June 2006

Finally a piece of news that mainstream media and blogs generally agree with. This morning the Iraqi Prime Minister announce that “We have eliminated Zarqawi”. And the news hit like an explosion on the Iraqi blogs. Among the first to break with the news was Truth About Iraqi's. Hell awaits...

Landing at the Iraqi Blogodrome

3 June 2006

When it comes to food, I know where I would rather live. And, those of you who have never eaten ‘Masgoof’ before or tried Iraqi fruit and vegetables, will not understand me when I say that as far as food is concerned Iraq is the most civilized countries in the...

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