by Ahmed Janabi A leading Iraqi lawyer has accused the US army of throwing 211 families, including his, out of their homes. Rabah al-Alwan, 36, head of the Union of Lawyers in al-Anbar governorate in western Iraq, said that the US army has occupied his family’s house and those of with dozens of other familiesContinue reading “US army ‘seized Iraqi homes’”
by Ahmed Janabi On May 15, 1948, Israel was created. For Israelis it is known as Independence Day; but for Palestinians and Arabs it is al-Nakba, or The Catastrophe. From the late 19th century until 1948, thousands of Jews travelled from around the globe to settle in what was then Palestine, initiating a sweeping changeContinue reading “Who is the alien of independence day?”
Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has called on Iraqis to demand a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops, stressing that the US is responsible for Iraq’s suffering. Khamenei made his call as he welcomed the visiting Iraqi President Jalal Talabani on Tuesday. Khamenei also argued it was the US that was to blame for the ongoingContinue reading “Iran presses Baghdad on US pull-out”
They say every cloud has a silver lining. The death of hundreds of Iraqi Muslim Shiites on August 31, 2005 in a Baghdad stampede was by all means a catastrophe. But from among the weeping of bereaved mothers and the tears of distressed men, hope has emerged. The scene on that day was a demonstrationContinue reading “Iraqis Want to Remain United”
by Ahmed Janabi Emotions run strong over Iraqi charter | Iraq Updates Iraqi Shia and Turkmen factions have voiced reservations over the Iraqi constitution draft, saying it does not serve the interests of all Iraqis. The opposition to the constitution in Iraq is mainly Sunni Arab, yet there are some non-Sunni factions who say theyContinue reading “Emotions run strong over Iraqi charter”
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