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Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Australian festival to celebrate achievements of Iraqi women

Fairfield City Museum and Gallery will celebrate International Women’s Day with a free festival.  The free community event will be held on 4 March, four days ahead of International Women’s D...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

Baghdadi Museum of Folklore celebrates the old ways of Iraq

Though it is described as the Iraqi “Madame Tussaud’s,” the Baghdadi Museum of Folklore is not meant to celebrate famous people but to commemorate bygone customs and the old lifestyle of Bag...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

#ArabAmerica: Heather Raffo, bringing Iraqi women’s stories to the stage

It was more than a dozen years ago that actor Heather Raffo, whose family is from Iraq, recognised a void of female Iraqi protagonists in American theatre. That propelled her to write and p...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

Czech people contribute for the renovation of a war-devastated library in Mosul

The charitable fundraiser called Let´s Help the Library! is a joint project of the library of the Faculty of Arts, Charles University and the organisation People in Need. The fundraiser conc...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

How Daesh left a toxic footprint in Iraq

Like any typical 15-year-old, Ahmad Jasim stays glued to his smartphone, watching music videos and playing games. In his family’s modest living room with dark concrete walls, the light from ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

Charity Gives Aid to Repair 2,000 Assyrian Homes in Iraq

Christians forced out of their ancestral lands in northern Iraq are rejoicing after a leading Catholic charity announced an urgent injection of aid to rebuild an extra 2,000 homes. The US$5 ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

War, poverty in Iraq lead to sharp rise in number of elderly labourers

Weak and sick, 64-year-old Munthir Haider still works hard daily to earn the bread for his family in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala. "No work means death for me and for my family," Haide...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

Iraq ‘Clearance Mission’ Seen as ‘Tipping Point’ Between Past Conflict and a Normal Future

In Fallujah, as many as 1,800 vehicles and 100 pedestrians per hour can cross the re-opened ‘new bridge’ linking Baghdad with Al-Anbar Province. The fibre optic cable connecting more than 3,...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

In Iraq, violence and conflict leaves children in need

Violence may have subsided in Iraq, but it has upended the lives of millions across the country, leaving one in four children in poverty and pushing families to extreme measures to survive. ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

Investments in health can contribute to peace dividends

In response to the Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq, the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on the international community to further invest in Iraq's devastated...