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Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1d ago

A Taste of Iraq at #LondonFoodMonth

Those unfamiliar with the cuisine of Iraq can take a journey of discovery through a five-course dining menu created for London Food Month. Phil Juma is collaborating with new Shoreditch bar ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1d ago

So many Iraqi airports, so few planes

Even if it were true that Sumerians built the first airport at Nasiriyah in 5000 BC, as Iraqi Transport Minister Kazem Finjan claimed in October, they would be shocked at the state of Iraqi ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1d ago

In Basra, A Plague of Medical ‘Brokers’ Puts Patients' Health At Risk

It was a strange way for the Basra orthopaedic doctor to find out he was dead. “One of my patients came to see me for a routine check-up, something he does every two months, and he was surpr...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1d ago

AT MOSUL WATERFALLS, IRAQIS DETERMINED TO ENJOY POST-ISIS LIFE

Crowds of Iraqis gathered by Mosul's waterfalls on Friday (April 21) to savor simple freedoms like dancing or wearing colorful clothes that were strictly banned during almost three years of ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1d ago

Explosive Violence in March 2017

Last month, March 2017, Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) recorded 3,053 deaths and injuries from explosive violence around the world, as reported in English-language media. Civilians accounte...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD

Letters from Baghdad is the story of a true original—Gertrude Bell—sometimes called the “female” Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by Academy award winning actor Tilda Swinto...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

Iraqi teen's take on violence in the Middle East

It will be 10 years this July since now 15-year-old Teeba Marlowe came from Iraq to Concord Ohio, scarred and scared...but a survivor. Now she watches headlines out of the Middle East, thin...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

B-Boys Display Their Moves In The Iraqi Streets

Breakdancing may be fairly well known in the west but it’s still an unusual thing to see in Baghdad. Nonetheless a small group of young men have gathered in Baghdad to practice exactly this ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

UN and partners scale up humanitarian response to growing needs

As fighting continues in west Mosul, humanitarian partners continue to respond to rising displacement and provide basic assistance to families in newly accessible areas, where conditions all...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 5d ago

AMAR WATER TREATMENT PLANT REVITALISES BASRA COMMUNITY

Iraq has long been hampered by a failing water system. The devastating 2007 cholera outbreak underlined the desperate need to improve Iraq’s water and sanitation systems. In 2008, UNICEF re...