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Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

Iraqi boy back in Oregon for long-awaited medical treatment

Ten years after a life-saving medical trip to Portland, an Iraqi boy has returned for further treatment.  After a journey of about 40 hours that included canceled and delayed flights and mis...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

With Jews largely gone, memories of Iraq survive

Behind the high concrete walls of Baghdad's Jewish cemetery, Violette Saul lies at rest under a weathered and cracked tombstone, one of the last memorials to an ancient community that is now...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

#ArabAmerica: Yale holds first-ever Arab conference

As a first year, Shady Qubaty ’20, the first Yemeni undergraduate at Yale, felt there was a need on campus for an accessible platform to hold multifaceted discussions about the Arab world. L...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Award-winning Welsh doctor helps British charity in Iraq

An award-winning Welsh medical specialist has been working alongside local doctors in war-torn Iraq helping to improve the lives of some of the country’s poorest citizens. Dr Laith Al Rubaiy...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

In Iraq's oil-rich Basra, shanty towns flourish

From his small home nestled alongside train tracks in the southern Iraqi province of Basra, Sultan Nayef looks out at plumes of smoke billowing across an expanse of oil fields. Like thousand...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Manchester man set to ‘run’ for AMAR

Like most competitors, Manchester’s Hussein Al-Alak has his own unique training routine for the Manchester 10k. He begins with a cup of coffee in the morning, followed by a cigarette, prays...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Searching For Iraqi Antiques On A Sunken British Treasure Ship

During the first world war, a British ship carrying antiquities sank near the southern Iraqi city of Basra, after being hit by enemy fire. And, having recently stumbled upon a new avenue of ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 6d ago

The toxic legacy of chemical weapons in Iraq

It’s good to see Theresa May clarify, that the chemical’s used in Syria were “chlorine”, after people saw “the appalling social media images and first-hand testimony of some of the hundreds ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

After Syria, what now in Iraq?

Now that the USA, the UK and France have taken the decision to "intervene" in Syria, one can only wonder if and what the "blow back" will be in neighbouring Iraq? Whilst the situations in bo...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1W ago

Sport offers gateway to reproductive health, human rights, peace

“Sport promotes cooperation and creativity, attracts positive energy, breaks deadlocks and develops innate talents and skills,” said Fatima, a 27-year-old youth leader, from Dhi Qar Governor...