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Mustafa Salim, an Iraqi journalist at the Washington Post Bureau in Baghdad, gave the documentary a thumbs up after the showing at the National Theater in Baghdad. "It's a wonderful movie. But as an Iraqi viewer I would have liked it to go deeper into the political and historical aspects and the ...
... within the system, thereby fostering an acceptance of the post-2003 order." Mamoon al-Abbasi, an Iraqi journalist and analyst, said the same: "The Saudis came to the realisation that dealing with Iraq's Sunni figures alone is not enough. [They've felt the need] to engage with senior Shia politicians, as well. elections

The museum was plundered during the 2003 Anglo-American invasion, which ousted Saddam Hussein and paved the way for much greater Shiite influence in Iraq's government. After the projection at the National Theater in Baghdad, Mustafa Salim, an Iraqi journalist with the Washington Post in ... spy
BAGHDAD, April 2 (KUNA) -- Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS) organized a gathering late Sunday in honor of a visiting Kuwaiti media delegation in Basra. The event was attended by Kuwait's Consul General in Basra Youssef Al-Sabbagh, IJS President Moayad Al-Lami and Iraqi Journalists. During the ... Iraqi media
I was recently asked by Iraqi journalists why Christians don't organize better protection for themselves through small scale militia groups. I replied that this would be to choose anarchy over the rule of law. To help the Christians of the Nineveh plains, we have to help them take up their responsibilities ...
Few American reporters have spent more time reporting from Iraq in the last 15 years than Alissa J. Rubin, who served as both a correspondent and the Baghdad bureau chief for The New York Times at the height of the conflict. Rubin returned to Iraq in 2014 to cover the rise of the Islamic State and ...

(MENAFN) On Sunday, and in honor of a visiting Kuwaiti media delegation in Basra, Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS) organized a gathering which was attended by Kuwait's Consul General in Basra Youssef Al-Sabbagh, IJS President Moayad Al-Lami and Iraqi Journalists, KUNA reported. During the ... Iraq
Mustafa Saadoun is an Iraqi journalist covering human rights and also the founder and director of the Iraqi Observatory for Human rights. He formerly worked as a reporter for the Iraqi Council of Representatives. On Twitter: @SaadoonMustafa. NEVER MISS ANOTHER STORY. Sign up for our Newsletter.
Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi throws a shoe at President George W. Bush during a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on December 14, 2008, in Baghdad. He threw both of his shoes at Bush, shouting "this is a goodbye kiss from the Iraqi people, dog," and "this is for the ... War in Iraq
In February, for instance, he received the Saudi media delegation that visited Iraq at the invitation of the Iraqi Journalists Union. In October, Saudi Arabia resumed its flights to Iraq after 27 years, and it opened in October 2017 its border crossing in southern Iraq to expand economic travel and increase ... Arabia
Nazli Tarzi is a freelance British-Iraqi journalist, specialising in Middle East politics, with a particular interest in Iraqi affairs. Follow her on Twitter @NazliTarzi. Opinions expressed in this article remain those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of The New Arab, its editorial board or staff. Arabia
Hashim Alhashimi realized help wasn't coming, even after he had reached out over and over again. In January of 2017, Alhashimi had contacted international human rights giants such as Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch for assistance in returning the kidnapped Iraqi journalist Afrah Shawqi ... Arabia
An Iraqi journalist famously threw both of his shoes at the then American president, George Bush, during a press conference. In Pakistan, this trend is more likely to bring its repercussions; every action has a reaction. Political ideologies are already at the crossroads in Pakistan. Leaders of different parties ... Arabia
Which meant you had to get an Iraqi journalist visa and fly in via Baghdad. Easier to get than Syria. But a complication, especially when timing is of the essence. Because the Kurds still control the land borders in northern Iraq — and still don't insist on Iraqi visas — crossing by land became the easiest ... Arabia
The “bride”, who is 20 years younger than the Iraqi singer is from the city of Sfax in southern Tunisia. The coupled featured together as they were having dinner in the US along with the singer's sons Wissam and Omar and other friends. Iraqi journalist Haidar Al Nuaimi has also confirmed the marriage which ... Arabia
Iraqi Journalists Syndicate and Saudi Journalists Association have signed a joint cooperation agreement in various fields, following a visit paid by Saudi ... Moaid Allami, President of Iraqi Journalists Syndicate, and Khaled Al-Malik, President of the Saudi Journalists Association, signed the agreement. Arabia
"Promoting common interests and the will of security, peace and progress are the guarantors to overcome all the problems experienced by the region under these critical circumstances," he noted. Earlier in the day, Muayad al-Lami, the head of the Syndicate of Iraqi Journalists, hailed the visit of the Saudi ... Arabia

February 14, 2018 (El Cajon) -- Adnan Al Jaafari is a journalist who has published a video criticizing corruption, including harsh words for Iraq's highest ranked religious figure, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. A blog on Huffington Post, as well as an East County resident we interviewed, credit Sistani with ... Arabia
The war is directed against the lawless men who lead your nation, not you"), Iraqis and especially Iraqi journalists respond to the ultimatum ("Mr. Bush is talking about peace. What peace?"), and the shock and awe campaign begins. With footage and interviews shot at CentCom and at the Al-Jazeera offices ... Arabia
Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah's remarks came in an encounter with a contingent of Iraqi journalists ahead of the "Kuwait International ... The Iraqi journalists' meeting with the Kuwaiti foreign minister brought together a bevy of diplomats and officials from both nations, the latest in a series of ... Arabia
KUWAIT, Feb 7 (KUNA) -- Board Chairman and Director General of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Sheikh Mubarak Duaij Al-Ibrahim Al-Sabah met here Wednesday with a delegation of the Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate. During the meeting, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Duaij, also Chairman of the Federation of Arab ... Arabia
The unprecedented turnout for the "Kuwait International Conference for Reconstruction of Iraq" on February 12-14 buoys hope that the talks are likely to succeed, Mohammad Abulhassan, the head of the conference's media committee, told KUNA on the sidelines of his meeting with Iraqi journalists. Arabia
During his surprise visit to Baghdad on Dec. 14, 2008 an Iraqi journalist threw his shoes at the president and called him a 'dog', however the president managed to dodge the shoe. He made a comment sarcastically that “All I can report is that it's a size 10.” This incident happened 37 days before the end of ... Arabia
On Bush's farewell visit to Iraq in 2008, an Iraqi journalist threw both his shoes at the president during a press conference, in a traditional Muslim insult. And visits can have unintended consequences in the countries themselves, said David Sedney, who served with the State Department in Afghanistan ... Arabia
BAGHDAD, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- Iraq's Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Sunday said bilateral relations between Baghdad and Riyadh are "on the right track." Welcoming a Saudi media delegation, Al-Abadi called for expanding bilateral ties in all fields for the good of the peoples in both countries, an official ... Arabia
In 2010 Wikileaks published footage of a U.S. airstrike in Iraq in which Iraqi journalist was killed. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 24 February 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Gmail Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to Email. Increases text size ... Arabia
Meanwhile, the Saudi media delegation visited the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate where Moaid Allami, president of the organization, briefed the Saudi side on the organization's activities and ... He commended the Iraqi journalists' professionalism and their efforts to promote peace and combat terrorism. Arabia
Rashed thanked Iraqi Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Information, as well as the Iraqi Embassy in Kuwait, Iraqi Journalists' Syndicate (IJS), and Iraqi media institutions that intensively followed up on the Kuwaiti delegation visit. The Kuwaiti media figures met the Iraqi Premier, Parliament Speaker, Vice ... Arabia
Ferrell pointed out that while Trump may have an antagonistic relationship with the press, an Iraqi journalist once threw not one, but two shoes at Bush. (Yes, this really happened.) “Shoe me once, shoe's on you,” Ferrell said in classic Bush fashion. “Shoe me twice, I'm keeping those shoes.” “You think Mike ... Arabia
Also, the sectarian division of political blocs doesn't allow the exclusion of Sunnis, Kurds and Turkmens from the government. Found in: popular mobilization units, hadi al-amiri, iraqi elections, shiite politics, iraqi politics, haider al-abadi, muqtada al-sadr, nouri al-maliki. Omar Sattar is an Iraqi journalist and ... Arabia
BAGHDAD, Jan 21 (KUNA) -- Dean of Iraqi journalists Muwayyed Al-Lami praised His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's support for reconstruction of Iraq. "The humanity of His Highness the Amir is taking care of Iraq and its people, just like he does to his people and ... Arabia
“The Arab press members flocking to Istanbul gives a clear idea of the freedom of the press here.” Iraqi journalist Suhaib Al-Falahi said that he faced no problems when launching the website turkey-post.net, enabling them to organize the largest Arab culture event in Turkey, attracting over 50,000 visitors. Arabia
“It's a lot quieter now,” says Iraqi journalist, Sahar Issa. “And, of course, the embassy has changed in character.” Everything began to draw down after the US military withdrawal in 2011, says Issa. The State Department declined to comment on current employment numbers for security reasons, but Issa ... Arabia
In a joint statement in October 2017, the Iraqi Observatory for Press Freedoms in the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate (IJS) and the Metro Center for the Defense of Press Freedom in Kurdistan expressed their concerns about the safety of journalists in the country. “The media in the country will become a victim of the escalating ... Arabia
Found in: islamic state, iraqi kurds, erbil, popular mobilization units, tuz khormato, iraqi kurdistan, kurdish militias, kirkuk. Wassim Bassem is an Iraqi journalist who tracks social phenomena in investigations and reports for various media outlets, including Al-Esbuyia, Bab Nour and Elaph. NEVER MISS Arabia
Amin added that they are in contact with the Iraqi Journalists Syndicates and the International Federation of Journalists to reduce the violations. The ISIS war in Iraq also claimed the lives of two Kurdish journalists. Rudaw presenter Shifa Gardi was killed by an IED while reporting on an ISIS mass grave, ... Arabia
In November last year, we presented a program with our Iraqi protege and an Iraqi journalist with the simple premise that Americans don't actually know Iraqis and that exposure to them as creative and 'normal' people could change perceptions. Audience responses demonstrated that our experiment was ... Arabia
The protests showed the people's anger and discontent due to poverty, deprivation and resentment toward the Iranian intervention in the region at the expense of the well-being of Iranians. Amer Ibrahim, an Iraqi journalist, told Al-Monitor, “It is only normal that the escalation of the protests in Iran weakens ... Arabia
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Violations of press workers' rights have affected 200 journalists in Iraq throughout 2017, a journalists' rights group has concluded in a report. The Iraqi Journalists Rights Defense Association said in a recent report issued this week that it had documented 200 cases where ... Arabia
"If Iraqi journalists had access to public information they could play a pivotal role in Iraq's struggle against corruption, but journalists face threats and murder if they uncover instances of corruption, Gharib said. “Journalists in Iraq need laws to protect them and those laws are lacking in our country.” Arabia
“Iraqi journalists are already reporting on some of the most dangerous conditions worldwide,” said CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour from Washington, DC back in November. In Syria, militias, many of whom are backed by Tehran, also present a risk to journalists. “I don't think the end of ... Arabia
Iraqi journalist Ghaith Abdul-Ahad captures some of the hostile places he covered with his sketchbook not only to highlight untold stories but to heal from trauma. The trained architect is presently working on a book that will feature this body of work done in his home country Iraq, as well as Syria and Yemen. Arabia
"Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border, and I therefore announce the end of the war against Daesh [IS]," Abadi said at a conference in Baghdad that was arranged by the Iraqi journalists' union. IS fighters seized control of nearly one-third of Iraq in the summer of 2014, threatening the ... Arabia
"Our forces are in complete control of the Iraqi-Syrian border and I therefore announce the end of the war against Daesh [IS]," Abadi said at a conference in Baghdad that was arranged by the Iraqi journalists' union. The announcement came two days after Russia said it had defeated IS in Syria, where ... Arabia
"Iraqi journalists are already reporting in some of the most dangerous conditions worldwide," said CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour from Washington D.C on Thursday. "The Iraqi government should not compound their difficulties by arresting journalists like Samir Obeid ... Arabia
Beirut, July 11, 2017--Authorities in northern Iraq should conduct a thorough and credible investigation into the beating of journalist Ibrahim Abbas and should bring all those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Five armed men assaulted Abbas in the northern Iraqi city of ... Arabia
Abadi's office launched an investigation into the incident, which was welcomed by the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate. “The syndicate is following up on the investigations and their results and is legally prosecuting the aggressors, as this is one of its core duties. These attacks intimidate journalists and prevent ... Arabia
The protests have received the support of Iraqi journalists, commentators and prominent activists, many of whom have been participating in protests within Iraq – demanding political reform, improved public services, end to administrative and financial corruption on an almost weekly basis since mid-2015 in ... Arabia
"If Iraqi journalists had access to public information they could play a pivotal role in Iraq's struggle against corruption, but journalists face threats and murder if they uncover instances of corruption, Gharib said. “Journalists in Iraq need laws to protect them and those laws are lacking in our country.” Arabia
“Iraqi journalists are already reporting on some of the most dangerous conditions worldwide,” said CPJ Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator Sherif Mansour from Washington, DC back in November. In Syria, militias, many of whom are backed by Tehran, also present a risk to journalists. “I don't think the end of ... Arabia


 

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