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As research for the book, del Grande did 66 interviews and recorded 200 hours of conversation, in Arabic, with former intelligence and army officers, former political prisoners, smugglers, activists, Arabs, Kurds, Shiites, Christians, and Alawites, Syrian and Iraqi journalists, displaced persons of war and ...
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 decisive ...

... 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.
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 Baghdad, ...
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 event ...
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 again, ...

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 was ...
(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 event ...
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 widows ...
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 tourist ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.

"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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
If we compare the situation in Iraq since 2003 with what it was before that year, would Iraq (and consequently the Middle East and the world) have been in a better position now, had Saddam Hussein and his regime not been toppled? Some people think this is true, but this belief defies logic. For example ...
First reported by Al Arabiya last Sunday (although Al Arabiya is a Saudi state news outlet biased against Qatar, its report withstands objective scrutiny in this case), the wedding incident was brought to my attention by Iraqi journalist Dalia al-Aqidi. Because of the centrality of family in Qatari political identity, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.


 

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