Tag: iraq

Curing the symptoms

20 Mar, '05185 Comments

So what do you get when you habitually treat the symptoms, rather than the ailment? I don’t know about you, I do know however that I am absolutely sick of hearing the following phrases: 1 This is not in our Arab tradition 2 This is not in our Muslim tradition 3 This is alien to […]

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Margaret Hassan

Margaret Hassan

23 Oct, '0441 Comments

Margaret has lived in Iraq for 30 years. She’s not only a naturalised Iraqi but has for the last 13 years been directly involved in trying to lift the suffering off her fellow Iraqi people. She has managed the British Councel for some time which means she also brought knowledge into the country and engendered […]

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One erstwhile Arab leader on trial… more to follow

13 Jul, '0449 Comments

from Toronto, Canada I don’t give a toss what happens to Saddam. To me, he just symbolises the archaic, cruel, backward and inflexible 22 regimes constituting the Arab world. He has fallen. His last abode was fox-hole from which the coward was dug out of, that is the picture I will treasure for the rest […]

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Nick Berg

Nick Berg

13 May, '04462 Comments

I’m not shocked at all about the manner of Nick Berg’s death. The sub-humans who carried out this crime bring shame on all of humanity, let alone Islam. And the whole of humanity should strike back. These extremists no matter what they call themselves should be dealt with. If we as Muslims stay quiet about […]

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The ressurection of Art

The ressurection of Art

31 May, '030 Comments

As if it was ever dead? It might by necessity hide for a while but never dies, even in the most hostile environments you will find art flourishing. Look at Iraq: intermittent electricity, untreated water, medical services on the blink, people without jobs, without steady income, but with all of these predicaments we have a […]

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