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Al-Mokhtar Ould Mohammad
Unlike their Algerian counterparts, Mauritanians are overwhelmingly against France’s attacks on Mali. Local clerics have issued a fatwa stating that...
Friday, January 18, 2013
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Nahrain Al-Mousawi
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi-born novelist, poet, translator, filmmaker, and professor. His 2003 widely translated novel I’jaam is a fictional prison...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
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Serene Assir
The final part of this series goes back to when the groundwork was laid in order to build the system of death. For the fractured framework of a new...
Friday, April 13, 2012
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Serene Assir
Part Two of this series looks at the fatal consequences the US occupation of Iraq has had on the country’s religious minorities, who have almost no...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Serene Assir
The recent wave of targeted killings against emo youth in Iraq was done under the pretense of morality. Death has been rationalized in many different...
Monday, April 9, 2012
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Elie Chalhoub
It is ironic that the Arab Summit has convened in Baghdad on the ninth anniversary of Iraq's invasion (March 20 - April 9). This comes at a time when...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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Alaa al-Lami
Corruption and lack of access to technology could seriously undermine the multi-billion dollar deals struck by the Iraqi government with the US to...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
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Leah Caldwell
The US military’s Camp Bucca has been described as “Iraq’s Guantanamo,” but for the protagonist in Shakir Noori’s novel Madmen of Boca, it is hell on...
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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