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Iraq Solidarity News

Bio Iraq Solidarity News is a #British-#Iraqi service, specialising in #news and information from #Iraq. Subscribe to our newsletter here: bit.ly/1tp4XgZ
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Twitter Web App : A #UnitedNations mines expert said nearly 3 billion square metres in #Iraq are contaminated with mines and remnants of war. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/3bn-sq…

Twitter Web App : Since the outbreak of the #coronavirus pandemic this year, thousands of #schools have shut down, leaving more than 10 million children aged 6 to 17 without #education, a study by the Norwegian Refugee Council shows. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/thousa…

Twitter Web App : A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step and around the world, people are taking those first steps for #Iraqs children. Join Hussein Al-alak and Liz McRae of Iraqi Children Fdn., as they discuss this 6,202 mile virtual mission. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/Roadto…

Twitter Web App : #Iraqs feted archaeological sites, in the heart of ancient #Mesopotamia, are sadly all too familiar with looters, having been irresistible targets for theft over the centuries. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/iraqs-…

Twitter Web App : Ive been getting in some #autumnvibes in #Manchester and mother natures transition is really under way. The squirrels were also out in force, as they prepare for the long winter months. 🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂🍂

Twitter Web App : Photographer Jaafar Alnabi slowed things down for a recent series of portraits of #Iraqi Americans who make #Minnesota their home. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/new-ex…

Twitter Web App : When Jessica Meir was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, there was barely any hesitation. She picked up her crayons and began drawing a picture of an astronaut standing on the Moon. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/jessic… #DayOfTheGirl

Twitter Web App : This year’s #WorldMentalHealthDay, comes at a time when our lives have changed considerably as a result of the #COVID19 pandemic. But the emotional scars of war in Iraq are immense, with thousands of people needing mental health assistance. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/WorldM…

Twitter Web App : Those vulnerable to drug abuse and those experiencing drug addictions in #Iraq, are people living with conditions such as PTSD. While treatment for such conditions often vary, the #Narconon rehabilitation service, holds a different perspective. Read more: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/confro…

Twitter Web App : "Those vulnerable to drug abuse and experiencing drug addictions, are people living with conditions such as #PTSD." This #WorldMentalHealthDay, I explore how extreme acts of violence has left many in #Iraq turning to drugs, to "numb" the pain of conflict. iraq-businessnews.com/2020/10/10/con…

Twitter Web App : A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step and around the world, people are taking those first steps for #Iraqs children. Join Hussein Al-alak and Liz McRae of Iraqi Children Fdn., as they discuss this 6,202 mile virtual mission. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/Roadto…

Twitter Web App : It was a delight to interview Liz McRae of the Iraqi Children Fdn. Fdn and get published by the #Iraq Business News. It's great to be able to give a platform to such a worthy organisation, whose commitment to vulnerable #children, is their number one priority. iraq-businessnews.com/2020/10/08/roa…

Twitter Web App : In January 1948, flocks of #Iraqi students, workers and #Baghdad’s destitute poured into the streets of the capital to #protest against the Portsmouth treaty amid deteriorating living conditions. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/an-ele…

Twitter Web App : Are you taking part on the Iraqi Children Fdn. Foundations #RoadtoBaghdad? Wed love to hear how your virtual journey is going and what is motivating you, to get behind this initiative for #Iraqi children. Also, do you have any words of encouragement for people thinking of joining?

Twitter Web App : Carefully tucking his Farvahar pendant under his shirt, Aram Mehdi reminds himself of the core #Zoroastrian principles it represents: good words, good thoughts and good deeds. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/zoroas…

Twitter Web App : It is no surprise that #Iraq today, despite all the destruction and conflicts inflicted upon it over the centuries, is still brimming with fascinating archaeological and world #heritage treasures. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/discov…

Twitter Web App : In the span of 30 seconds, Ali Jasb, a young #humanrights lawyer, vanished into the night in southern #Iraq. The fateful moment, captured by a surveillance camera at 6:22 p.m. on Oct. 8, 2019, was the last sighting of the 21-year-old Jasb. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/an-ira…

Twitter Web App : Muhsin Al-Ramli is an #Iraqi writer, who was awarded the Young Writers Prize for short stories in 1988 and 1989. Muhsin Al-Ramli was longlisted for the Arab Booker Prize in 2008 and also in 2013 for The President’s Gardens. His #books are available to buy from all good bookshops.

Twitter Web App : On October 1st, the Iraqi Children Fdn. Foundation launched #RoadtoBaghdad, a virtual mission to travel the 6,202 miles between Washington DC and Baghdad. “We are on a mission to help #Iraqi children and their families during this Covid crisis,” said ICF Chairman Mohammed Khudairi.

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Twitter Web App : As sunset nears, the residents of Iraqs #Mosul flock to a golden-tinted statue of a woman looking out over their scarred city with an expression of steady defiance. Read more here: iraq-solidarity.blogspot.com/2020/10/in-ira…