Where are the Iraqis in the Iraq War?

Five years after the US invasion and occupation of Iraq, mainstream media is once more making the topic an object of intense scrutiny. The costs and implications of the war are endlessly covered from all possible angles, with one notable exception -- the cost to the Iraqi people themselves.

Curfew in Baghdad

Iraqi authorities declared a curfew in this capital from Thursday at 11 pm to Sunday at 5 am, due to the deterioration of security in the country.

Condemnation of Violence in Iraq

Acts of violence have escalated once again, in many provinces and cities of Iraq. This has resulted in bloodshed and loss of precious lives, thus inflicting heavy damage to our people and homeland, hindering efforts to remedy the political situation and rebuild the state on sound foundations that fulfil the rights of all Iraqis.

Iraq: “Pressing Need” for Drinking Water in Basra Under Curfew

Life in Basra, Iraq’s second-largest city, has been paralyzed by a large-scale government military operation against militiamen of the Mahdi Army led by radical Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi al-Tamimi, head of the city’s Human Rights Office said on 25 March.

“Good morning, Baghdad...”

Since the first day of the invasion by the U.S. and its allies, more than 4,000 soldiers from the United States have died amid the sands of Iraq.

War for Empire

There are many ways to view the War in Iraq, and by extension, much if not all of the so-called War on Terror. I’m interested here in talking about two different ways that the War in Iraq can be viewed simultaneously, that is, without excluding each other—however oppositional they appear to be at first.

Building an Activist Movement to End the Occupation of Iraq

Robert Dreyfuss's presentation that I now have to follow was tremendous and I learned a lot, but I disagree with his pessimism. I am fond of the saying 'Let's save our pessimism for better times.' It's a choice to be a pessimist, and it is a wrong one, always.

'We are Living Through Another Hiroshima,' Iraqi Doctor Says

The U.S., Great Britain and Israel are turning portions of the Middle East into a slice of radioactive hell. They are achieving this by firing what they call “depleted uranium” (DU) ammunition but which is, in fact, radioactive ammunition.

The Cost of War in Plain English

The war in Iraq has now cost Americans countless dollars and over 4,000 American lives. I say over 4,000 because the death toll put out by the Bush administration does not include all the American contractors that have died in the war.

Activists Demand Health Care not Warfare

Following the successful launch of its Healthcare NOT Warfare campaign with events across the nation, Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) activists are participating with a broad range of groups at events commemorating the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.

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