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Nowruz, an ancient celebration in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Azerbayjan, Iraq …

March 27, 2010 Leave a comment

Nowruz is an international celebration which is held in Iran, Azerbayjam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Tajikestan, Turkmanistan … Nowruz is the first day of spring season the (20th of Mars). As the nature gets alive in spring, people celebrate this elegant event and congratulate to each other. They go to see friends and relatives. In Iran Noruz is the longest holiday and lasts for two weeks. Many people go travels. At the end in a special day called Sizdabedar all go to the green nature as an ancient tradition.

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Iraq – the new nation, the new unity

March 15, 2010 Leave a comment

Iraq has been at the center of news for about last ten years. With the collapse of Saddam power was distributed among many branches which were mainly supported by forigen forces. By means of democratic eletions gradually the people of Iraq are gaining independance. The three branches of Shia Suni and Kords are now trying to stablish a strong democracy and not allow forigners to decide their destiny.
Iraq is potentially a rich country with a huge amount o oil, water and a unique geographical location.

Categories: Iraq, Middle East

Iraqi official expects high turnout in election

March 3, 2010 1 comment

A top Iraqi electoral official says he expects a high turnout in the country’s upcoming parliamentary elections which is to be held on March 7, 2010.  In an exclusive interview with Press TV, the chairman of Iraq’s Independent High Electoral Commission Faraj Al-Haidari said the next month general election is another step towards democracy in the country.    Read more…

Categories: Iraq, Middle East

Iraqi committee investigates US crimes

June 22, 2009 Leave a comment

Iraq has formed a committee to assess compensation claims from people who have suffered because of US military operations since the start of this year.  The formation of the committee is part of an interim security accord between Iraq and the US that was signed last November.     Read more…

More Suicide-Bomb Deaths In Pakistan Than In Iraq Or Afghanistan This Year

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

Suicide Attacks A Growing Threat In Pakistan
— Christian Science Monitor

Pakistan has overtaken Iraq and Afghanistan in suicide-bomb deaths this year, its intelligence agency reports. Thursday’s attack in Islamabad struck the police’s antiterrorism squad. Islamabad, Pakistan – A suicide bomber struck the headquarters of the Anti-terrorism Squad of the Islamabad police force Thursday afternoon, just as lawmakers were preparing to convene 15 miles away to discuss growing militancy in the country. Read more…

Property Investment Opportunities in the Middle East

October 9, 2008 Leave a comment

A recent survey conducted this past September (2008) showed that property investment opportunities in the Middle East are expected to outnumber and outperform all other property markets for the next 2 to 3 years. According to the Jones, Lang, and LaSalle survey, the market will remain bullish on Middle Eastern property investments with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates being the top performers.

Interestingly enough, there is not a consensus of opinion and some market analysts do not share the survey firm’s enthusiasm Read more…

Egypt announces reopening of its embassy in Iraqi capital

October 6, 2008 1 comment

The Egyptian Foreign Minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, who begins a visit Sunday to Iraq announced in the Iraqi capital that Egypt was going to re-open its embassy in Baghdad. Egyptian national television quoted Aboul Gheit as saying that he had inspected some locations in Baghdad to choose one of them to be the headquarters of the new Egyptian embassy.

Egypt closed its embassy in Iraq after militant groups had kidnapped and killed, on July 2005, Ehab al-Shareef the first Egyptian ambassador in Baghdad after the United States invasion in 2003. An Egyptian security mission had visited Iraq late in August to explore the possibility of reopening the embassy

Categories: Egypt, Iraq, Middle East, political