Monthly Archives: February 2009

Iraqi Doctors in Hiding Treat as They Can

BAGHDAD — Seventy percent of Iraq’s doctors are reported to have fled the war-torn country in the face of death threats and kidnappings. Those who remain live in fear, often in conditions close to house arrest. “I was threatened I would be killed because I was working for the Iraqi government at the Medical City,” […]

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Still Homeless in Baghdad

BAGHDAD — “We only want a normal life,” says Um Qasim, sitting in a bombed out building in Baghdad. She and others around have been saying that for years. Um Qasim lives with 13 family members in a brick shanty on the edge of a former military intelligence building in the Mansoor district of Baghdad. […]

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Boys With Toys

“Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.” -John F. Kennedy It is not the threat of violence that weighs on the people of Iraq. It is the omnipresent occurrence of violence that has resulted in the desperate nation wide chant, “We are tired. All we want is […]

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Dahr on SiriusXM, Reporting from Iraq

Dahr corresponds by phone from Baghdad, explaining the current state of affairs in Iraq, and what has changed since over the years, with satellite radio talk show host Pete Dominick. Download MP3

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