Media Summary 6 Feb 2014

This is a new feature that we hope to post every week.  It includes links to recent online items about Iraq.

In this isse we have also included a report from the International Crisis Group which though written in August 2013 nonetheless provides an interesting analysis of events shaping Iraq’s current crisis.

BBC: Iraq violence: Baghdad bomb blasts kill 33

Al Jazeera: Multiple explosions rock Iraqi capital

NINA: Iraqi House Speaker meets with Obama

NINA: Othman: It is time for the House of Representatives and Ministers to discuss and implement the demands of the demonstrators in Anbar

International Crisis Group: Make or Break: Iraq’s Sunnis and the State

If you think that this is useful information to have on the FRRME website please leave a comment or feedback below.

Iraq – part of the unreported world

Channel 4 in the UK recently aired this programme in their ‘Unreported World’ Series on the Baghdad Bomb squad. This is both very interesting viewing and a painful insight into the realities of life for the people in Baghdad.

Iraq's bomb squad - Unreported World from Channel 4

Iraq: Now We Must Learn Our Lesson

Car bomb in Samarra (Reuters)

Car bomb in Samarra (Reuters)

As a Brit. who lives and works in Iraq and have done for many years, this is the very best article I have ever read on the reality of the situation here.

Iraq: Now We Must Learn Our Lesson (Middle East Online)

This story needs to be heard.

We feel forgotten.

Canon Andrew White - the Vicar of Baghdad


Insights from Sarah Ahmed, Director of Operations
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