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text Coming back to life in Iraq's Sinjar by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Almost four years ago, tens of thousands of Yazidi people were forced to flee Sinjar, in north west Iraq, after being subjected to appalling violence. Returning takes courage, and determination....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 3:59AM
text The Shortwave Report 03/02/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Mar 1, 2018 4:07PM
text Violence leaves 750,000 children in Mosul struggling to access health services by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
As many as 750,000 children in Mosul and surrounding areas are struggling to access basic health services. While violence has subsided, less than 10 percent of health facilities in Ninewah governorate are functioning at full capacity. Those that are operational are stretched to breaking point....
Posted: Fri Feb 9, 2018 11:40PM
text Teachers in Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:52AM
text The Shortwave Report 01/05/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jan 4, 2018 5:21PM
text Solidarity Christmas Appeal for the AMAR Foundation by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
What we are asking, is that you consider donating what you can afford, so that all donations received throughout the Christmas season, can help the AMAR Foundation to rebuild more lives across Iraq....
Posted: Sun Dec 3, 2017 1:41AM
text US Military Illegally Detains US Citizen & Denies Lawyer by repost
The ACLU reports that "For nearly two months, the U.S. military has been detaining an American citizen at a secret jail in Iraq, denying him access to a lawyer and even refusing to release his name. "...
Posted: Mon Nov 6, 2017 8:33PM
text UNHCR begins its winter assistance programme for displaced Iraqis and refugees by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
This week, UNHCR Iraq began its winter assistance programme to help vulnerable displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees. Altogether, more than 100,000 households will benefit from additional help over the next four months....
Posted: Sat Nov 4, 2017 2:02AM
text The Shortwave Report 10/27/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:27PM
text Dire lack of winter funding puts millions of refugees in Middle East at risk by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Dwindling resources could severely jeopardize efforts to provide refugees and displaced persons across the Middle East with essential winter supplies such as thermal blankets and warm clothing, the United Nations refugee agency has warned....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 1:15AM
text The Shortwave Report 10/13/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:01PM
text The Shortwave Report 09/22/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:39PM
text Securing the future with AMAR in Iraq by Hussein Al-alak
A new school, that is opening in Iraq, will provide a sanctuary for Iraqi children and will guarantee the provision of education, to many who have also lost parents in the recent conflict....
Posted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:30AM
text How Baghdad’s Youth Movement is Uniting A Divided Nation by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
At first glance, the story behind the Baghdad City of Peace Carnival sounds entirely improbable: a carnival with music, dancing, and colourful balloons in downtown Baghdad? Thousands of young people volunteering their time with hopes of improving their society?...
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 3:23AM
text The Shortwave Report 07/21/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:38PM
text War in Mosul draws to a brutal end by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On 10 July, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi declared victory in Mosul, bringing about the end of a military operation that began last October....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:42AM
text Thousands of Mosul children in grave danger by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Save the Children is providing clean water and other life-saving aid to thousands of people in camps such as Hamam al Alil and Jed'ah, but warns that the enormous needs are now likely to grow....
Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:39PM
text #WITHREFUGEES: KHALIDA’S STORY by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On Tuesday 20th June, the United Nations marked World Refugee Day across the globe, where the voices of those displaced by conflict were heard around the world. Across the world, 24 people had to flee their homes every single minute in 2016....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:17AM
text The Shortwave Report 06/16/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:24PM
text The Shortwave Report 06/02/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Jun 1, 2017 4:59PM