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textBring meaningful change to Iraq for PTSD Awareness Month by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused by highly stressful, frightening or distressing events. Someone with PTSD often relives the traumatic event through nightmares and flashbacks, and may experience feelings of isolation, irritability and guilt....
Posted: Tue, Jun 14, 2022 12:16am PDT
textAuthor of WSJ “Wuhan lab” story wrote lies about Iraqi “Weapons of Mass Destruction” by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The lead writer of the Wall Street Journal piece that led to the embrace by the entire US media of the “Wuhan lab” theory was the co-author with Judith Miller of the discredited "aluminum tubes" story that helped launch the US invasion of Iraq....
Posted: Tue, Jun 1, 2021 1:03pm PDT
textPope Visits Iraq Amidst COVID Crisis, Conflict, Soaring Poverty and Struggling Economy by Zach Conti
Shia Muslim Leader and Pope to Meet...
Posted: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 12:10pm PST
textYazidi survivors of ISIS want to go back to school by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Young people who survived Islamic State (ISIS) captivity say they have not been able to resume their formal education for years while living at camps for the internally displaced in the Kurdistan Region....
Posted: Wed, Dec 30, 2020 1:35am PST
textPoverty in Iraq's Basra rises to record 40% by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (OHCHR) has warned that the Iraqi city and governorate of Basra is suffering from an increasingly high poverty rate, with almost 40 per cent of residents now living below the poverty line....
Posted: Sat, Nov 21, 2020 5:43am PST
textAt least eight shot dead in southern Iraq by Qassim Abdul-Zahra
At least eight anti-government protesters were shot dead and 52 were wounded in clashes with followers of a radical Shiite cleric in southern Iraq on Wednesday, Iraqi medical officials and activists said....
Posted: Sat, Feb 8, 2020 7:09am PST
textTwo years since liberation, Mosul’s children face daily challenges by Huner Ahmed
Two years on from the liberation of Mosul in one of the fiercest urban battles since World War II, the children of the northern Iraqi city are still struggling, lacking vital documentation and assistance....
Posted: Mon, Jun 24, 2019 10:34pm PDT
textYazidis freed from Islamic State captivity in Syria and returned to Iraq by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
Over 3.000 Yazidi's remain missing, in an act declared as "Genocide" by the International Community....
Posted: Sat, Mar 2, 2019 7:44am PST
textReviving the spirit of Mosul: reconstruction and recovery in Iraq by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The ‘Revive the Spirit of Mosul’ Initiative was presented on 30 June 2018 during the 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee....
Posted: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 12:54am PDT
textComing 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 PDT
textThe 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 PST
textViolence 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 PST
textTeachers 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 PST
textThe 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 PST
textSolidarity 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 PST
textUS 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 PST
textUNHCR 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 PDT
textThe 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 PDT
textDire 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 PDT
textThe 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 PDT