Get this from a library! 'Independent Iraq': the monarchy and British influence, [Matthew Elliot] -- 'Independent Iraq' offers a fresh interpretation of the political history of the Iraqi monarchy from , when British forces overthrew the pro-German government of Rashid Ali al-Kailani, and the. Later this month, a free online film festival will run that is dedicated to independent films both from and about Iraq. The Independent Iraqi Film Festival will screen a total of 13 films between. All the latest breaking news on Iraq. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Iraq. Patrick Cockburn is an Irish journalist. He has been a Middle East correspondent since , for The Financial Times and, currently, for The Independent. Among the most experienced commentators on Iraq, he has written various books on the country’s recent history.
With the admission of Iraq into the League of Nations, Britain terminates its mandate over the Arab nation, making Iraq independent after 17 years of British rule and centuries of Ottoman rule. Scott Ritter's long interview with William Rivers Pitt in War on Iraq is the most comprehensive independent analysis of the state of knowledge about Iraq's weapons programmes until the new team of. Behind the Iraq War, a story of influence, intelligence and presidential power From left, Secretary of State Colin Powell, President George W. Bush and . If you buy books linked on our site, The Times may earn a commission from , whose fees support independent bookstores. After the terrorist attacks of .
Mutanabbi Street, in the heart of downtown Baghdad, has been home to booksellers for centuries. Through years of war, censorship and dictatorship it has served as a cultural hub for the city. Iraq (/ ɪ ˈ r æ k /, / ɪ ˈ r (However, eventually there was a separate, independent Caliphate of Córdoba in Iberia.) The Abbasid Caliphate built the city of Baghdad along the Tigris in the 8th century as its capital, and the city became the leading metropolis of the Arab and Muslim world for five centuries. Get it from Bookshop, Target, or your local independent bookstore. Frankenstein in Baghdad by Ahmed Saadawi (Iraq) Hadi, an old junk-dealer, begins stitching bodies he finds amongst the rubble in war-torn Baghdad, forming them into a man. “One of the most interesting books on Iraq’s early national history. Jafar Pasha’s memoir is eloquent in its brevity and is prescient in addressing the problems of Iraq in and ” (Judith S. Yaphe Middle East Journal, Spring ) “A superb production of Jafar Pasha’s memoirs, with a historical introduction and epilogue and a few of Jafar’s own s: 3.