Two important collections of Middle Eastern art lead the March 19 auction at Christie's Dubai
Abdul Hadi El-Gazzar , Construction of the Suez Canal, 1965, 35 x 70cm. Estimate: $100,000-150,000.
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Ukraine crisis: Moscow catches the world off guard
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Daily Beast
The Artist Who Went to WarBy Justin Jones
After spending a decade traveling to Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, the artist Steve Mumford produced graphic evocations of conflict and the consequences of war.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Mikey Likes It!
Another broken promise from Barack
Does Barack ever stop lying? Michael Hirsh points out : It's been more than a year since incoming CIA Director John Brennan signaled his intention to shift drone warfare to the Pentagon as soon as possible.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Common Ills
Wednesday, February 26, 2014. Chaos and violence continue, Nouri's assault on Anbar continues, Osama al-Nujaifi says Anbar requires a political solution, new rumor is Moqtada al-Sadr has left Iraq, American business is going into Iraq -- northern Iraq -- specifically the KRG, Nouri continues to attempt to blackmail the Kurds with the national ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Iraq: Baghdad car bombing kills at least 8 people
Preliminary results from a survey of the Army's nearly 170,000 women show that only a small fraction of them would like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Charles given enthusiastic welcome
Charles met worshippers from a host of countries including Iraq, Syria, Egypt, India, Nigeria and Zimbabwe during yesterday's visit to Doha on the last day of his tour of the Middle East.
Iraq-U.S. Jazz Connection Spans Decades, Differences
In the weeks before American jazz pianist Dave Brubeck arrived in Baghdad to play at the Khayyam Theater on May 8, 1958, "tension mounted and enthusiasm increased daily," according to an Embassy Baghdad dispatch at the time.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Crestline Baptist Church hosts congregations of different cultures - Thu, 20 Feb 2014 PST
Some churches are having a difficult time filling the pews, but that's not the case at Crestline Baptist Church on the South Hill.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Tour the Middle East in comfort and style on a cruise
"We have terrible neighbours," Ahmad told us as he explained why tourism in his Middle East country had dropped 65 per cent in the last three years.
Iraq awards South Korean consortium $6bn refinery deal
Ability to develop, implement and oversee training programs or procedures. Responsible for sourcing talented candidates from sources - Internal databases, Employee referrals, Job portals, Job fairs.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Iraq's Sadr, lion of Shiite poor, quits politics. Boon for Maliki?
Muqtada al-Sadr speaking near Najaf, where troops loyal to him fought US forces, in 2007.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
First closed-loop car wash installed in U.S. Embassy to Iraq
A closed-loop vehicle washing system designed for semi-permanent installations is being installed in the United States Embassy to Iraq in Baghdad.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Contracts for February 12, 2014
Sallyport Global Services , McLean, Va., has been awarded a $215,000,000 firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract action for Iraq base renovation and reconstruction of key facilities at Balad Air Base, Iraq, in support of the upcoming arrival of F-16 aircraft in September 2014.
Iraq to Gain Access to European Gas Pipelines
Azerbaijan has offered Iraq access to the Southern Gas Corridor, which connects the Caspian and Middle Eastern regions to the EU, in order to help Baghdad supply natural gas to Europe.
Security fears threaten U.S. future in A...
Warily watching to see how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan next year, American diplomats and aid workers are facing a withdrawal of their own as security threats and dwindling resources limit their 12-year push to develop nation.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Azerbaijan offers Iraq access to Europe gas pipelines
Azerbaijan has offered Iraq access to the "Southern Gas Corridor" connecting the Caspian Sea to the European Union to help Baghdad sell natural gas to Europe, Baku's foreign minister said Monday.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Friends mourn veteran who died in cycle crash
Friends of a military veteran who died in a motorcycle crash as he failed to pull over for a police vehicle said no one will ever know why he didn't stop and that he wasn't in any trouble with the law.
The Orlando Sentinel
Being young and atheist in Iraq
Living as an atheist in a nation that is 96 percent Muslim is not easy, but the number of non-believers in Iraq is increasing especially among young people disillusioned with religious extremism in their country, Mariwan Salihi writes for the website Your Middle East: Coming out as an atheist or non-believer in Iraq, or any other Muslim-majority ... (more)