– An estimated 2 million children in Iraq continue to face threats including poor nutrition, disease and interrupted education.
– Many of the 220,000 displaced children of primary school age had their education interrupted.
– An estimated 760,000 children (17 per cent) did not go to primary schools in […]
State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy
The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]
Following are the latest figures for military deaths in Iraq and Iraqi civilians killed in attacks since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003:
U.S.-LED COALITION FORCES:
United States 3,646
Other nations 129
Military Between 4,900 and 6,375#
Civilians Between 67,945 and 74,336* This is the most disputed number!
Border anarchy Jerusalem Post, Israel – Among the more disconcerting anomalies in the judgmental pronouncements by purported human-rights advocates is their scathing criticism of Israel in recent …
‘Israel creating unnecessary drama’ Ynetnews, Israel – Sudanese minister promises his country ‘will find the way to deal with refugees’. Israel to […]
Story from BBC NEWS: US finds neglected Iraqi orphans. The orphans were found by chance by US soldiers on patrol Iraqi orphans. Two dozen boys have been found starved and neglected at a government-run orphanage for special needs children in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. The children were discovered last week by a […]