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  • Iraq

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    Iraq Post-World War II Through the 1970s With the end of World War II, IPC and its affiliates undertook repair and development of facilities in Iraq as rapidly as financing and materials became available. Exploration and drilling were pressed, particularly in the Basra and the Mosul areas, to meet concession terms. Although considered a priority, the elimination of transport constraints was set back when a larger second, nearly completed pipeline to Haifa was abandoned in 1948 as a result of

  • iraq

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    iraq Background: Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration. In stages over the next dozen years, Iraq attained its independence as a kingdom in 1932. A "republic" was proclaimed in 1958, but in actuality a series of military strongmen ruled the country, the latest was SADDAM Hussein. Territorial disputes with Iran led to an inconclusive and costly eight-year war (1980-88)

  • iraq

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    IRAQ - VERY INTERESTING - DID YOU KNOW? > >> > > >> > 1 The garden of Eden was in Iraq. > >> > > >> > 2. Mesopotamia, which is now Iraq, was the cradle of civilization! > >> > > >> > 3. Noah built the ark in Iraq. > >> > > >> > 4. The Tower of Babel was in Iraq > >> > > >> > 5. Abraham was from Ur, which is in Southern Iraq! > >> > > >> > 6. Isaac's wife Rebekah is from Nahor, which is in Iraq. > >> > > >> > 7. Jacob met Rachel in Iraq. > >> > > >> > 8. Jonah preached in Nineveh - which! is in Iraq

  • Television in Iraq

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    INTRODUCTION The birth of the television was originally introduced here, in the United States. The impact of this new technology was not only evident here in the US, but in other countries as well. In Iraq, television caused immediate changes, which in turn caused adjustments in everyday living. The benefits and negative impacts varied, but overall as in most other countries, television shapes the images and views of everything that is broadcasted. Television currently has taken the place of past

  • The Iraq War Of Iraq

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    The Iraq War was a protracted armed conflict that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a US-led coalition. The US wanted to destroy Saddam Hussein’s regime and bring democracy. To addition to that, US and its allies believed that Iraq had secret stocks of chemical and nuclear weapons, hence Iraq was a threat to the world (Axford 2010). In March 2003, US air bombed Baghdad and Saddam escaped Iraq. The invasion disarmed the government of Saddam Hussein. President Bush in March 2003 gave a premature

  • Democratic Iraq

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    “democratic” country that rules based on democratic principles, such as freedom of expression, individual rights and minorities protection of liberty is NOT actually democratic. The people of Iraq have no social tolerance or acceptance, especially before the fall of Saddam. Even among the citizens of Iraq themselves, different ethnicities and backgrounds see each other as inferiors. This is where the problem begins, as been said by Colin Bird, an Associate Professor of Politics and Director of the

  • The Republic of Iraq

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    The culture of Iraq, like no other country, has a rich amount of heritage that has evidence to over 5,000 years ago. Iraq has one of the oldest cultural histories that its legacy has influence other countries ethics, religion, and way of life. In early history, the land between the two rivers in midland Iraq was common to all people as “The Fertile Crescent”; in which has seen the rise and fall of many settlements and empires. The land of Iraq is as large as the state of California, covering an approximate

  • The Country of Iraq

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    The Country of Iraq The country of Iraq has weathered many hardships over the past few decades. An eight-year war over territory with Iran began in 1980. Soon after, in 1990, Iraq invaded the country of Kuwait, which led to the Gulf War. Then, after twelve years of not complying with the UN Security Council over weapons of mass destruction, Iraq was invaded by the United States in March of 2003. A consequence of Iraq's rocky past is an unstable government. Several countries, including the

  • History of Iraq

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    Mesopotamia, whose territory was roughly equivalent to that of modern Iraq, fell to the Ottoman Turks in the 16th century and remained part of the Ottoman Empire until a British invasion during World War One. As a method for ensuring the success of the uprising against the Ottoman Turks, the British supported the national independence movement within Iraq. However, in 1920 the Treaty of Sèvres established Iraq as a mandate of the League of Nations under British administration. The delay in attaining

  • Iraq and Democracy

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    Iraq and Democracy Systems based on guaranteed freedoms, the rule of law, and peaceful electoral transitions are obviously desirable for all. Today's debate over bringing democracy to the Muslim Middle East often centers on whether the region is "ready for democracy" (Newsom). A number of problems the US has to face during transferring democratic essentials seems to just increase: ongoing fights in whole Iraq, a lack of governmental structure, a shortage of charismatic political figures