Category: IRAQ

Tikrit and Najaf: Agony and Ecstasy in Iraq

PEPE ESCOBAR—Najaf welcomed refugees of the fight against Daesh by the tens of thousands; Sunnis from Anbar province, Christians, Shi’ite Turkmen from Tal Afar; “Now many are back to their communities”. The PMUs are incredibly popular – their white flags fluttering everywhere alongside black ImamREAD ON

Remembering the Liberty

Originally posted on Your Daily Shakespeare Source: Your Daily Shakespeare. In the meantime, Israel claimed that the Liberty, when spotted, appeared to escape at high speed toward Egypt, flew no flag and looked like an Egyptian cargo ship, the “El Queseir”, which was actually halfREAD ON