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Tigris and Euphrates destruction

Posted December 15th, 2011 at 03:42 PM by Iraq Bruin
Updated December 15th, 2011 at 03:47 PM by Iraq Bruin

History in the making: watching 2 rivers slowly disappear through calculated human action.

Tigris-Euphrates River Dispute (American University)

Turkey’s Dams Are Violating Human Rights, UN Report Says | Green Prophet
The UN report notes with alarm that the Turkish government has conducted no assessment of the environmental and social impacts of these dams, perhaps because they mostly affect already marginalized groups:
Although the vast majority of the affected
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The Ottoman mishandling of Mesopotamian heritage

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 01:57 AM by Iraq Bruin
Updated November 15th, 2011 at 02:19 AM by Iraq Bruin

Background: The Mongol Invasion & The Ottoman Period - Iraq History - *

Mesopotamia had its' history gifted foreigners .
The destruction of cultural heritage in Iraq
cdli - im history
The Ottoman policy concerning the treatment of antiquities allowed foreign excavators to remove all finds to their own countries.
In 1881, Osman
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Iraq-Iran war and Iraq's arms suppliers (1973-1990)

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 02:19 AM by Iraq Bruin
Updated October 28th, 2011 at 02:24 AM by Iraq Bruin
Tags china, france, iraq, ussr

SIPRI Publications :

Read the PDF, it is very informative, would you think you would be surprised by the countries involved ? Especially with Iraq as the data-sets show in the graphs posted below.

SIPRI Arms Transfers Database, Iraq 1973 [wikipedia]

USSR, Warsaw Pact, and China account for more than 80% between 1973 and 1990 (the year the embargo against Iraq started after invading Kuwait on August, 2nd, 1990)

I have generated data from...
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The History of the Shia- Part 3 (repost)

Posted April 26th, 2011 at 08:04 AM by Mohammed the Persian

The third part of the series, once again I remind you this all had been preposted by myself and I'm still open to any questions.I'm reposting this because the previous one doesn't seem to work...

Now, after the deposed Ummayeds were... deposed. The Abbasaids are the ruler of the Caliphate in 721 C.E.
Here's a map of their full conquest in 840 CE

Click the image to open in full size....
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Ezakiel Tomb In Iraq

Posted January 9th, 2011 at 03:19 PM by Iraq Bruin
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Ezekiel's Tomb in Iraq

Beside one of the rivers of Babylon, Iraqi archeologists are digging into the past of the Prophet Ezekiel's reputed burial site, even as clerics and government officials draw up plans for its future.

The Babylonian Captivity - Tel Abib

According to the Scriptures the captives of Judah were deported to a place called Tel-abib in the land of Babylon. The name means "mound of the deluge" because it was flooded
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