Iraq
Photos [downloadable for reports]
Maps & Flag [downloadable for reports]
Links
The Land
  • Iraq (CIA World Factbook) - Find up-to-date population figures and other statistics
  • Weather (CNN.com) - Get the current weather conditions for Baghdad and other cities in Iraq
History and Government
  • The Fertile Crescent (Mr. Dowling’s Electronic Passport Mesopotamia) - Learn about the ancient civilizations of the Middle East
  • Middle East (BBC News World Edition) - The latest news headlines from Iraq
  • Iraq: Conflict in Context (BBC) - The history of Iraq over the past century
  • Mesopotamia (Internet Ancient History Sourcebook) - Timeline and detailed information on the history of Mesopotamia
  • War In Iraq (CNN.com Special Report) - A special report from CNN about the ongoing war with Iraq
The People
  • The Iraq Foundation - A nonprofit organization working for democracy and human rights in Iraq
  • Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan (Human Rights Watch) - Read press releases and reports from the International organization that fights for human rights across the globe
  • Iraqi Kurds: Their History and Culture (culturalorientation.net) - A fact sheet published by the Center of Applied Linguistics, The Refugee Service Center and the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
  • The Iraqis: Their History and Culture (culturalorientation.net) - A fact sheet published by the Center of Applied Linguistics, The Refugee Service Center and the U.S. Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
  • Saddam Hussein Profile (BBCnews) - Detailed information about Saddam Hussein and how he came to power in Iraq
  • Tales of the Tyrant (The Atlantic Online) - A detailed article by Mark Bowden of the Atlantic Monthly about Saddam Hussein’s life and tyranny
Cultural Life
  • Back in Iraq 2.0 - Read about one journalist’s experiences reporting from Iraq
  • Iraq (Yahoo News) - The latest headlines from Iraq
  • Iraq Daily (World News Network) - Current events and up-to-date headlines from Iraq
  • IslamiCity.com - Learn about the Muslim faith
  • Looting of the Iraq Museum (nationalgeographic.com) - Read about the looting of the Iraq museum during the war
The Economy
For More Information
  • Arab Net: Iraq - A comprehensive resource on the Arab world
  • Country Profile: Iraq (BBC News) - Find up-to-date headlines, colorful maps, timeline, overview, and watch video news clips
  • Iraq (CountryReports.org) - Find general country information, including geography, government, economy, etc.
  • Listen to Iraq’s National Anthem - Click here to hear Iraq’s National Anthem adopted in 1981
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