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  • IRAQ: Kurdistan's prime minister talks Baghdad politics

     
    The Kurdistan Regional Government’s Prime Minister Barham Salih sat down recently with the Los Angeles Times, and reviewed the political deadlock in Baghdad. Salih, who had served as a deputy prime minister in Baghdad, also reviewed the state of Arab-...
  • IRAQ: Mysterious killings continue to shake Baghdad

     
    Baghdad’s scourge of mysterious killings continues almost seven months after a national election that has so far failed to produce a government. Assailants regularly target their victims with silencer pistols or small bombs. In the latest such attack, a...
  • Robin Williams to star in 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo' on Broadway

     
    Call it daredevil casting, a shameless box-office ploy or the producers' implicit acknowledgement that they have a tough sell on their hands. Thursday's announcement that funnyman Robin Williams will star in the Broadway production of "Bengal Tiger at the...
  • Wiesenthal Center condemns attack on Baghdad Catholic church

     
    The Simon Wiesenthal Center is outraged by the carnage of Christians at Sunday prayers at a Baghdad church who were targeted by Islamic terrorists who called the Catholic Church, a “den of idolatry.”   “We are stunned by the barbarit...
  • IRAQ: Can flawed political agreement be implemented?

     
    Divisions emerged only hours after Prime Minister Nouri Maliki, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani and former prime minister and Iraqiya coalition leader Iyad Allawi agreed to create a new government in Iraq including all major parties and sectarian...
  • IRAQ: Airport closed after U.S. troops kill engineer near checkpoint

     
    Iraqi employees of Baghdad International Airport shut down the facility for two hours to protest the killing of an Iraqi engineer by American soldiers near a checkpoint, an airline official told Babylon & Beyond. An engineer named Karim Obaid Bardan......
  • United States Artists announces $2.5 million in awards to 50 winners

     
    “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo” playwright Rajiv Joseph has won a $50,000 prize from L.A.-based United States Artists –- five times the cash value of a Pulitzer Prize that he and two other nominated playwrights famously did not win......
  • Worst nation in which to be Christian: and the winner is…

     
    North Korea again tops the list of the 10 worst countries to practice Christianity, according to ninth annual Open Doors World Watch List. Eight of the top 10 are Islamic nations, including seven that have stepped up their persecution in the past year....
  • IRAQ: Baghdad preparing to host Arab League summit in March

     
    A visit to Baghdad by Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa was a boost for Iraq ahead of its scheduled hosting in March of the next Arab League Summit. The summit, if it is pulled off, would be a triumph for......
  • Body of slain Garden Grove soldier returned to Los Alamitos

     
    The body of Spc. Jose A. Torre, 21, of Garden Grove was brought to Los Alamitos on Tuesday. Torre, who graduated from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove in 2007 was killed in action Jan. 15 while serving in Baghdad,......
  • IRAQ: At least two protesters dead

     
    Kurdish security guards opened fire Thursday on a crowd of protesters calling for political reforms in northern Iraq, killing at least two, officials told the Associated Press. The demonstration in Sulaimaniyah was the most violent in a wave of protests.....
  • Over the weekend: Shadoe Stevens mashes up Douglas Fairbanks' 'Thief of Bagdad' with the music of Electric Light Orchestra

     
    On Saturday night at Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre, radio personality/Craig Ferguson announcer/Fred E. Rated of Federated Group TV commericials and all-around-L.A. character Shadoe Stevens screened a project that he described in introductory...