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Posted on: Aug 4, 2008, Source: IPS News

"It seems that we Iraqis will all kill each other as long as this U.S. occupation is paying our leaders to widen the gap between us."

Posted on: Jul 24, 2008, Source: IPS News

Initially looking towards NGOs to provide relief, most Iraqis now seem to think that NGOs are working mainly for money and personal gain.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2008, Source: IPS News

The two sieges of Fallujah in 2004 destroyed 75 percent of the city. Now, amid crumbling security, the U.S. is poised to do it again.

Posted on: May 14, 2008, Source: IPS News

Sharp increases in food prices have generated a new wave of anti-occupation and anti-U.S. sentiment in Fallujah.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2008, Source: IPS News

The city remains sealed. Many residents refer to it as a big jail.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2008, Source: IPS News

After five years of occupation and suffering, many Iraqis have become skeptical of all political and religious leaders.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2008, Source: IPS News

The "Surge" will go down in history as one of the greatest strategic failures in military history.

Posted on: Feb 19, 2008, Source: IPS News

When U.S. forces speak of a reduction in violence, many Iraqis simply do not know what they are talking about.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2008, Source: IPS News

Former resistance fighters are now being paid 300 dollars a month to stop attacking occupation forces.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2008, Source: IPS News

Looking around Iraq, one finds a ruined country.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2008, Source: IPS News

The story of an Iraqi soldier defending a pregnant woman against U.S. troops is front page news in Iraq.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2007, Source: IPS News

The U.S. strategy of backing Sunni "Awakening" forces has created another wedge between Sunni and Shia groups.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2007, Source: IPS News

"To survive in Iraq under U.S. occupation, there are only two jobs: police and garbage collection."

Posted on: Dec 7, 2007, Source: IPS News

More than two million Iraqis, out of a population of about 25 million, have taken refuge in neighboring countries, but only a few have gained official refugee status.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2007, Source: IPS News

Iraqi security forces backed by the U.S. have jailed an opposition leader who opposes the permanent presence of U.S. troops.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2007, Source: IPS News

Locals claim the U.S. military had been using members of the Mehdi Army to carry out attacks on Sunnis in Baghdad.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2007, Source: IPS News

While the commercial media continues to focus single-mindedly on "sectarian violence," Iraq is being wrenched apart by political conflict.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2007, Source: IPS News

The executions of former regime officials are creating greater division, rather than reconciliation, among Iraqis.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2007, Source: IPS News

The city that was routed in November 2004 is still suffering the worst humanitarian conditions.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2007, Source: IPS News

The separation of religious groups in the face of sectarian violence has brought some semblance of relative calm to Baghdad. But many Iraqis see this as the uncertain consequence of a divide and rule policy.