Ten Iraqi blogs you should read
Updated on 10 March 2008
The ten best Iraqi blogs on the web; this is where to go to for the latest views from Iraq.
1 HEALING IRAQ
An Iraqi dentist turned journalist who was born and brought up in London but moved to Iraq in 1987. He is currently undertaking a journalism course in New York.
2 IRAQ BLOG COUNT
Iraq blog count
This is a guide and directory of up to 250 Iraqi blogging sites worldwide. The site is updated regularly. It's user-friendly and has a good archive section.
This is written by an opinionated Iraqi blogger who says he "loves Iraq but hates Iraqis". He currently lives and blogs from Jordan. He blogs in English and Arabic, reviews books, writes poetry and shares photos.
4 IRAQI BLOGGERS CENTRAL
Iraqi bloggers central
A number of contributors publish on this site, which is good for reviews of Iraqi blogs and gossip from the blogging hemisphere. It also has links to other interesting blogs with a note on whether they are active or not.
5 COLORS OF MIND
Colours of mind
This blog gives an insight into the life of an Iraqi psychiatrist, He blogs on Iraq, patients, daily life and his thoughts in general.
6 LAST OF IRAQIS
Last of Iraqis
This is an interactive blog with videos and pictures from a young Iraqi dentist living in Baghdad. He says he writes the blog to give others "an idea about what's happening here from the point of view of a civilian living in the war zone, not from the politicians nor people who get benefits from the conditions".
7 INSIDE IRAQ
This is a blog updated by Iraqi journalists working for an American newspaper group (McClatchy Newspapers) giving firsthand accounts of their experiences. Based in Baghdad and the outlying provinces, their full names are withheld for security purposes.
8 IRAQI BLOGODROME
This is a Google forum for Iraqi bloggers to share and discuss the latest news, plug in their own sites and blog.
9 NEUROTIC IRAQ WIFE
Neurotic Iraq wife
A frustrated Iraqi wife who blogs because her husband is too busy building the country rather than spending time with her. She lives and blogs her personal tales from Iraq.
10 IRAQ MOJO
Born in Iraq, brought up in the US, Mojo incorporates and comments on articles and news about Iraq. He writes on subjects as diverse as President Ahmadinijad's visit to Iraq and Angelina Jolie's recent trip