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Edmund Ghareeb

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Co-author of The Historical Dictionary of Iraq and Professor of Middle East History and Politics at American University in Washington, DC

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In 1987 an Iraqi census counted one million Christians. Now there might be half a million or so in a country of 25 million. What's it like for them at Christmas time?

Christmas Returns to a Hopeful Baghdad

In 1987 an Iraqi census counted one million Christians. Now there might be half a million or so in a country of 25 million. What's it like for them at Christmas time?

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Saddam Hussein's execution was supposed to be a formal and solemn affair, but guards charged with keeping order chanted Shiite slogans and exchanged insults with the former head of…

Saddam's Execution Raises Questions

Saddam Hussein's execution was supposed to be a formal and solemn affair, but guards charged with keeping order chanted Shiite slogans and exchanged insults with the former head of…

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