Uncertainty continues With the uncertainty of elections, Iraq remains in limbo, writes Salah Nasrawi Hours after the silence imposed on the candidates in Iraq’s local elections on the day before polling booths opened on Saturday, thousands of Iraqis raced to remove the campaign posters littering street lights, trees, walls and buildings in Baghdad and other […]

                                            Inching towards autocracy Iraq’s provincial election is seen as a gauge of democratic succession and nation-building, writes Salah Nasrawi Iraqis are headed to the polls Saturday to elect new local governments amid acute political crisis […]

 البعض يراه هوسا قطريا‏! صلاح النصراوى  الموقع الالكتروني الذي بث أخيرا ان قطر اشترت حصريا حقوق تنظيم جنازة ابرز رئيسة وزراء بريطانية البارونة ثاتشر في عاصمتها الدوحة‏,‏ كان سيحقق سبقا صحفيا هائلا لولا أن المتابعين للمصدر يعرفون جيدا أنه موقع يجنح للسخرية السياسية كأسلوب للتعامل مع قضايا المنطقة رغم أن اكثر قضاياها هي فعليا من أنواع […]

Early elections in Iraq? Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki is seeking early elections in a bid to secure a third term in office, writes Salah Nasrawi Iraq’s Shia Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki, who is facing growing opposition from Sunni Arabs and Kurds in his country, has renewed his suggestions that Iraqis should go for early parliamentary […]

Risky business Cash-strapped Egypt is seeking finance from Iraq, but it could well be disappointed, writes Salah Nasrawi Egypt is facing enormous difficulties in its attempts to convince Iraq’s Shia-led government to extend it financial and economic aid amid growing fears that the country is on the brink of an economic downhill slide. Hard hit […]