I share with you today pictures taken by me for the Abbasid mosque of Zumurrud Khatun the mother of Abbasid khalik Al-Nasir and wife of Al-Mustadi The mosque was built in 1202 A.D, it's minaret is considered the oldest standing minaret in the city of Baghdad. The minaret design is from the Seljuq dynasty era … Continue reading Zumurrud khatun
Elections season is always a hot season in Iraq, contenders old and new race for gaining the voters affection all in the name of bright future and change, usually without a clear plan on how to do so, how ever, there was always a sense of maybe, maybe this time it will be better... This … Continue reading Reflecting on the Iraqi Elections 2018
We should control the way our resources are managed and create new resources in order to produce more sustainable future.
By Elijah J. Magnier – @ejmalrai
20 October 2017
A few days ago, Israeli jets violated the Lebanese airspace (not the usual “routine recognition flight” as claimed by Israel’s official spokesperson), with the aim of bombing a Hezbollah convoy (as usual, trucks loaded with weapons) heading from Syria towards Lebanon, according to a well-informed source. The Syrian Army fired a ground to air missile, an old SA-5 (S-200) against the Israeli jets over the sky of Lebanon, to divert attention from the moving target. This Syrian act represented a direct threat – felt by the Israeli command – to the Israeli jets who managed to shoot the missile down. The Israeli Air Force ordered the jets to return to base for evaluation. One hour later, Tel Aviv ordered Israeli jets to fly over the occupied Golan Heights and target the static…
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There is no more distressing than a patient who dies suddenly! As it happened today The patient was suspected of encephalopathy due to poisoning and was irritable for one day, I was tasked with following on him by hourly chart, last time I checked on him before my duty was finished his spo2 was 99%, HR … Continue reading Sudden Death
An international bridge design that's been in service in my city since the 40s .
As a Doctor and A skeptic I and for a long period believed and still believe in the role of science in the treatment of diseases and the preservation of human's health. So the speech of that taxi driver who drove us from Baghdad to Hilla didn't impress me at the beginning but left me wondering … Continue reading How taking a herb can help with Diabetes.
A visit to the national museum of iraq in baghdad and a reflection on how it represents Iraq.
في العراق، عندما تناقش موضوع سياسي ما، في الاغلب انك ستصل الى جدار مسدود يتمسك كل طرف فيه برأيه وغير بعيد ان تسمع عبارة مثل "تاج راسك" او "يسواك ويسوه عشيرتك" وغيرها من العبارات التي قد تجدها مسيئة مما سيدفعك الى ضغط خيار "البلوك" ان كنت تستخدم فيسبوك ولا مزاج لك للدخول في شجار طويل … Continue reading لماذا يستميت بعض العراقيين في الدفاع عن اتجاهه السياسي
Today, Saturday 31 of December, is the last day of 2016. Today we remember all what we wished for, what we hoped, what we did and what we didn't, because tomorrow they will be memories of past year. I don't want to talk a lot about my 2016 experience, leaving this to another time, I … Continue reading New Year’s Eve