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Iraq – A practical example of the need to enter the digital world

September 4, 2012

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As an individual working in an environment that aims to be forward thinking in the digital age I have become quite aware with the notion of converting paper based processes into digital ones i.e reducing the need for paper by replicating the process on a computer device. My last visit to Iraq involved a process […]

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A visit to Samara and Sayed Arifs story

August 12, 2012

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SO we departed for the city of Samara where the tenth and eleventh Imams are buried, the journey is roughly a four hour drive from the city of Karbala. Samara is a predominately Sunni city roughly 60 miles north of Baghdad, it is perhaps most known for the terrorist attacks that took place there back in […]

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Iraq: Part 2 – A Delay at Baghdad Airport

February 7, 2012

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I had made the same mistake as a normally do when going to countries in the middle east and that is wearing jeans, the immense heat makes you feel that you are baking in the oven and jeans are the last thing you would want to be wearing. The air was fresh and this was […]

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Iraq through the governments eyes: Part 1 – A Journey Begins

January 24, 2012

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I received a text message which read “Iraqi Youth Camp.. are you interested” little did I know that that initial text would turn into an experience that I would truly never forget. At first I thought nothing of this message and assumed it must be the typical weekend youth trips that would occur away in […]

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Iraq – A Photo speaks a thousand words

January 23, 2012

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The saying is such a cliché but so often holds true none more so than this morning whilst enjoying breakfast with Al Fayha in the background. I’ve seen this sight so often but this was too much so ridiculous that I thought I had to take a picture. The photo below is of a news […]

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