Best of Summer ’07

A Shi’a mosque in downtown Baghdad that was bombed in summer of 2007. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri.

This week, while War News Radio takes a week of winter vacation, we proudly present our favorite pieces from this past summer.

First, we hear about the survival tactics of interpreters in Iraq, and how they escape from the war zone. Listen now to Eric Chiang’s report.

We also hear about the challenges facing Iraqi journalists who choose to stay. Listen now to Meredith Firetog’s report.

Then, we find out how a surge in Shi’a apocalyptic belief is changing the politics of mosque bombings in Iraq. Listen now to Sonny Sidhu’s report.

Finally, we look back at the troubled history of Iraqi sports. Listen now to Matthew Diaz’s report.

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