Beyond the Headlines
Is anything good happening in Iraq?
Follow these links to see beyond the headlines, and discover the true Iraqi spirit of progress.
Iraq's revival boosted as oil production rises
production in Iraq is at its highest level since 2003, reaching 2.4
million barrels a day.
Bullish on Baghdad
The Iraqi economy shows signs of strength.
Treasure-trove of Intelligence Found in Al-Zarqawi Raid
A "huge treasure" of documents and computer records was seized
BRAVE PREZ BESTS
Why President Bush's visit to Iraq was so stunningly huge.
Post-al-Zarqawi Raids Kill 104 Insurgents
American and Iraqi forces have carried out 452 raids
in the week since Al-Zarqawi's death.
Iraq's Economic Recovery
With a predicted GDP growth of 34% for 2005, there are encouraging signs for Iraq's emerging economy.
Banks Encourage Domestic Industry
rates slashed more than 50% to spark Iraqi entrepreneurialism.
Iraq's Friendly Skies
Iraqi Airline Company announces regular flights between Baghdad, London and Cairo.
Kurdistan: A New Tourist Mecca?
The Kurdish government has approved 50 new hotels and
is printing guidebooks in Arabic, English and Kurdish.
Kurdistan: The other Iraq
A place where the universities, markets, cafes and fair grounds buzz with progress and prosperity.
Iraqi Women Find Forum
rights are affirmed regularly with talk radio taking its freedom of
speech to the airwaves.
Demand For Books Exploding
Free of government censorship, Iraq's publishing industry is booming.
Privatization of the State Institutions
Program encourages private
investors and craftsmen to execute projects all over Iraq.
Chaldean Bishop Cites Changes For the Better
Also firm in his assertions that fundamentalist attackers come from abroad.
Good News from Iraq
bi-weekly series of reports in the Wall Street Journal on the
positive winds of change that are
occurring throughout Iraq.