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 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.
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.