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Maliki was the leader of Iraq during a period of intense sectarianism, when pro-Iranian forces were largely seen as increasing their hold on Baghdad.
The Knesset could resolve the issue.
Daoud Ghali Yadgar was only 21 years old when he was snatched and accused of spying for Israel.
Two days in 1941 led directly to the violent expulsion of 120,000 Iraqi Jews from their land, the confiscation of their property and possessions.
By HEN MAZZIG
Not only the Palestinian Arabs suffered a nakba; the Jews of the Arab world had their own catastrophe.
By ZVI GABAY
Shavuot falls on the 75th anniversary of the cruel and bloody riots against the small Jewish community in Iraq.
Some 60 years later, in Baghdad the Jews are a ghostly memory.
By JONATHAN SPYER
Mithal al-Alusi further slammed the Arab World for not recognizing the Islamic State as an Arab-Islamic creation and chided his colleagues for blaming its creation on the West and on Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Their expulsion of the Jews of Baghdad was the first tug on the complex fabric of the Middle East that later unraveled in its entirety.
The Jewish minority became one of the most important bulwarks of the national economy, commerce and administration , and left an indelible imprint on Iraqi life.
By EMIL MURAD
Against the backdrop of the Holocaust, the June 1941 Farhud Massacre was perpetrated upon the unprepared Iraqi Jews – as the British stood by and did nothing.
By EDWIN BLACK
Just 26 years old, Shlomo Hillel played a major role in bringing 125,000 Iraqi immigrants to Israel.
By PATRICIA GOLAN
Most revered for his Arabic to English translation of the Koran, Nessim Joseph Dawood was a revolutionary in introducing the West to Arab literature and culture – but his life story is so much more.
By MARION FISCHEL
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