Dice stones from Ur 2600 BC. Ur was an important Sumerian city-state in ancient Mesopotamia, located at the site of modern Tell el-Muqayyar, on the Euphrates, in Southern Iraq; extensive excavations, especially of royal tombs. #GilgameshIQ
How did Iraq end up targeted? Oil. Oil and lots of oil.
There were no WMDs. There were no efforts to build democracy. There was only greed and a supposedly democratic government in the US willing to do the bidding of multi-national corporations.
The Iraqi people know who destroyed their country. And they see the same destruction now taking place in Syria.
Nehal Mostafa (IRAQI NEWS) reports:
Hundreds of Iraqi citizens protested on Sunday in central Baghdad against the aistrikes carried out against Syria on Saturday, AlSumaria News reported.
The civilians, according to the report, staged a demonstration in al-Tahrir region in Baghdad against the airstrikes launched by U.S., backed by Britain and France, against Syria.
The protesters raised Iraqi and Syrian flag in solidarity with Syrian people. They also chanted against the U.S. and its allies.
Earlier today, security troops blocked the roads near from Tahrir region and imposed tight measures as the protest was staged.
On Saturday, Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for a mass rally against the strikes on Syria, stressing that only the Iraqi and Syrian flags should be raised in the protest.
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