Bloodstains on the Hamra walls (Originally uploaded by Baghdad Chris). BAGHDAD — I finally made it over to where the bombing of the “Hamra Hotel occurred in November”:http://www.back-to-iraq.com/archives/2005/11/the_hamras_been_1.php. The building is being repaired, but it’s still grim inside. Bloodstains still adorn the walls where fleeing residents pressed their hands against the wall for support as …
I fully agree with the idea that the list of names of people who have been monitored under the NSA’s program to spy on people in the United States should be made public.
My hotel compound in Baghdad has been hit by two car bombs in an almost identical attack as the one that hit the Palestine Hotel complex on Oct. 24.
Monday’s attack on the Palestine Hotel was not targeting journalists, I’ve learned, but a security company, according to my sources in the insurgency.
Just wanted to point you to a short piece on the killing of the Egyptian diplomat last week.