I Made Beats for Saddam Hussein
In 2003, Nasrat Al-Bader was conscripted by the Iraqi dictator to compose war hymns. Following a series of frenzied events, he later emerged as the country’s most influential rapper-producer.
British Chilcot report slams Tony Blair for joining Iraq war
The report criticized the legal basis for the UK joining the 2003 US-led invasion and said there was no imminent threat from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein at the time.
Russian Museum Hires Cat, Snowden Makes Techno: Last Week in Art
The fat and orange cat, Maray, has his own name plaque at the Serpukhov Historical and Art Museum and Snowden's track, produced with Jean-Michel Jarre, is over 6 minutes long and is called "Exit."
Islamic State Chemical Weapons Attack Said to Injure 600 and Kill 3-Year-Old Girl in Iraq
Hundreds of people have reportedly fled their homes in the small town of Taza, near Kirkuk in northern Iraq, after the Islamic State launched two attacks using chemical weapons.