Poster On Iraq!
The Very Cool
- There are 2 main ethnic groups in Iraq the Arabs and the Kurdish.
- In Iraq its common to have an arranged marriage (you marry your first cousin).
- Its offensive to eat with your left hand.
Flag used from 1991-2004
First modification since 1991
This is the current flag of Iraq it has been since 2008
Weather and Geography
- Sandstorms are not fun in Iraq the can last from 20 days to 50 days.
- the seasons in Iraq are simple they have there wet season (Nov. to Apr.) and dry season (May to Oct.)
- mostly desert with mild winters and dry hot cloudless summers.
- their terrain is mostly broad plains.
- during spring in northern Iraq the drastic weather change causes lots of flooding.
Recent Wars and Battles
- Saddam Hussein was the leader of Iraq and didn't care for his people he treated then unfairly
- He was a person that had close ties to the United States but they were broken after his plans where uncovered
- Saddam supported terrorism and invited the Al-Qaeda (the terrorist community) into Iraq
- after 9/11 a war broke out two years later
- the war lasted 8 years and cost $800,000,000 (800 million)