By Micah K. and Dasha M.
Iraq By: Micah and Dasha
Geography By: Dasha
Travel By: Dasha
Government/ Foreign Policy By: Micah
The Middle East; you can see the countries who have either good or bad relationships with Iraq.
This is the Iraqi Council of Representatives.
Jalal Talabani is Iraq's current leader.
Economy By: Dasha
Social and Ethnic Groups By: Micah
Arab Man in Traditional Dress
Arab is the #1 ethnicity group in Iraq.
Male: 86% Female: 71.2%
Kurdish Women in Traditional Dress
Kurdish is the second largest ethnicity group in Iraq.
The Flag, Language, and Religion of Iraq By: Dasha
Traditional Holiday By: Dasha
Steamed Kabab By: Micah
Ingredients (Steamed Kabab)
1 inch cube Ginger
1 Teaspoon Garlic paste
1 teaspoon curd
½ cup coarsely chopped Coriander leaves
5 – 6 Green chillies
1 teaspoon chilli powder to taste
Freshly crushed Black pepper
Salt to taste
Chop together green chillies, onions and ginger.
Add the minced mutton and chop in a Mixer grinder,
add rest of the ingredients and let it chop till the mixture is not lumpy.
Don’t add any water.
Greases palms with a little oil, make small balls with the mixture
Shallow fry on a pan till the outside turns golden.
Place the fried kabab balls onto a stick and into a steamer.
Cover and let it steam for ten to fifteen minutes.
Serve with sauce or chutney.
(See picture below.)
A family gets ready to feast on Eid al-Fitr.
A traditional food in Iraq - especially during Eid al-Fitr.
Men get dressed traditionally for Eid al-Fitr.
Traditional Clothing By: Micah
Saddam Hussein (Notable People) By: Dasha
History By: Micah
Iraq was first a Sumerian civilization in the fertile Tigris and Euphrates river valley. Later, it was dominated by Assyrians and Babylonians under Hammurabi in the 1800’s BC. They were soon defeated by the Persian Empire led by Cyrus. When WW1 ended, British took over Ottoman Empire. Iraq became independent in1932 ruled by a monarchy. Iraq was declared a republic in 1958 even though it was truly a dictatorship ruled by Saddam Hussein. In 1990 Iraq invaded Kuwait and started the first Gulf War. In 2003 The United Sates invaded Iraq in “The Second Gulf War” and took away Saddam Hussein from his power.