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Archive for January, 2008

Artistamps NOW IN STOCK

1) After a long wait, you can now purchase the new artistamps features in the new year. 2) The popular Iraq provinces set (18 stamps) now only 2 left 3) South Iraq set (2 left)  They are now in the shop area, click here to go to the shop

New sets of artistamps were released and could be purchased from eBay right now, they commemorate the involvement of the El Salvador and Latvian armies in Iraq. These are not available through, only through the owner on eBay, you just need to do a quick search. 

To coincide with the release of the artistamp sets mentioned in earlier posts, I have released 3 FDCs to complement the stamp releases. These are seen below.

As far as I know the Iraq post office has never released any Christmas stamps since its existence. I took the opportunity of this occasion to commemorate a very significant award on the 25th of November 2007, when Pope Benedict XVI ordained Patriarch Emmanuel III Delly as the head of the Chaldean Church in Iraq and […]

On the 16th of December 2006, British troops transferred control of Basra province to the Iraqi authorities, four-and-a-half years after the invasion. The handover marked a significant milestone towards Britain’s final withdrawal from southern Iraq. In a ceremony at Basra airport, British and Iraqi representatives signed a memorandum of understanding to formalise the handover.  The […]

On the 6th of January 2008, Iraq will celebrate the anniversary of the Iraqi Army. This event used to be celebrated each year with a new set of stamps. I wonder if the Iraqi Post Office will release any stamps about this topic, anyhow I decided to create such a set. The Iraqi Army is […]

I have created this set especially at a request from a friend of the site who suggested the topic. It is not the anniversary of the Iraqi uprising but I will release the set now. Click on the image to see a bigger version From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: The 1991 uprisings in Iraq were […]

In my hurry to release the Ashura set I made a couple of spelling errors which I have now corrected and re-released the set. The original stamps had the Arabic spelling for Ashura wrong. Also the word Dinar in Arabic was grammatically wrong. The picture below shows the correct stamps. If you would like the […]