Friday, March 18, 2005

A War in Words - An Iraqi Family Diary

"A War in Words - An Iraqi Family Diary" on CBC Newsworld (channel 26 inToronto) at 8pm Sunday March 20th, is the result of long hours of work, here in Baghdad, in Amman and in Canada.
Its the last and longest peace that CBC did about me, and my family.
I hope you like it:)


#3/18/2005 05:06:00 pm Assalam Aleikom Blogger richsanter

Mabrouk, Khalid!

I'm very impressed that somebody I know is a bona fide TV star! Well done.

Oh, and ignore the sour grapes from our undercover troll. There's always somebody jealous of the success of others.

#3/18/2005 06:02:00 pm Assalam Aleikom Blogger Aunt Najma

Congratulations Khalid, someone has told me about this before.. Is there anyway to watch CBC in Iraq? If so, then on which sat?

#3/19/2005 05:22:00 am Assalam Aleikom Anonymous Anonymous

hiya bloggers! this is new to me, wanted to share... (in case you didn't already know... probably you do)

Baghdad Burning : Girl Blog from Iraq

by James Ridgeway

#3/19/2005 05:55:00 am Assalam Aleikom Anonymous Anonymous

#1:22 PM Assalam Aleikom Anonymous

still me. yeah, obviously riverbend is not james ridgeway. obviously.


#3/19/2005 01:44:00 pm Assalam Aleikom Blogger khalid jarrar

Thank you very much guys:)
Najma il 7abbaba, i am afraid we cant watch CBC in iraq:*(
but inshalla i can send you a copy min il CD once i have it:)
bruno, dont worry, when i am all rich and famous, you can always tell people that you knew me when i was young;)
hehe, thank you for your support freinds:)

#3/19/2005 04:39:00 pm Assalam Aleikom Anonymous Anonymous

Check this out:
For more info about this programme..

#3/22/2005 06:07:00 am Assalam Aleikom Blogger Braytor

Hello Khalid,

My name is Lynn and I live in Ottawa, Canada. I watched Correspondant last night and was deeply touched by your family's experience. It was the first time I watched Correspondant and I'm going to tune in more often from now on. My life is so ridiculously normal that I need to stay in touch with everything else that is happening in this world. Have things improved somewhat since you filmed? This is the first time I blog and I could go on for hours...

#3/23/2005 07:21:00 am Assalam Aleikom Blogger Mad Canuck

Congratulations, Khalid. I'm sorry I'm only reading about this today (Tuesday) - I would have asked my parents in Canada to tape it for me if I'd known about it a couple of days ago.

Any word on whether they will be showing it again?


#3/23/2005 09:17:00 am Assalam Aleikom Blogger dancewater

Congratulations to all the Jarrars, and may many many people hear your story!

#3/23/2005 05:03:00 pm Assalam Aleikom Blogger Tara

Hi Khalid
and Congratulations

There are a lot of stories here ..
Let the world know that we have hearts and feelings .
Thanks for what you did .
Salam to mama Faiza as I talked to her once when she was still in Baghdad.
Sulafa /Baghdad

#3/24/2005 06:07:00 am Assalam Aleikom Blogger Mad Canuck

Hi Khalid,

I just found out (thanks to Najma) that CBC Newsworld is re-running the show again three times this weekend:

Saturday at 4 PM
Saturday at 8 PM
Sunday morning at 4 AM.

I've asked my dad in Canada to tape it for me so I can watch it when I'm up there in April.

Congratulations again!


#3/24/2005 06:53:00 am Assalam Aleikom Blogger Nancy

just wondering if there are any American tv channels who might be airing the show? I really wanted to see it, unfortunately I live in the U.S.



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