Basra

Ninth-century Muslim anarchists - Patricia Crone

Famous 9th Century Muslim scholar and Mu'tazilite, Al-Kindi

Interesting article from 2000 by Patricia Crone about groups of essentially anarchist Muslims from southern Iraq in the ninth century.

Iraqi oil workers win strike

Oil workers on strike in Iraq win a pay increase and profit-sharing.

Basra oil workers strike

Workers at the Oil Transportation Company in Basra were on strike this week.

Iraqi workers' armed strike threat

Iraqi oil workers win pay increases with strikes and threats to take up arms.