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Phoning Fallujah

One of the Iraqi journalists working for McClatchy Newspapers and blogging at "Inside Iraq" is chuffed - to say the least - that after nearly five years of waiting, the phone lines from Baghdad to Fallujah are up and running again,
It will sound silly, not worth it but it made me happy, smiling and above all thinking how many simple things can mean a lot. For the first time in more than three years I can call Fallujah from a land line in Baghdad. Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeah. The service was restored two days ago and the cables were fixed... link