News item update!


MEC Senior Editor Jeremy Smith writes:

Football joy for Iraq

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about Iraq‘s football victory in the Asia Cup and the celebrations it caused around the country. What might this victory mean for the future of ? Find out by going to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen.

Your students can find out more about what happened in the Asia Cup by visiting the official website:

Once you have used this news item in class, you can refer your students to the news item from 14 November 2006 for more information about the war in Iraq. To find it just click on ‘More News’ in the Headline News area.

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