New Artistamps set – “Basra Handover”

New Artistamps set – “Basra Handover”

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 […]

Spelling correction on Ashura set

Spelling correction on Ashura set

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 […]