|"War in Iraq", "War in the Gulf', "It's all Bombardment", "Civilian Death Toll in
Iraq Increases ", " Baghdad F i nal l y Falls", etc , were some of the showy press
headlines during the second Gulf War in 2003. Not even the ethnic based maga
zines were left behind in this war-clouded event. The same period also wit
nessed the rising numbers of electronic gadget users in the manner of keep i ng
abreast with the events in Iraq. The cyberspace was not left behind in this orgy
event and many times it made efforts to provide its consumers with the informa
tion on the wa r .
Everywhere it was just war in Iraq; people in the streets of Nairobi, Kampala,
Kuala Lumpur, London, etc , could only think about or be heard talking about
one thing during this time: the War in the Gulf. Press reports from the conflict
area would also be saturated with warfare issues and many times they would
publish information about the grenade-propelled rockets being used by the Iraqi
soldiers, Iraqi combatants using r uses and perfidy to ambush their enemies
and the US-led forces dropping the dreadful cluster bombs of the Rockeye type
full of hundreds or thousands of bomblets.