Iraqi dating customs

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"Dating" as it is currently practiced in much of the world does not exist among Muslims.

Young Islamic men and women (or boys and girls) do not enter into one-on-one intimate relationships, spending time alone together and "getting to know one another" in a very deep way as a precursor to selecting a marital partner.

Many other languages are spoken by a variety of ethnic groups, most notably Kurdish.

“Iraqi Arabic” (also known as Mesopotamian Arabic [Mesopotamian Qeltu Arabic, Mesopotamian Gelet Arabic, Baghdadi Arabic, Furati, 'Arabi, Arabi, North Syrian Arabic) is a variety of Arabic spoken in the Mesopotamian basin of Iraq south of Baghdad as well as in neighbouring Iran and eastern Syria.

In urban areas, families do not necessarily live in the same house, although they generally live in the same street or suburb at least.

With the overthrow of Saddam’s regime the Shia majority now hold more power and influence than in the past.

As well as the power shift people have also been able to express their religious identities a lot more freely.

The majority of Iraqis are Muslims regardless of ethnicity.

Its position in Iraq went through a transition during Saddam Hussein’s regime as the state moved from a secular one to one needing Islam to prop up their actions.

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