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100 Days Later:
Iraqi Kurdish Teachers End Protests, But Hang On To Grievances
The demonstrations led by Iraqi Kurdistan’s unpaid teachers have diminished. But the anger, frustration – and the lack of salaries – have not.
Winter Is Coming:
Power Crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan Sees Locals Back On Oil And Gas
As the weather grows cold, electricity shortages are becoming a serious problem. Locals in Iraqi Kurdistan are turning to gas heaters, wood fires and rechargeable lamps, just as they did in the 1990s.
Schools Close, Civil Servants Strike, As Iraqi Kurdish Financial Crisis Limps On
Honar Hama Rasheed
As services falter, teachers strike and schools close, Iraqi Kurdistan’s financial crisis doesn’t look any closer to being resolved than it was a year ago.
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Tensions Rise As Southern Iraqi Tribes Fight For Oil Jobs And Land
As oil exploration and conservation projects create jobs in the south, Iraqi tribes are disputing the borders in Basra, Dhi Qar and Muthana. Whoever can claim the land, can claim the jobs there.
An Explosive Career:
The Iraqis Making Freelance Bomb Disposal Into A Lucrative New Business
Locals are struggling to get rid of the explosive booby-traps the Islamic State left as they withdrew from Ramadi. For one group of daring locals, defusing the bombs has become a lucrative new job opportunity.
The Price Of Revolution:
Is Iraq’s Most Rebellious City On Verge Of Economic Collapse?
River Erosion Exposes Border Anxieties
Depleted Uranium Contamination Comes To Iraqi Kurdistan In Scrap Metal
Death For Sale:
Visiting Iraq’s ‘Stock Exchange’ For Guns And Bombs
Kurdish Agree Arabs Can Own Real Estate, Sparking Controversy
Visiting The 200-Year-Old Iraqi Market For Alternative Medicine
Shaving For Peace
The Kurdish Barber Bringing Different Religions Together, Under A Knife
The Financial Dictatorship In Iraqi Kurdistan
An Oily Alliance:
Kurdish Dreams Of Iraq-Iran Pipeline May Soon Come True
Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent:
How Extremists Rig Mosul’s Money Markets In Their Favour
Where Are The Petrodollars?
Kirkuk Oil Flowing Fast, But Locals Never See Any Money
A Pipeline In The Pipeline:
Can Exporting Natural Gas Save Iraqi Kurdistan?
Fear That New 50,000 Dinar Notes Will Hurt Low Income Iraqis
7 Million Iraqi Govt Employees Fear For Their Jobs
Between Black Gold, Bleak Prospects:
Visiting The Iraqi Shanty Town Between Two Oil Fields
Iraq's Poorest Province:
Where Locals Sell Their Children To Make Ends Meet
In Iraq's Holy City, Religious Holidays Opportunity for Commercial Gain
Cap in Hand:
Kurdish Will Return to Baghdad to Negotiate Oil Exports
No Houses for the Arabs:
Iraqi Kurdish Council's Racist Ruling About Who Can, and Cannot, Buy Property
The End of An Industrial Era:
Cheap Imports Mean 'Made In Iraq' Is Disappearing
An Evil Plot?
Iraq's Most Industry-Savvy Province Refuses to Impose Baghdad's New Customs Tax
Wetlands into Drylands:
Finances, Security and Mother Nature Conspiring Against Iraq's Southern Marshes
Profits from Protest:
Street Vendors Flock To Baghdad For Demonstrators' Business
Ghosts of Business Past:
Illegal Companies in Basra Defraud Locals and Provincial Authorities
Gold at End of Extremist Rainbow:
Islamic State Release Their Own 'Fake' Currency
Chinese Company Pollutes, Causes Disease:
Is The Oil Industry Killing The Poor in Wasit?
The Mysterious Fires of Wasit:
Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Iraqi Farms?
Desperate Financial Measures:
As Iraqi Kurdistan Runs Out of Oil Money, Kurdish Turn Backs On Baghdad
The New Masters of the Market:
Syrian Traders Flock to Mosul For Iraqi Profits
Can The Country Ever Recover?
How Much Iraq's Fight Against Extremists Is Really Costing
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