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Young Iraqis working in the junkyard that locals call the Bedouin garage.
Young Iraqis working in the junkyard that locals call the Bedouin garage.
Young Iraqis working in the junkyard that locals call the Bedouin garage.
Rust In Pieces:

A Visit To Southern Iraq’s Bedouin Car Cemetery

Saleem al-Wazzan
Up to 30 Bedouins near Basra have traded in their camels for cars. The nomads have taught themselves the scrap and spare parts trade in a huge junk yard in the desert.
Dying For A Living:

Meeting The Human Mules Of Iraq, Circumventing Sanctions On Iran

Saman Omer
On the borders of Iraqi Kurdistan, thousands of locals find work carrying contraband goods into Iran. Recently though, the job’s been getting more dangerous thanks to the Kurdish independence referendum.
Broken Wings:

International Flight Ban Causing A Million A Day Losses, Iraqi Kurdish Say

Rawezh Kamaran
The Iraqi government has banned international flights from landing in Kurdistan. Locals say it's causing major financial trauma and is unfair collective punishment. No one knows when the ban will be lifted either.
Highway To Hell?

Anbar Locals Warn Against Re-Opening Key Anbar Border Crossing

Kamal al-Ayash
Locals in Anbar celebrated when an important Iraqi-Jordanian border crossing was recently reopened. But the drivers who use it say many areas are still too dangerous to pass through.
A chicken farm in Iraq. A chicken farm in Iraq. A chicken farm in Iraq.
Ruffled Feathers:

Iraqi Kurdish Farmers Call Foul Play By Importers

Salam Handani
In Iraqi Kurdistan, poultry farmers are calling for tariffs on chicken products imported to the region. Otherwise, they say, the local industry won’t survive.
Dinar worries: some Mosul locals fear that extremists will take all of thier money.
Paying For The Caliphate
When Extremists Become Bad Bank Managers In Mosul
4.09.2014  |  Economy
In Karbala, old mobile phones are just thrown in the ordinary rubbish.
e-waste comes to karbala
old phones and computers threaten public health
27.03.2014  |  Economy
stuffing money in the mattress
why iraqis refuse to use iraqi banks
20.03.2014  |  Economy
Oil refineries in Basra make the province one of the wealthiest in Iraq.
basra’s mighty petro-dollar
but does the province have anything to show for it?
13.03.2014  |  Economy
Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan, Nechirvan Barzani, defending the region\'s right to export oil at a press conference. Pic: Getty
baghdad\\\'s financial blockade
iraqi kurdistan talks independence while locals strike
27.02.2014  |  Economy
open sewers, unpaved roads
baghdad boasts 700 unfinished reconstruction projects
27.02.2014  |  Economy
sister wives of kirkuk
iraqi kurdish men circumvent law to marry twice
20.02.2014  |  Economy
changing sea lanes
basra wrecks pose ecological and political risks
20.02.2014  |  Economy
An oil refinery in Basra - Baghdad says it is the only body that can sell oil.
iraqi kurdistan vs baghdad
oil crisis not about money, its about independence
6.02.2014  |  Economy
six years to build a short road
corruption and construction in karbala
23.01.2014  |  Economy
Erbil\'s ancient citadel above the town square.
erbil’s big challenge
tourists vs. locals in fight for facilities
16.01.2014  |  Economy
Iraqi dinars: something Iraqi Kurdish banks do not have enough of.
‘sorry, we’re out of money’
banks in iraqi kurdistan out of cash
2.01.2014  |  Economy
turkish-kurdish oil pipeline
a blessing or a curse?
12.12.2013  |  Economy