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Taken over by military? The streets of Ramadi.
Taken over by military? The streets of Ramadi.
Taken over by military? The streets of Ramadi.
Home, Fortified Home:

In Anbar, Security Forces Hang Onto Private Homes They Requisitioned

Kamal al-Ayash
During fighting against the Islamic State group, it was necessary for security forces to occupy private property in Anbar’s cities. But now the security forces appear reluctant to give back the homes they took over.
25.01.2018
No Money At Home:

Kurdish Crises Drive Kurdish Investors To Put Their Money Elsewhere

Sarchin Salih
It’s not only Iraqi and international investors getting their money out of Iraqi Kurdistan. Financial and political problems are also leading locals to invest further south.
18.01.2018
Money Laundering:

An Increase In Internet Scams Entraps Naïve Baghdad Locals

Ibrahim Saleh
Over the past few months there has been an increase in stories about money-making scams on Facebook. Ill-informed Iraqis with get-rich-quick dreams are still falling for fraudsters’ lies.
11.01.2018
Liquid Threats:

Basra’s Barrier Against Poisoned Iranian Water Crumbling

Saleem al-Wazzan
A soil barrier built to protect Basra’s farms and oil fields from polluted water flushed out of Iran is leaking. It’s the latest in a long list of water woes between Iran and Iraq.
4.01.2018
An inspection team from the Ministry of Labour at work in Baghdad. An inspection team from the Ministry of Labour at work in Baghdad. An inspection team from the Ministry of Labour at work in Baghdad.
Dirty Jobs For The Kids:

The Child Labourers Of Baghdad

Rami al-Salhi
Child labour is illegal in Iraq. But if there is death or disease in the family, minors are often forced to work. The authorities responsible for policing labour laws take a range of different attitudes to that.
7.12.2017
A view of Mosul, before the extremists took over.
Money-Making Plots
Extremists Now In Real Estate Business In Mosul
9.10.2014  |  Economy
An Arabic computer keyboard: The Iraqi government has blocked some social media recently.
Online Security In The Middle East
Iraq’s Activists Bypass Govt. Blocks
25.09.2014  |  Economy
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
open sewers, unpaved roads
baghdad boasts 700 unfinished reconstruction projects
27.02.2014  |  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
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