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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
turkish-kurdish oil pipeline
a blessing or a curse?
12.12.2013  |  Economy
At Ashura in Karbala, everyone wears black, even the children.
high price of sadness
in karbala, religious grief translates to big business
14.11.2013  |  Economy
Karbala draws millions of visitors to its religious sites every year.
karbala real estate boom
sacred city boasts most expensive property in all iraq
31.10.2013  |  Economy
Posters printed for the Iraqi Kurdish elections are causing losing candidates financial problems.
political dreams shattered
kurdish election losers in financial mess over campaign costs
31.10.2013  |  Economy
While wealthy Iraqis live in luxury, those living below the poverty line live in shacks.
the one percent in iraq
surveys show gap between rich and poor widening
26.09.2013  |  Economy
entering karbala’s holy city
‘getting a visa to US would be easier’
11.09.2013  |  Economy
Oil workers say they deserve more because they\'re often working in extreme conditions.
back on the street in basra
oil workers demonstrate again
29.08.2013  |  Economy
polite soldiers and lebanese investment
erbil is middle east capital of tourism
15.08.2013  |  Economy
mosul\'s property racket
courts sell houses out from under overseas owners
7.08.2013  |  Economy
It is mostly Iraq\'s poor and pensioners who are burdened with damaged bank notes.
currency class war
damaged dinar notes result in bribery, injustice
4.07.2013  |  Economy
khanaqin’s flaming mystery
who is torching local orchards?
20.06.2013  |  Economy
basra’s miracle flower show
growing petunias without water
6.06.2013  |  Economy