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Anbar politicians have decided to re-zone the province in the hopes it will bring better conditions.
Anbar politicians have decided to re-zone the province in the hopes it will bring better conditions.
Anbar politicians have decided to re-zone the province in the hopes it will bring better conditions.
Zoned Out:

Iraqi Province Creates New Districts - But For Better Or Worse?

Kamal al-Ayash
The Anbar council has re-zoned its province. Locals are divided as to whether new districts will bring better services, or whether they hasten the destruction of the Iraqi nation.
12.01.2017
Maliki Vs. Sadr:

Iraq’s Provincial Councils A New - And Dangerous - Political Battleground

Mustafa Habib
As Shiite Muslim political rivalry plays out on various Iraqi provincial councils, it’s becoming clear that the country’s next provincial elections will be among the most important ever – and the most perilous.
5.01.2017
Year In Review:

Iraqi Kurdistan’s ‘Year Of Crisis’

Histyar Qader
From money problems to oil problems, to a stalled democracy and the security crisis, it hasn’t been an easy year for Iraqi Kurdistan, the region that once dreamed of being ‘the new Doha’.
3.01.2017
Year In Review:

2016 Brought Iraq Much Sadness, But Also Some Hope

Mustafa Habib
In 2016 Iraqis dealt with many of the same things they did in 2015: Political problems, protests, violence, tragedy and fighting. But there were also lighter moments and on the whole, Iraqis became more hopeful.
29.12.2016
Fighters from Shiite Muslim volunteer militias celebrate victory at Baiji, earlier this year. (photo: أحمد الربيعي) Fighters from Shiite Muslim volunteer militias celebrate victory at Baiji, earlier this year. (photo: أحمد الربيعي) Fighters from Shiite Muslim volunteer militias celebrate victory at Baiji, earlier this year. (photo: أحمد الربيعي)
Power Play:

Iraq’s New Militias Law Could Make Sunni Tribes More Powerful

Ibrahim Saleh
Although many Sunni politicians tried to block the passage of a November law that legitimized Iraq’s Shiite volunteer militias, some did not. They want the 30,000 or so Sunni volunteer fighters to get their share too.
8.12.2016
 (photo: Website of Iraqi Parliament)
The Danger Of Dictatorship:
How To Replace Iraq’s Flawed Political System?
12.05.2016  |  Politics
Banned: The Speaker of the Iraqi Kurdish Parliament, Yusuf Mohammed. (photo: هونر حمه رشيد)
Speaker Of Iraqi Kurdish Parliament:
‘If Barzani Stepped Down Now, He Would Be A Model President’
31.03.2016  |  Politics
A flag belonging to one of the Shiite volunteer militias hangs over a sign that used to mark that this was IS territory near Tikirt, in Salahaddin province (photo: يونس البيياتي)
Power, Money And Angry Cousins:
Political In-Fighting in Salahaddin Province Causing Municipal Chaos
17.03.2016  |  Politics
Who is the Iraqi of the Year?
Year in Review:
Who Is Iraq's 'Person of the Year' For 2015?
7.01.2016  |  Politics
Members of a Christian militia group, the Ninawa Plain Forces..
Storms On The Horizon:
What Can Iraqis Expect In Post-Extremist Era?
17.12.2015  |  Politics
PM Haider al-Abadi: The senior politician may have run out of friends to call.
Nobody Wants To Be On Team al-Abadi:
Iraqi PM Can't Please Anyone, How Can He Save the Country?
4.11.2015  |  Politics
'I Seek Refuge With God Against Political Evil':
No More Red Lines For Protestors in Iraq
15.10.2015  |  Politics