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Caught in the crossfire: Locals in Mosul run for cover, as Iraqi army forces clash with the extremist Islamic State group. (photo: توماس كوكس (جيتي))
Caught in the crossfire: Locals in Mosul run for cover, as Iraqi army forces clash with the extremist Islamic State group. (photo: توماس كوكس (جيتي))
Caught in the crossfire: Locals in Mosul run for cover, as Iraqi army forces clash with the extremist Islamic State group. (photo: توماس كوكس (جيتي))
Three Stories From Inside:

Iraqis Who Escaped Mosul Tell Their Personal Tales

Special Correspondent
NIQASH’s Mosul correspondent spoke to friends and neighbours who have managed to get out of the besieged city.
19.01.2017
Opening Soon:

In Iraqi Kurdistan, A Roman Amphitheatre To Enhance Local Culture

Honar Hama Rasheed
Sulaymaniyah’s newest park, the huge Hawary Shar, will soon see the opening of a 5,000-seat open air auditorium built in the style of Rome's Colosseum. Eventually a zoo, golf course, hotel and mall will be added.
5.01.2017
Culture + Cuisine:

Displaced From Mosul Offer Rest Of Iraq New Tastes From Their Old Home

Mohammed al-Zaidi
As the displaced of Mosul find new homes throughout Iraq, so does the distinctive cuisine they bring from Iraq’s north.
4.01.2017
Kurdish Dishes On Arab Tables:

Displacement Means New Opportunities And Ideas For Some Returning To Anbar

Kamal al-Ayash
The displaced of Anbar are starting to return home. Those coming from northern Iraq are bringing more than bags; they say they’ve been inspired to start new businesses by a different culture.
29.12.2016
Fact And Friction:

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Biggest Fake News Stories Of 2016

Special Correspondent
So-called fake news isn’t just a problem in Europe and the US. It’s causing plenty of problems in Iraqi Kurdistan too. The NIQASH team in semi-autonomous northern region collected the best mistakes of 2016.
27.12.2016
Singing Their Praises:
Maysan’s New Stars Of Pop Culture Practise An Ancient Art
21.12.2016  |  Society
سارة تستخدم الوجوه ايضا في فنها
Next Stop, Hollywood:
The Young Iraqi Woman Making Monsters Real
1.12.2016  |  Society
شعائر محرم في خانقين  (photo: دشتي علي )
‘City Of Peace + Love’:
How The Northern City Of Khanaquin Got Its Nickname
17.11.2016  |  Society
سجاد الساعدي
Grand Software Designs:
Meet The Young Iraqi Behind ‘The Better Facebook’
1.11.2016  |  Society
A crowded market in Mosul in 1932. (photo: الموسوعة الحرة)
Letter To My Hometown:
Will You Return To Mosul One Day, If Peace Prevails?
13.10.2016  |  Society
 (photo: Sara al-Qaher)
Figurative Works:
The Young Baghdad Artist Who Paints On Bugs
6.10.2016  |  Society
From L to R: Jalal Talabani, Massoud Barzani, Nawshirwan Mustafa
Ailing Health Sector
Kurdish Leaders Seek Medical Treatment Abroad
15.09.2016  |  Society
Pharmacy in Sulaymaniyah (photo: Ismail Othman)
Contraband in Kurdistan
Smuggling Medicine ‘More Lucrative than Arms and Oil’
15.09.2016  |  Society
Gulen schools students in Sulaymaniyah (photo: الفيسبوك )
Granting Turkey’s Request
Iraqi Kurdistan Takes Over Gulen Movement Schools
8.09.2016  |  Society
One of Baghdad's many food trucks hard at work.
Meals On Wheels:
Food Trucks All The Fashion In Baghdad
29.08.2016  |  Society
سولاف اثناء العمل (photo: موكريان كاوه )
Job Opportunities:
The Syrian Refugees Who Became Media Stars in Iraq
25.08.2016  |  Society
Guns, Bombs + Wolves:
A Road Trip With The Hunters Of Maysan
17.08.2016  |  Society