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niqash: briefings from inside and across iraq
نقاش: إحاطات من داخل وعبر العراق
نيقاش: ‎‫پوخته‌یه‌ك له‌ناوخۆو سه‌رانسه‌ی‌ عێراقه‌وه‌‬
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Ammar Zakri, programmes manager for Sanad Iraq, speaks at the conference. (photo: Sanad Iraq)
Ammar Zakri, programmes manager for Sanad Iraq, speaks at the conference. (photo: Sanad Iraq)
Ammar Zakri, programmes manager for Sanad Iraq, speaks at the conference. (photo: Sanad Iraq)
Mosul Talks:

Bringing The City Back Will Take Time, International Aid Orgs Agree

Awara Hamid
In April this year, international organisations held a conference on how media development could help resuscitate the northern city of Mosul, which was under extremist rule for around three years.
Stamped With Tradition:

The Trials And Tribulations Of One Of Basra’s Longest-Serving Postmen

Saleem al-Wazzan
Despite e-mail, one of Basra’s longest serving posties still brings the mail. He’s been through wars, invasions and regime change and exchanged letters with everyone from Sophia Loren to Muammar Gaddafi.
One For The Ladies:

Kirkuk Women Buck Stereotypes With Streetside Sales

Samar Rabea1
A small group of Kirkuk women have set up a market of their own, selling handicrafts and home-made jewellery. It’s an opportunity to make money for their families but also makes them a target.
Basra 100 Years Later:

Searching For Iraqi Antiques On A Sunken British Treasure Ship

Saleem al-Wazzan
The director of Basra’s new Museum of Antiquities has recently discovered a clue that he believes will lead him to the British military ship that sank while transporting ancient artefacts.
 (photo: احمد الشيباني )  (photo: احمد الشيباني )  (photo: احمد الشيباني )
Childhood Lost:

The Sad Story Of The ‘Gorilla Girl’ Of Diwaniya

Manar al-Zubaidi
It’s another indication of Iraqi society’s general intolerance for its handicapped members: The children in her village throw stones at her. And her family is too poor to get this 3-year-old the medical help she needs.
حفلة زواج كردي تقليدية في المانيا (photo: حيدر نادر)
He’s Not Good Enough For You:
In Northern Iraq, Tribal Traditions Build On Ancient Class System
1.02.2017  |  Society
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
19.01.2017  |  Society
Fact And Friction:
Iraqi Kurdistan’s Biggest Fake News Stories Of 2016
27.12.2016  |  Society
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