20 year-old Maher Abed is annoyed. The Karbala resident can no longer listen to loud music in his car or celebrate occasions in public with singing and dancing, after the law to curb ‘scandalous behaviour’ in the city. by Abbas Sarhan in Karbala more
Karwan Saddiqi will never forget the tragic scenes he saw in Sulaimaniyah on 15 July. The 28 year-old was among those who volunteered to help rescue guests trapped in a blaze in the Soma Hotel after fire broke out in a s by Sardar Muhammad in Sulaymaniyah more
Abudi-Rahman al-Karbouli stands in the doorway of his shop, calling passers-by into his shop.
"Cheap devices in excellent condition! Come in and see with your own eyes!"
The shelves of Karbouli’s s by Special Correspondent in Anbar more
Two-year old Ibrahim, who lives with his family near one of Karbala’s bricks factories, has developed bouts of severe coughing. His mother and father work in the factory, which produces bricks used in construction projec by Abbas Sarhan in Karbala more
From Iraq’s most southern city, Basra, to Kirkuk on the border of the Kurdistan Region in the North, millions of pilgrims walk barefoot to Karbala every year.
The pilgrims make three journeys each year, desp by Muhammad Ashour in Baghdad more
Kadhim Abbadi is a regular visitor to the Buratha mosque in the al-Utayfiyah neighbourhood of Baghdad. Like many mosques in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq, the mosque is known for its political affiliations. Buratha is closely by Haider Najm in Baghdad more
Amira, 42, regrets the plastic surgery she had done on her cheeks but that is not stopping her from planning another visit to a clinic for more.
Amira is not a war victim. Her face was never scarred by bullets by Kholoud Ramzi in Baghdad more
Sixty percent of Iraqi Kurdistan Region doctors have not been through any health related training in the past five years.
Peoples’ complaints concerning the doctor’s skill and negligence is on the rise in Ku by Qassim Khidhir Hamad in Erbil more
On 1 May 2008, just days before the launch of Um al-Rabiain security campaign by security forces in Mosul, four masked men in the broad daylight marched into the crowded al-Jazaer market in the center of Mosu by Nawzat Shamdeen in Mosul more
Around a small window inside the al-Husayniyah courtyard in Karbala city, near the historic Bab al-Sidra, large groups of people of all ages gather every day. They queue for a long time and at the end, they are given sma by Abbas Sarhan in Karbala more