‘This is a huge academic and cultural project. We should all work together to find enough funding for it,’ says Dr. Barham Saleh, the Kurdistan Region Government’s Prime Minister, of the American University of Iraq by Dana Asaad in Sulaymaniyah more
Too often, Iraq is well known for the wrong reasons. If there were
Guinness World Records for conflict, it would sadly be well
represented. But Fareed Lafta is trying to change that. This young
Iraqi grew up in Baghda by Alice Fordham in Baghdad more
"I lost my whole family and nothing can compensate me for that loss but it is time our town was compensated,” says Aras Abed who still remembers the chemical weapons attack on Halabja despite the many years that have pas by Khabat Nawzad in Halabja more
Ghada fled Mosul two years ago. She has dark hair and dark eyes marked with black Kajal. She is one of the most beautiful girls you will meet in Iraq.
“This, exactly this, has been the reason for all my misery, by Maria Fantappie in Mosul more
Karima Damad dressed in black and was married in complete silence with no ceremony. The marriage was arranged in the early 1990s after one of her relatives killed a relative of her now husband.
Her case is not by Saleem al-Wazzan in Basra more
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