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Ghosts Of The Sea:

Curses On Anniversary Of Basra Ship’s Sinking

Special Correspondent
Survivors of a naval collision recount the horrors of being trapped below decks when their vessel was hit by a tanker.
In Deep Water:

Construction On Iraq’s All-Important Faw Port Continues

Abdul Hafid al-Qaisy
Locals in Basra have been waiting over a decade for construction to properly start on a port project that could change their, and many other Iraqi, lives for the better.
Farmers Cry Foul:

Dhi Qar’s Problem With Dirty Channels

Murtada al-Houdoud
There’s plenty of water in the southern province right now. Yet somehow it is still not getting to the farmers who need it most.
Don’t Cry Me A River:

After A Decade Of Drought, Iraq’s Famous Marshes Come Back To Life

Haidar al-Yacoubi
The birds, flowers and buffalo are all returning, thanks to heavy rains last winter. Now, locals say, federal funds are needed to improve infrastructure and state services, and to guard against potential flooding.
Singing In The Rain:

After Debilitating Drought, Dhi Qar Celebrates A Wetter Season

Ali Nasseri
Last summer, locals in the southern province were paying for water trucks. This year, they’re making plans to extend agricultural acreage and working out how to make best use of extra rainfall.
Irrigating fields in Iraq. (photo: المصدر: الموسوعة الحرة)
Waking Ninawa’s ‘Giant’:
Fighting Terrorism With Water In Northern Iraq
12.09.2019  |  Economy
Campaigning is an expensive business.
Turning Off Their Phones:
After Elections, Anbar’s Would-Be MPs Still Owe Millions
5.07.2018  |  Economy
A Fantasy Island In An Islamic State:
One Of Iraq’s Best-Loved Tourist Resorts Slowly Returns To Life
22.03.2018  |  Economy
احد بنوك كردستان (photo: هيمن حسن )
Money Go-Round:
A Debtor’s Crisis In Iraqi Kurdistan
15.03.2018  |  Economy
Tankers in Basra: Iraq depends on oil exports, the country's main source of revenue. (photo: عصام السوداني : جيتي)
Fraught Funding:
New Iraqi Budget, New Rules To Anger and Upset
8.03.2018  |  Economy
An inspection team from the Ministry of Labour at work in Baghdad.
Dirty Jobs For The Kids:
The Child Labourers Of Baghdad
7.12.2017  |  Economy
A chicken farm in Iraq.
Ruffled Feathers:
Iraqi Kurdish Farmers Call Foul Play By Importers
15.08.2017  |  Economy
Housing crisis: Not much left to live in, inside Mosul, after fighting finishes.
Another Sort Of Killing:
Mosul Real Estate Crisis Sees Rents Go Sky High
5.07.2017  |  Economy
An Iraqi cafe: Coffee shops are a mainly male domain. (photo: مقهى سلام في بغداد)
An Immoral Trade:
Wasit Council Bans Women From Working In Cafes
8.06.2017  |  Economy