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Oil tankers in Basra. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Oil tankers in Basra. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Oil tankers in Basra. (photo: Wikimedia Commons)
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.
14.11.2019
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.
14.11.2019
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.
23.10.2019
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.
18.10.2019
 (photo: الموسوعة الحرة )  (photo: الموسوعة الحرة )  (photo: الموسوعة الحرة )
Neglected:

New Funding Rules Don’t Apply To Iraq’s Older Displaced

Ibrahim Saleh
The Iraqi government is helping compensate those displaced by the fight against extremists this decade. But another group of displaced Iraqis are still waiting for help, almost four decades later.
27.09.2019
PUK forces at the entrance to the North Oil headquarters. (photo: Shwan Nawzad)
Fighting Over Petro-Dollars:
Intra-Kurdish Rivalries Spill Into Iraqi Oil Trade
30.03.2017  |  Economy
صيادون يصطادون في شط العرب (photo: مدونة الرافدين )
Shifting Coastline
River Erosion Exposes Border Anxieties
8.09.2016  |  Economy
No oversight: The Iraqi Kurdish government has not been accountable for how it spends money. (photo: يوري كورتز)
Creative Accounting:
The Financial Dictatorship In Iraqi Kurdistan
21.04.2016  |  Economy
The black flag of Sunni Muslim extremist group, ISIS, hangs from a Mosul overpass.
Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent:
How Extremists Rig Mosul’s Money Markets In Their Favour
17.03.2016  |  Economy
Bai Hassan field in Kirkuk. (photo: شالاو محمد)
Where Are The Petrodollars?
Kirkuk Oil Flowing Fast, But Locals Never See Any Money
28.01.2016  |  Economy
خارطة تبين البنية التحية لاقليم كردستان  (photo: الموقع الرسمي لحكومة الاقليم )
A Pipeline In The Pipeline:
Can Exporting Natural Gas Save Iraqi Kurdistan?
15.01.2016  |  Economy
حي النفط (photo: محمد الزيدي)
Between Black Gold, Bleak Prospects:
Visiting The Iraqi Shanty Town Between Two Oil Fields
14.01.2016  |  Economy
One of the poorest places in Iraq: A working woman in Diwaniya. (photo: حيدر الحمداني)
Iraq's Poorest Province:
Where Locals Sell Their Children To Make Ends Meet
10.12.2015  |  Economy
Made in Iraq: Cigarette packet from the Iraqi State Tobacco Company.
The End of An Industrial Era:
Cheap Imports Mean 'Made In Iraq' Is Disappearing
29.10.2015  |  Economy