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Ghosts Of The Sea:
Curses On Anniversary Of Basra Ship’s Sinking
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
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.
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Don’t Cry Me A River:
After A Decade Of Drought, Iraq’s Famous Marshes Come Back To Life
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
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.
Wetlands into Drylands:
Finances, Security and Mother Nature Conspiring Against Iraq's Southern Marshes
Profits from Protest:
Street Vendors Flock To Baghdad For Demonstrators' Business
Ghosts of Business Past:
Illegal Companies in Basra Defraud Locals and Provincial Authorities
Gold at End of Extremist Rainbow:
Islamic State Release Their Own 'Fake' Currency
Chinese Company Pollutes, Causes Disease:
Is The Oil Industry Killing The Poor in Wasit?
The Mysterious Fires of Wasit:
Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Iraqi Farms?
Desperate Financial Measures:
As Iraqi Kurdistan Runs Out of Oil Money, Kurdish Turn Backs On Baghdad
The New Masters of the Market:
Syrian Traders Flock to Mosul For Iraqi Profits
Can The Country Ever Recover?
How Much Iraq's Fight Against Extremists Is Really Costing
Extremists Go Against The Grain:
Security Crisis Sees Harvests Halved in Northern Iraq
A Cruel, Cruel Summer?
In Karbala, Locals Plan Ahead For Serious Drought
Thanks to Nuclear Deal, Iranian Migrant Workers Plan To Leave Iraq
Financial Crisis Kills Off Iraqi Kurdish Media, Endangers Fourth Estate
Iraq's Canning Can't
Too Much Competition For What Was Once Karbala's Biggest Business
Missing Millions? The Mystery of Iraqi Kurdistan's Border Taxes
Truth, Lies And Barrels Per Day
Confusion Reigns in Iraq-Kurd Oil Dispute
The Kurdish Plan To Take Out International Loans
Roadside Bankers Profit From Extremists’ Mobile Phone Shutdown in Mosul
A Bigger Threat Than The Extremists
Iraq On Verge Of Economic Collapse?
Real Estate Wreckers
While Ordinary Basra Families Suffer, A New Upper Class Profits
Holiday In A War Zone? Visitors Down And Out In 'Middle East Capital of Tourism 2014'
Extremists Now In Real Estate Business In Mosul
A Committee For Reconstruction – The Cure For Iraq’s Economic Woes?
Baghdad’s Financial Blockade Of Iraqi Kurdistan Has Desired Effect
Online Security In The Middle East
Iraq’s Activists Bypass Govt. Blocks
Clash Of Cultures
Tensions Rise Between Refugees And Locals In Karbala
Extremists And Errant Cleric Wrecking Karbala’s Tourism-Based Economy
Paying For The Caliphate
When Extremists Become Bad Bank Managers In Mosul
biggest winners in iraqi crisis so far? karbala's gun dealers
unpopular civic upgrade
historic karbala will become closed ‘religious zone’
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