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Protesters carry a wounded fellow demonstrator in Baghdad last week. (photo: Getty / Ahmad al-Rubaye)
Protesters carry a wounded fellow demonstrator in Baghdad last week. (photo: Getty / Ahmad al-Rubaye)
Protesters carry a wounded fellow demonstrator in Baghdad last week. (photo: Getty / Ahmad al-Rubaye)
The Young People Today:

Iraq’s ‘Youth Bulge’ Will Change The Country

Mustafa Habib
The protests that shook Iraq are winding down. But younger Iraqis remain determined and the generation gap that’s developing will have an impact for years to come.
11.10.2019
Baghdad’s Youthquake:

Iraq’s Young Protestors ‘Have Nothing Left To Lose’

Mustafa Habib
Anti-government protests in Baghdad were led by the younger generation, one that has grown up under military rule, lived a more liberal life online and is now questioning the very basis of local, political culture.
6.10.2019
Blacklisted:

Will US Sanctions Change Salahaddin’s Political Landscape?

Ghazwan Hassan al-Jibouri
One of the province’s most popular politicians - Abdullah al-Jibouri - was recently added to a US sanctions list and his critics believe it could scupper his chances in the next provincial elections.
2.10.2019
Opinion:

Iraq’s Foreign ‘Allies’ Are Killing Iraq’s Hope For A Better Future

Mustafa Habib
Anti-government protests, some of which centred on the dismissal of a heroic general, symbolize both Iraq’s hope for a new unity and the negative impact of US-Iran tensions.
2.10.2019
رئيس الوزراء عادل عبد المهدي  رئيس الوزراء عادل عبد المهدي  رئيس الوزراء عادل عبد المهدي
Unhappy Birthday:

On Its One Year Anniversary, Iraqi Government Gets Long List Of Challenges

Mustafa Habib
The current government has been in power just under a year. Now, after some early successes, things don’t look good, with ministerial resignations, foreign policy tensions and an economic crisis looming.
19.09.2019
Muqtada al-Sadr, leader of the Sadrist movement, meets the Saudi ruler.
Traitors + Foreign Agents:
Shiite Moderates In Iraqi Politics On a Losing Streak
12.09.2019  |  Politics
Anti-government demonstrations in Najaf, southern Iraq.
Change We Can Believe In
Iraq’s Historic Opportunity
16.08.2018  |  Politics