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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
Traitors + Foreign Agents:

Shiite Moderates In Iraqi Politics On a Losing Streak

Mustafa Habib
An alliance in Shiite Muslim politics that aimed for neutrality in foreign policy and effective, technocratic governance arose out of Iraq’s post-IS unity. That moderate alliance now appears to be falling apart.
12.09.2019
Favours, Not Services:

In Southern Ninawa, Trading Water for Votes In A Thirsty Town

Nawzat Shamdeen
Plans to supply water to Tal Abta, a town that’s been thirsty for decades keep stalling. The latest attempt sees politicians trading “water for votes”.
6.09.2019
Times, They Are A ‘Changing:

The Ambitions of One Politician Putting a Whole Province at Risk, Locals Say

Kamal al-Ayash
Political high-flyer Mohammed al-Halbusi is apparently side-lining anyone in Anbar who isn’t his ally. His critics say the disunity risks provincial security.
6.09.2019
Unusual: Iraqi leaders came together to formulate a measured response. Unusual: Iraqi leaders came together to formulate a measured response. Unusual: Iraqi leaders came together to formulate a measured response.
A New Foreign Policy:

How Iraq Is Standing Up For Itself, After Israeli Attacks

Mustafa Habib
Often trapped between Iran and the US, Iraq’s foreign policy experts have been playing a wily game to avoid it happening again – especially after suspected Israeli attacks inside the country.
6.09.2019
Anti-government demonstrations in Najaf, southern Iraq.
Change We Can Believe In
Iraq’s Historic Opportunity
16.08.2018  |  Politics
Fighters from Shiite Muslim volunteer militias celebrate victory at Baiji. (photo: أحمد الربيعي)
Iraq's Most Controversial Political Party:
The Source Of Their Power + What They Want In Government
14.06.2018  |  Politics
Who owns them? The streets of Kirkuk. (photo: شوان نوزاد)
The New Government’s First Fight:
Political Storm Clouds Over Northern Iraqi City Of Kirkuk
7.06.2018  |  Politics