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Boy’s Own:

Meeting The Youngest Policeman In Basra

Hussein a-Amiri
One Basra teenager, who dreams of becoming the kind of detective he sees in the movies, is getting a head start in his career – by volunteering to direct city traffic.
11.12.2019
Staying Put:

Iraq’s One-Woman Anti-Emigration Campaign

Saad Nadhum
A 50-year-old Iraqi says she has convinced around 4,000 potential émigrés to stay in Iraq, by providing opportunities, support and logic.
6.12.2019
Brassed Off:

A Meeting With The Last Coppersmith In Basra

Mohammed Samar
This century, Iraq’s traditional artisans must compete with imported goods. Many of them find it hard to make a living, despite their skills. Now Basra’s last brass craftsman is also thinking about giving up.
6.12.2019
Classes In Protest:

In Dhi Qar, Volunteers Set Up ‘School Of October Revolution’

Murtada al-Houdoud
Nasiriyah teachers are volunteering to give classes to teenage protesters. They have set up a school amid demonstrations.
30.11.2019
Reedy And Willing:

Visiting The DIY Museum For Iraq’s Famous Marshes

Murtada al-Houdoud
Iraq’s iconic southern marshes draw visitors from around the world but up until now they had nowhere to see how ordinary people lived in this area – until one local student started showing off his collection.
28.11.2019
The protests are changing local attitudes towards women, among others. (photo: جيتي: احمد الربيعي)
Sex Parties + The Lazy Generation:
How Iraq’s Protests Are Also Changing The Country’s Culture
28.11.2019  |  Society
Hometown Heroes:
The Unexpected Icons Of Iraq’s Demonstrations
17.10.2019  |  Society
No camera, no lights but lots of action: Street theatre in Kut.
Shopping, Coffee + A Spot Of Tragedy:
Wasit Theatre Group Tackles The Toughest Topics On The Street
21.06.2018  |  Society
A doctor speaks to female patients in a Kirkuk hospital. (photo: دورة صحية لنساء كركوك )
Mother’s Helper:
In Kirkuk, The Midwife Knows Best
24.05.2018  |  Society
During the new year holiday, Kurdish locals like to head out into nature to celebrate. (photo: الموسوعة الحرة )
Not Invited To The Party:
In Troubled Kirkuk, New Year Celebrations Were Restrained
29.03.2018  |  Society
Odir Aziz and one of his hawshars. (photo: سامان عمر )
Fame Hound:
The Canine Pride Of Iraqi Kurdistan
22.03.2018  |  Society
Snakes + Lizards:
The Young Man Teaching Iraq To Love Its Reptiles
21.03.2018  |  Society
Relatives mourn as they transport bodies out of west Mosul. (photo: Aris Messinis / AFP / Getty)
What Becomes Of the Broken-Hearted:
Visiting Um Al-Tisaa, An Emergency Graveyard In Mosul
22.02.2018  |  Society