Flamingos under fire in Iraq

In the absence of deterrent laws or decisive action by the authorities, hunters are killing the migrant birds on a large scale, reports Robert Ewan.

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NI 501 - Populism rises again - April, 2017
Women step up in Iraq

Women step up in Iraq

Organization of Women’s Freedom

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017
US President George W. Bush (L) and British Prime Minister Tony Blair walk together from their meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels, 22 February 2005.

Chilcot report: looking back on why we went to war with Iraq

If Tony Blair and George W. Bush had listened to Iraqis we would be living in a different world, Nikki van der Gaag writes.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Children of war.

Regional conflicts overshadow Iraqi mental health

When looking at the Middle East, all attention is focused on Syria right now, writes Sophia Akram.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016

Holding the line against ISIS

Cultural resistance comes at a terrible cost, reports Emad Al Sharaa.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015

Dead bastards

Heaven help military personnel who blow the whistle. Alexa O’Brien is tracking the case of Chelsea Manning.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014
Azzam Alwash in the new flourishing marshlands.

Making waves: Azzam Alwash

Veronique Mistiaen meets the environmentalist who has breathed new life into Iraq’s Garden of Eden.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Three generations of women at a juice bar at Karradeh.

Iraq

Hadani Ditmars finds a battered and divided country where young people strive for a progressive future.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011

The power and the glory

Anarchy, violence and nostalgia for a golden age mark Iraqi politics in the run-up to the elections.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
Dolls and dogmas: a widow stands in front of her work. Photo: New Internationalist/Hadani Ditmars

‘Look sad like an Iraqi woman’

In a country of widows, women have borne the brunt of years of war, sanctions and occupation.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
The health of a nation: women and children at a Baghdad clinic.

The waiting room

War and underfunding have decimated Iraq’s public health system, once the best in the Arab world.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
Maria, a Christian woman in Baghdad, has faced post-invasion harassment and is desperate to leave the country.

Hail Mary, full of grace

Iraqi Christians, once a million strong, face persecution in a post-secular society.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
Your money or your life: the Ministry of Finance was bombed in 2007 and again in 2009. Photo: New Internationalist/Hadani Ditmars.

The art of survival

Despite fatwas and foreign troops, the show in Iraq must go on.

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NI 432 - Iraq - seven years later - May, 2010
Roya Hakakian (circled) and her school chums in early 80s’ Tehran.

From the edge

A gay Iraqi, a Jewish Iranian and a Saudi feminist tell their stories

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NI 426 - Islam in power - October, 2009

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Populism rises again April, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
Fracking - the gathering storm December, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Iraq - seven years later May, 2010
Islam in power October, 2009
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