A boy who dreamed of life as a Kurdish warrior is now a man, and seeks an end to Iraq’s incessant wars.
Giving a fair trial to a dictator who denied that right to so many will set the Iraqi people on the right track to a better future.
In a highland Kurdish village poisoned in a chemical attack, some say execution is too good for the man who ordered it.
Tribal leaders from Saddam’s home area try traditional mediation methods to win leniency for him.
The people of Dijail suffered years of repression and now find little cause to feel sorry that their former president has ended up in court.
Protest against the trial descents into violence and looting in Samarra.
Support for the former dictator appears to strengthen after his self-confident debut in court.
Drivers of battered old taxis see their business swept away by a flood of newly imported vehicles.
Changing conditions in Kurdistan mean greater opportunities for those who command proficiency in the language.
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Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.