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Demonstration in Iraq's Anbar province in support of the Syrian uprising, February 2012.  (Photo: Iraq Revolution)
1 May 13
Uncertain allegiances and fears of spillover.
24 Dec 12
Critics say law combines sweeping descriptions of “information crimes” with excessive penalties.
Burnt-out wreck of a car used to attack a Shia mosque in  Baghdad's Sadr City area,  April 2010. (Photo: Serwan Azez/Metrography)
23 Oct 12
Draft law intended to promote return to normality, but critics warn of opposite effect if militants believe they have impunity.
Protest against power outages in Basra. (Photo: Abu Iraq)
7 Aug 12
Electricity shortages happen everywhere in Iraq, but cause angry scenes in the boiling temperatures of the south.
Iraqi school pupils get out after the last exams of the year. June 2012. (Photo: Abu Iraq)
17 Jul 12
Article on divisive content of textbooks on Islam got education officials working on something both faith communities could live with.
IWPR classes on marketing and photography, Baghdad, June 2012. (Photo:  Haider Khuder)
9 Jul 12
Participants study marketing and photography in preparation for female-run advertising agency.
7 Mar 12
Funds to become more readily available after story on concerns of Iraqis living in Syria.
An IWPR workshop targeting Iraqi women, October 2011, Baghdad. (Photo: IWPR)
Photo Essay
23 Dec 11
Workshop participants start producing public-service advertising for local media.
24 Nov 11
Jordanian fans harass Iraqis after losing game, marking divisions between communities.