Azeez Mahmood | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Stories by the author
22 Apr 10
Conference presses government to combat abuse, honour killings.
25 Sep 09
IWPR newspaper produced during elections in Iraqi Kurdistan wins praise for balance and presentation.
27 Jul 09
Some warn of post-election clashes if fraud is suspected at the polls.
6 Jun 08
Business appears to trump political differences as long-standing foes build closer ties.
2 May 08
Officials concerned series of gastric infections may signal outbreak of killer disease.
4 Apr 08
PUK officials back president’s much-criticised attempt to muzzle party members.
14 Jun 07
Schools in the Kurdish north are encouraging adult education for women who never had a chance to go to school when they were young.
17 Nov 06
Poor quality of mental health services thought to account for popularity of local faith healers.
4 Oct 06
Authorities provide women with their own petrol station to spare them the discomfort of queuing days for fuel.
27 Jul 06
Kurdish women’s rights activists say blood money payment in a high-profile case sets a dangerous precedent for crimes against women.