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Amir al-Shimmari spent 22 years entombed underground. (Photo: Emad al-Shara)
Emad al-Shara
8 Sep 11
Despite trying to lead a normal life since 2003, Amir al-Shimmari remains scarred by years secluded in a cell he built himself.
Asaib Ahl al-Haq shows off some of its weapons. (Photo: IWPR)
Emad al-Shara
31 Aug 11
A Shia militia in Iraq has stepped up its attacks on United States troops, warning them to withdraw by the end of December or face an escalation in violence.
The Imam Ali holy shrine in Najaf. (Photo: Qasim al-Kaabi)
Emad al-Shara
13 Jul 11
Long a place of pilgrimage for Iraqi Shia, the holy city now also draws national politicians eager to consult top religious figures.
Emad al-Shara
9 Jun 09
Recent bombings spark fears of return to the blood-letting that used to plague the capital.
Emad al-Shara
29 Sep 06
Some Shia politicians are pushing for a southern federal state, but not everyone is convinced.
Emad al-Shara
17 Aug 06
A deadly combination of war, disease and negligence has killed 20 million Iraqi palm trees, severely damaging date production.
Emad al-Shara
1 Jun 06
In the new prime minister's home province, people will await results before judging the government a success.
Emad al-Shara
20 Apr 06
Despite greater freedoms, life has in many ways become harder since the overthrow of Saddam.
Emad al-Shara
21 Feb 05
Some Shia clerics are now recommending believers to donate their blood instead of shedding it in a ritual to commemorate the Imam Hussein.
Emad al-Shara
21 Feb 05
Councillors from west Baghdad assassinated in what appears to be a concerted campaign of intimidation.