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Families set up picnics on Qandil mountain in Sulaimaniyah province during the Nawrooz holiday on March 22, when the picnicking season begins in Iraqi Kurdistan. A Kurdish flag blows in the background.
Jamal Penjweny
10 Apr 10
At the gates of Fallujah, a man rides past blast walls in his horse and cart - the preferred mode of transport for those who cannot afford cars or pick-up trucks. The city’s economy has not recovered since 2004, when its streets were the scene of battles between United States-led forces and Sunni Arab insurgents.
Jamal Penjweny
31 Mar 10
Six years after United-States forces laid siege to the city, it remains scarred by the conflict. Many bomb-damaged buildings are uninhabitable and public utilities are in need of renovation.
Chamchamal police chief Dara Abdullah stands in front of police headquarters to greet a high-level delegation of security officials. Security forces were sent to the restive town following a spate of unsolved murders.
Jamal Penjweny
10 Feb 10
Baghdad: A woman shrouds her daughter in a black abaya in their home, a single room in a bombed-out building used by security forces in Saddam’s time.
Jamal Penjweny
22 Apr 09
Photographs by Jamal Penjweny, September 2008.
Early start: at dawn, three Kurdish women head for Bashmakh where they hope they will be hired as mules for the day.
Jamal Penjweny
11 Sep 06
People were keen to vote in Halabja, the town Saddam Hussein targeted in a chemical attack in 1988. (Photo: Mariwan Hamarasheed)
Jamal Penjweny, Shwan Mahmood, Laura Ingalls
4 Feb 05