Laith Hammoudi | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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28 May 15
A friend and colleague recalls Ammar Al Shahbander, who died on May 2.
14 May 15
After an emotional farewell, colleagues reflect on his contribution in life.
15 Aug 14
After eight years, Nuri al-Maliki resigns after initially saying he won't.
11 Aug 14
If it goes through, appointment will unblock Iraqi politics, though current prime minister hasn't conceded defeat yet.
21 Jul 14
Families flee as insurgents threaten dire consequences for non-Sunni groups.
1 Jul 14
Sunni insurgents are at the gates, yet main parliamentary factions focus on tactical manoeuvring for top posts.
an IWPR contributor in Nineveh, Laith Hammoudi
25 Jun 14
"They left everything behind and ran for their lives.”
17 Jun 14
Insurgents still hold Mosul and other key Sunni towns.
14 Jun 14
Reports of fight-back come as Iraq’s most senior Shia cleric calls for volunteers to fight insurgents.
13 Nov 13
Continuing conflict keeps many focused on emigration.