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Neil Arun

Neil Arun

Stories by the author

Neil Arun
23 Jul 10
Recent deadly bombing underscores fraught future of Iraqi tribal force that fought insurgents.
Abdul Hakeem Ahmed al-Daraji, older brother of Hameed al-Daraji, a Christian convert and former US military interpreter who was shot dead last month, watches as police search his brother's house in Samarra the day after he was killed. Security officials say the victim's son confessed to the killing. (Photo: Mahmud Salih)
Abeer Mohammed, Neil Arun
9 Jul 10
Murder of alleged convert shows religious traditions in conflict with judicial authority.
Abandoned properties in central Baghdad neighbourhoods are all that remains of the capital's once-thriving Jewish community. (Photo: Qaes Kazim/Metrography)
Khalid al-Ansary, Neil Arun
16 Jun 10
Fate of fragile artefacts hangs in the balance amid competing claims from Baghdad and Jewish groups.
Pilgrims march in Karbala. Galvanised by a religious revival, Iraq's Shia majority has become a major political force. Many of its leaders have close ties to Iran. Photo by Metrography.
Neil Arun
10 Apr 10
Debate rages over Iran’s intentions in Iraq as it moves to eclipse American influence. By Neil Arun in Erbil and Abeer Mohammed in Baghdad
Neil Arun
24 Jul 09
Looming parliamentary election could upset power balance in volatile region.
Najeeba Mohammed, Neil Arun, Roman Zagros, Tiare Rath
26 May 09
American support seen as crucial to helping Iraqi Kurds resolve rebel conflicts with Turkey and Iran.
Neil Arun
1 Sep 06
An apparently close ally of Bin Laden among a dozen Taleban detained in southern Afghanistan.
Neil Arun
1 Sep 06
Opposition leaders in Pakistan furious over revelations that Islamabad colluded in US bombing of Afghanistan
Neil Arun
1 Sep 06
The deteriorating security situation prompts UN to bolster protection for members of its relief teams.
Neil Arun
22 Feb 05
Critics of America’s opposition to the new international court make their point on Scheveningen beach.