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Uthman al-Mukhtar

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Many people have abandoned the al-Shohada neighbourhood close to the Abu Ghraib prison, believing their homes are haunted by the ghosts of people tortured there. (Photo: Uthman al-Muktar)
Uthman al-Mukhtar
17 Dec 10
People living in vicinity of infamous jail say its dark legacy has cursed their lives.
Uthman al-Mukhtar
22 Nov 10
With declining international media interest in Iraq, local reporters juggle multiple jobs to make ends meet.
The conflict in Iraq created tens of thousands of widows, some of whom accept polygamous marriages as an answer to their problems. (Photo: Metrography)
Uthman al-Mukhtar
23 Sep 10
Campaign encouraging men to take more than one wife draws controversy in province awash with war widows.
Sheikh Raad al-Sabah, leader of the Sahwa militia in Ramadi, attends a tribal council meeting. (Photo: Uthman al-Mukhtar)
Uthman al-Mukhtar
26 Aug 10
Baghdad denies government-backed Awakening Council members are going unpaid and likely to defect to al-Qaeda.
Uthman al-Mukhtar
21 Jul 10
Hundreds being imported, with locals viewing them as more reliable than security guards.
Iraq’s long borders remain vulnerable to infiltration by smugglers and insurgents. (Photo: Kamaran Najm/Metrography)
Uthman al-Mukhtar
5 Jul 10
Soldiers at remote outpost near Syria lead a spartan life on the look out for infiltrators.
A revival in militia violence could severely test Iraq’s security forces. (Photo: Kamaran Najm - Metrography)
Khalid al-Ansary, Uthman al-Mukhtar
31 May 10
Armed groups sabre-rattling as tensions grow over protracted talks on new coalition government.
Uthman al-Mukhtar
15 Apr 10
Authorities in Anbar pledge to do more for disadvantaged women following IWPR reports on their plight.
Uthman al-Mukhtar
15 Apr 10
Authorities in Anbar pledge to do more for disadvantaged women following IWPR reports on their plight.
Uthman al-Mukhtar
10 Apr 10
Authorities in Anbar pledge to do more for disadvantaged women following IWPR reports on their plight. By Uthman al-Mukhtar in Fallujah

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