TOPIC Iraq
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Iraq’s revolution continues after state violence leads to prime minister’s ouster
Ahmed Youssef | “If the butcher had resigned two months ago we would have spared so many of our children.”
Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz’s diversionary model of history fits our catastrophic moment
Dan Jakubowski | Strange marginal curiosities can help us detect a larger truth like the bending light around a black
Don’t Shrink Me to the Size of a Bullet: The works of Iraqi artist Hiwa K
Dan Jakubowski | Encountering abominations with gaiety, interrogating the body’s openness dominance by outside forces
Poem: Houna Baghdad
Jehan Bseiso | Babylon is burning, the hanging gardens are black.
Frankenstein in Baghdad: You won’t like him but can’t hate him
Amany Ali Shawky | After losing his friend and partner in one of the almost daily explosions that hit Baghdad, the greedy
On the lives and afterlives of literary texts
Laura Bird | Sinan Antoon thinks of literary texts as wearing black, waiting for a translator to liberate them into
 
Opinion
Omar Sirri and Renad Mansour
Surviving on violence: Iraq’s political elite
Violence has helped to sustain this status quo and prevent meaningful reform that could help Iraqis.
Hafsa Halawa
Rage in Baghdad
Hafsa Halwa unpacks the ongoing protests in Iraq, which have left over 100 dead and 6,100 injured.
Moritz Mihatsch
Welcome to the post-Westphalia dystopia
Since the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) declared a caliphate, a
 
News
Egypt’s state petroleum company to search for oil in Iraq
Foreign Ministry: Egypt won’t be part of US alliance against ISIS
Dar al-Ifta launches campaign against ‘Islamic State’
Marking last day of Eid, Islamic State releases brutal mass execution video
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Cartoons
Cartoon: What I.S.I.S?
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