Iraq

‘Eden Again’, a project to promote the restoration of the Mesopotamian Marshlands

By Farnaz Heidari January 16, 2017 Lands covered temporarily or permanently by water (except for lakes, reservoirs, and streams) and located away from coastal areas are called inland wetlands. They include marshes, prairie potholes (depressions carved out by glaciers), swamps (dominated by trees and shrubs), mud flats, flood-plains, bogs (rain-fed, […]

U.S., European weapons used to commit war crimes in Iraq – Amnesty

   Reuters International JAN 5, 2017  Shi’ite fighters gather to fight against Islamic State militants in al-Fatha, northeast of Baiji, October 18, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani (reuters_tickers) ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Militias fighting alongside Iraqi troops against Islamic State are committing war crimes using weapons provided to the Iraqi military by […]

Do minorities have role in Iraqi national reconciliation?

IRAQ PULSE Türkçe okuyun نبض العراق Iraqi Christians, including Christian soldiers, attend the first Sunday Mass at the Grand Immaculate Church since it was recaptured from Islamic State in Qaraqosh, near Mosul, Iraq, Oct. 30, 2016.  (photo by REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah) Do minorities have role in Iraqi national reconciliation? BAGHDAD — The national settlement […]