Topic: Saddam Hussein

A newly restored grave in the cemetery of St. George's Monastery, Mosul, Iraq (photo by Judit Neurink/DW)

Christians in the Middle East

Rebuilding churches in Iraq

Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Ukraine and Iraq

Compassion yes, sympathy no

Erbil beneath the citadel (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Kurdistan's decline

Iraq's beacon shines no more

Climate campaigner Muwafaq Mubareka (right) with his cousin Ali in the tree nursery in the south of Baghdad. Where there used to be orange groves, trees are now growing for the reforestation of Iraq (photo: Birgit Svensson)

Climate heroes in Iraq

A life for the trees

Iraq's interim Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi at the polling station (photo: Khalid Mohammed/AA/picture-alliance)

Parliamentary elections in Iraq

Change or political stagnation in Baghdad?

Muqtada Haider turns the switches to transfer electricity to private homes in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, 10 September 2021 (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

Iraq's electricity crisis

Iraqis left in the dark by their corrupt politicians

Attendees sit in the pews at the Chaldean Catholic Church of the Assumption of Mary in Iraq's capital Baghdad on 8 December 2020 (photo: AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Preparing for Pope Francis' visit

The scant remains of Iraq's ancient Christian community

On their reading tour through Germany, Iraqi authors Rola Buraq, Azhar Ali Hussein und Amal Ibrahim (left to right) spoke about their work and current developments in Iraq. Birgit Svensson (right) is the initiator of the Inanna network; in the background translator Günther Orth (photo: Christopher Resch)

Showcasing the writing of Iraqi women

Close to the wounds, but even closer to hope

Anti-government protests and unrest in Iraq (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Unrest in Iraq

Sadr City – a hotbed of resistance

Iraqi women protest in Basra, 7 September 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Al-Marjani)

Patriarchy and governance

Iraq's token females

Iraqi author Usama Al Shahmani (photo: Limmat Verlag/Ayse Yavas)

Iraqi author Usama Al Shahmani

ʺIn foreign lands, the trees speak Arabicʺ

Protesters at an anti-government demonstration on 1 October 2019 in Baghdad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Protesting for reform and an end to corruption

Iraq's youth reject the dire status quo

Since Trumpʹs Iran embargo only a few Iranian pilgrims visit the Iraqi city of Najaf (photo: DW/Judit Neurink)

Economic crisis in Iraq

Trump's Iran embargo impacts Iraqis

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