Yassin, a farmer from al-Sebat village in Rural Hasakah, stands in the yard where he keeps his livestock while explaining the catastrophic effects of drought on his life.

Drought in Iraq and Syria could totally collapse food system for millions, aid groups warn

Climate Change

Unprecedented drought — driven by climate change and exacerbated by upstream irrigation — is wreaking havoc on some of the world’s oldest river-fed farmlands in Iraq and Syria.

Cats are seen in a cat hotel in Basra, Iraq, March 13, 2018.

Photos: Iraq’s cat lovers find a safe home for their feline friends in Basra

An Iraqi man bathes himself in a canal in Iraq's second largest city Basra, when electricity was cut off, August 11, 2003

Iraqi city loses power — and AC — because of an unpaid electric bill


The Army’s new approach to mental health

Health & Medicine

Tensions Flare Between Iraq’s Sunnis and Shites

Conflict & Justice
The World

How Iraq Veteran James Davey Lived Under Constant Threat

Conflict & Justice

James Davey did two tours in Iraq as an army medic and in order to keep sane, he said, he told himself that every day would be his last.

The World

Iraq Cancer Epidemic

In Iraq, economic sanctions have prevented the southern city of Basra from recovering from the effects of the Gulf War. Doctors in the region are seeing an alarming increase of health problems, including cancer. Quil Lawrence reports.

The World

US military calls British calls British exit from Basra in 2007 ‘huge mistake’

Arts, Culture & Media

A new BBC documentary titled, ‘Secret Iraq,’ explores the British troops’ 2007 exit from Basra, as they handed the mission to American forces. We preview the documentary and hear from Col. Peter Mansoor.

The World

A conversation with ambassador Ryan Crocker

Global Politics

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the US Ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, about the current state of life in Iraq.