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Stories by Abeer Mohammed
Abeer Mohammed is an IWPR trainee and freelance journalist in Baghdad.
Local Iraqi Officials Outraged Over Baghdad Auctioning Off Their Natural Gas Fields
Posted on: Oct 26, 2010, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Local opposition to the projects is clear. Residents of Basra, Anbar and Diyala maintain that the money would not trickle down to citizens if it were controlled by Baghdad.
Who Is Behind the Bloody Bombings in Iraq -- And What Do They Want?
Posted on: May 17, 2010, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Iraq is pummeled by a spate of bombings as the process of forming a new government drags on weeks after poll.
In Baghdad, Victims of Blackwater's Nisour Square Bloodbath Want Justice, Not Money
Posted on: Jan 8, 2010, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
A federal judge threw out charges against Blackwater this week; one victim, Haider Ahmed, a taxi driver who was shot twice by Blackwater guards says he is "shocked."
Explosions and Fraught Negotiations Show Iraq Struggling to Emerge From U.S. Shadow
Posted on: Dec 11, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
This week, five car bombs near killed more than 120 people in Baghdad, one day after Iraqi lawmakers finally finished a convoluted debate over upcoming elections.
In Baghdad, Many Iraqis Are Resigned to Indefinite Bouts of Sporadic Violence
Posted on: Jun 4, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Few believe the capital is reverting to an earlier era of sectarian violence, but most accept that bloodshed will plague Iraq for years to come.
Mounting Accusations of Voter Fraud in Iraq's Elections
Posted on: Mar 2, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Iraq's election commission has taken center-stage in a battle over ballot-rigging allegations.
In Baghdad, Mixed Feelings Over Iraqi Takeover of Green Zone
Posted on: Jan 21, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Among Iraqis, joy at the U.S. handover is tempered by doubts about the competence of its new guards.
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