Stories by Ahmed Ali

Ali is IPS' correspondent in Iraq's Diyala province. He works in close collaboration with Dahr Jamail, IPS' U.S.-based specialist writer on Iraq. subscribe to Ahmed Ali's feed

Posted on: Aug 27, 2008, Source: IPS News

A military operation that was said to target al-Qaeda has instead targeted Sunni Muslims, creating new sectarian tensions.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2008, Source: IPS News

With temperatures sky-high and drought on its way, Iraqis in need of electricity are looking to Iran for relief.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2008, Source: IPS News

While some Iraqis cautiously look towards Obama, many believe neither candidate will withdraw from Iraq anytime soon.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2008, Source: IPS News

Iraqis who say they have seen dead bodies floating in rivers have good reason not to believe official figures of the war's death toll.

Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: IPS News

After more than five years of U.S. occupation, the Iraqi people dream of things that people in other countries take for granted.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2008, Source: IPS News

Tensions rise in Iraq, as U.S. arms multiple factions.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The Awakening Councils in Diyala province are stepping up their protests against the government in Baghdad.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: IPS News

The surrender isn't working!

Posted on: Jan 31, 2008, Source: IPS News

As in all conflict areas, women, along with children and the elderly, have suffered most in occupied Iraq.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2008, Source: IPS News

"Every one of these prisoners has a family, and these families now have reason to hate Americans."

Posted on: Dec 28, 2007, Source: IPS News

The U.S.-backed Iraqi government will half Iraqis' rations because of "insufficient funds and spiraling inflation."

Posted on: Nov 6, 2007, Source: IPS News

Iraq's neighbors are becoming unable to take on more of the country's refugees.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2007, Source: IPS News

"In order to create a reason for the coalition forces to stay in Iraq, they create an enemy and fight him."

Posted on: Aug 21, 2007, Source: IPS News

Residents of Baquba have good reason to fear all sides in Iraq's muddled conflict.