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Stories by Basim al-Shara
Basim al-Shara is an IWPR-trained journalist in Baghdad.
Why Water May Be More of a Commodity in Iraq Than Oil
Posted on: Jun 16, 2010, Source: Environment News Service
The government estimates that nearly two million people face severe drinking water shortages and extremely limited electricity due to hydropower shortage.
In Iraq, Journalists Are Still In Mortal Danger
Posted on: May 4, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Iraq remains the most dangerous country in the world for journalists. Now, proposed legislation designed to protect them is ripe for abuse.
In Baghdad, Many Iraqis Consider Going Out at Night a Simple Act of Defiance
Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: Institute for War and Peace Reporting
As security has improved and curfews have eased, Baghdad's once-famous nightlife is slowly re-emerging.
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