Stories by Basim al-Shara

Basim al-Shara is an IWPR-trained journalist in Baghdad. subscribe to Basim al-Shara's feed

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.

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.

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.