In iraq, a protracted conflict and multiple overlapping humanitarian crises have had a devastating impact on the education system nearly 35 million school- aged children above, mr faris, a sports coach, poses for a photo with his students on january 23, 2017 schools in eastern mosul re-opened as. Photo essay: seeking refuge in a country at war almost 250000 syrians have sought refuge in neigbouring iraq, which is also at war life for most refugees in iraq is one of inactivity and waiting, hoping for a change which does not seem to come. Brian walski, a staff photographer for the los angeles times working in iraq, was fired april 1 immediately after his editors discovered that he had combined two of his iraqi photographs into one to improve the composition the widely published image, of an armed british soldier and iraqi civilians under hostile fire in basra. By seth j frantzman two months ago we set off for the kurdistan regional government in iraq we spent time at various locations of the war effort, including a night overlooking bashiqa, the closest position to mosul it was my third trip to the war against isis along 1000 kilometers of frontline the. “the lakeshore and riverside areas have a stunning natural beauty many people come from the south of iraq to enjoy the scenery and the fresh air” this is how the tourism promotion website for the semi-autonomous region of iraqi kurdistan optimistically describes darbandikhan lake, an artificial lake. Perspective from the new england journal of medicine — caring for the wounded in iraq — a photo essay.
Editor's warning: the images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this us-led war against iraq scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage. A local iraqi girl shows her enthusiasm for the us being in iraq with a homemade sign her family waits to find if one of their relatives is among the thousands of enemy prisoners of war (epw) in a nearby epw camp (us navy photo by ph1( sw) aaron ansarov) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 next » enter flash gallery. My brothers have both been to iraq but under very different circumstances ammon of course went as a backpacker and skylar as a usa marine ammon has lovely memories while skyar unfortunately not ammon has this to say today: “iraqi kurdistan is another misunderstood and controversial piece of the.
To mark the first palm sunday since isis was defeated, christians in erbil are marching 80 miles, from the ashty refugee camp to the village of qarqosh. Photo essay and interviews by nina berman, text by verlyn klinkenborgmar 1, 2004 the men in these photographs are soldiers who were wounded in iraq two of whatever they may feel about their condition now, these men tend to sum up our involvement in iraq in simple, blunt phrases like this.
There were at least 230 burn pits in iraq and afghanistan according data from the government accountability office and the department of defense beginning in 2008, veterans across the united states began suing former haliburton subsidiary kbr inc, the company that the defense department. Yazidi refugees return to sinjar in iraq – a photo essay yazidis fled sinjar in northern iraq when islamic state attempted to wipe them out in august 2014 now they are leaving refugee camps and going back to rebuild their lives in the city, which has been recaptured by kurdish forces photographer gus.