Volume 14 Τεύχος 3

  • Bird's-eye On Baghdad

    Keeping up with the daily, nightly, weekly, and yearly suicide bombs and gunfights and political machinations in Baghdad neighborhoods with names like "Makes-No-Sense" and "Complicated-to-Read" is starting to confuse us.

  • Baghdad Brothel

    Allah never smiled on street walking. Under Iraq's former Baathist regime, being a prostitute was seriously risky business.

  • Records

    OMAR SOULEYMANHighway To Hassake: Folk and Pop Sounds of SyriaThis is the kind of album people would play on a raucous desert trip, blasting across the sands. Arabic music in general is an acquired taste because of its use of quarter...

  • You Can't Go Home Again

    Mostafa Alshawi fled from Iraq to Sweden with his family when he was three. 20 years later he returned to his home country. He's a proud member of the Shia Islamic clan of the fishermen in Iraq, and in Sweden he is enrolled in the Police Academy.

  • Life In Hell

    Running for your life from fundamentalist bandits, helplessly watching innocent women being shot in the street, and car-bomb explosions that shatter your bedroom window. Just another humdrum day in the life of a student in Baghdad.

  • Vice Fashion - Iraqi Memorabilia

    Photos by Emma AndreaStyling by Christine Gustafsson

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  • Doctor Doom

    Thirty years ago, Iraq's health care system was one of the most stellar in the Middle East. It was devastated by repeated conflicts and 13 years of embargo, and the invasion destroyed anything that was left

  • After The Battle, A Feast

    Some Iraqi specialties.

  • Vice Mail

    THE GIRLS ISSUE SAVED MY LIFEThanks a million for The Girls Issue! 2006 was pretty shitty—I lost my job, got fucked over by untold boys (it was international fuckeries too—one from Sweden, one from L.A.

  • Goal!

    Iraqi people have always really liked soccer. In any neighborhood you go, you'll find kids and men alike playing the game passionately, as though great kingdoms depend on the outcome.

  • Doctor Doom

    Thirty years ago, Iraq's health care system was one of the most stellar in the Middle East. It was devastated by repeated conflicts and 13 years of embargo, and the invasion destroyed anything that was left

  • Vice Fashion - Iraqi Memorabilia

    Photos by Emma AndreaStyling by Christine Gustafsson