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Australian Teen Among 13 Killed by ISIS Bombing in Baghdad

Zynab Al Harbiya, 12, was visiting a popular ice cream shop with her family.
Katherine Gillespie
5.31.17
Film

These Filmmakers Risk Their Lives to Keep Iraq's Movie Industry Independent

Veteran VICE war reporter Ben Anderson met the filmmakers building a movie industry in Baghdad.
Beckett Mufson
7.20.15
VICE News

Baghdad Party Goers Are Bringing Back the City's Nightlife

Baghdad's party scene is organizing through Instagram, Macedonian migrants have been granted three days of legal passage, the army has seized control of public hospitals in Honduras, and more on today's VICE News Capsule.
VICE Staff
6.20.15
Stuff

'Escape From Baghdad' Is the 'Slaughterhouse Five' of the Iraq War

Saad Hossain researched his darkly humorous novel by reading the blogs of soldiers serving in Iraq.
Colby Buzzell
5.2.15
Fashion

Iraqi Women Are Getting Angry-Looking Eyebrows Tattooed on Their Faces

The brows have become status symbols, a way to demonstrate one's wealth and pride in appearance.
Triska Hamid
2.27.15
VICE News

Baghdad's Decade-Long Curfew Will Be Lifted Tonight

Colorado may have to refund $30m in pot taxes, Baghdad's decade-long curfew will be lifted, and more.
VICE Staff
2.7.15
Travel

The Shared Experiences of Teenage Girls in Iraq and Chicago

In an effort to find out how life in Chicago and Iraq might be similar beyond bullets and blood, I talked with two teenage girls who hail from those locales about everything from crushing on boys to religion and music.
Rula Al-Nasrawi
12.2.14
Vice Blog

Arming the Kurds, Shooting at Aussies, and Other Things that Aren't Controversial

At the request of the United States, Australia will be delivering arms and ammunition to the Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State in Northern Iraq.
Girard Dorney
9.3.14
Stuff

We Asked an Iraqi Teen What She Thinks of ISIS and America

Islamic militants killed 28 women on her street, but after coming to the United States, this Iraqi teen girl said it's Americans who seem depressed.
Zach Schwartz
8.29.14
Stuff

An Iraqi Painter Moved to America for a Better Life and Got Robbed Anyway

Iraqi immigrant Bassim Al-Shaker has been beaten up and burglarized for the art he creates, which are mostly oil paintings of landscapes and horses.
Troy Farah
8.25.14
News

America Helped Make the Islamic State

While America pats itself on the back for taking on Islamic militants in Iraq, it's worth remembering that it's fighting a monster of its own creation.
Charles Davis
8.12.14
VICE Specials

The Vicar of Baghdad

For years, Vicar Andrew White has been risking his life to preach for peace on the streets of Baghdad, driving through dangerous and bombed-out war zones to spread his message.
VICE Staff
7.4.14
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