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The Observer’s Tony McGrath: fearless picture editor who refused to flinch from brutal reality
The newspaper’s former picture editor, a great photographer and believer in photojournalism as an agent for change, has died

Peter Beaumont

25, Jul, 2021 @8:45 AM

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Aladdin Bahrani obituary
Other lives: Iraqi engineer who became a professor at Queen’s University in Belfast

Linda McClelland

15, Jul, 2021 @10:57 AM

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Looking for Isis – Inside the 16 July Guardian Weekly
On the trail of Islamic State in Iraq. Plus, a tale of two Englands
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Graham Snowdon

14, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Rising public anger over Iraq’s healthcare system after ward fire that kills 92
Nasireyah residents demand officials resign as death toll rises from Covid hospital inferno

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent

13, Jul, 2021 @2:50 PM

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Dozens die after fire in Covid isolation ward at hospital in southern Iraq
Death toll expected to rise as search operations at al-Hussain coronavirus hospital in Nasiriyah continue

Staff and agencies in Nasiriyah

12, Jul, 2021 @9:38 PM

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‘They will never let go’: Isis fighters regroup in the heart of Iraq
Iraqi special forces hunt Isis in lowlands south of Kirkuk, where the militants keep on the move, seeking to regain territorial control

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad in Iraq

11, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Edward Mortimer obituary
Speechwriter for Kofi Annan at the United Nations who drew on his experience as a commentator for British newspapers

Annika Savill

08, Jul, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Iraq was Donald Rumsfeld’s war. It will forever be his legacy | Andrew Cockburn
The late defence secretary’s micromanagement style helped ensure the disastrous outcome, says the journalist and author Andrew Cockburn

Andrew Cockburn

05, Jul, 2021 @12:30 PM

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The Observer view on US and Nato withdrawal from Afghanistan | Observer editorial
This shabby, half-hidden retreat by western forces abandons a nation to mayhem, civil war and terror

Observer editorial

04, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Rumsfeld’s much-vaunted ‘courage’ was a smokescreen for lies, crime and death | Richard Wolffe
We are still living with the catastrophic consequences of Rumsfeld and his gang. And it’s not as if this chain of events was unimaginable at the time

Richard Wolffe

01, Jul, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Donald Rumsfeld obituary
Defence secretary who took the US military into the Iraq war with a business approach to planning that had disastrous consequences

Harold Jackson

30, Jun, 2021 @10:20 PM

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Detention of Australian man in Iraq ‘violates international law’ and UN should step in, lawyers say
Robert Pether, an engineer who travelled to Iraq for a business meeting, has been held in a Baghdad jail on unknown charges for 84 days

Christopher Knaus

30, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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