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Stories About Iraq
In Iraq, the Marsh Arabs of Hawizeh Persevere in a Changing Landscape
Linked to the biblical Garden of Eden, the Mesopotamian marshes—and their people—have endured decades of environmental destruction.
by Leon McCarron
Wonder Is Everywhere: Lost Dinosaurs, 5,000-Year-Old Leftovers, and More From Around the Web
Get a peek into what we’re obsessed with right now.
by April White
The Quest to Preserve Syria's Cassette Tape Era
Keeping sounds, stories, and cultural memory alive through years of conflict.
by Line Sidonie Talla Mafotsing
How Baghdad’s Backyards Are Bringing Back Iraqi Dates
A company is using garden trees to revive an ancient industry.
by Charlie Metcalfe
Reviving the Romance of the Kurdish Clove Apple
These fragrant fruits are deeply symbolic.
by Ramsha Zubairi
The Most Lavish Mesopotamian Tomb Ever Found Belongs to a Woman
And her clothing tells an important story, says archeologist Rita Wright.
by Sarah Durn