Archive: November 2008

In the Kurdish North, Progress for Some

Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post"> Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post">Enlarge Photo (Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) Hyder Hassan Aziz, 46, walks the damp streets of Irbil with his hands thrust in his coat pockets and his shoulders tense, close to his ears....

By Liz Heron | November 23, 2008; 8:05 PM ET | Comments (0)

Partying the Night Away in Baghdad

Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post"> Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post">Enlarge Photo--> (Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) The music starts with an amplified violin. A slow, searing fiddle playing traditional Middle Eastern chords. Thin young men in slick-tight suits and butterfly collars lean...

By Liz Heron | November 17, 2008; 12:05 AM ET | Comments (4)

 
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