Archive: Northern Iraq

In Kurdistan, Wishes and Laughter

Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post"> Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post">Enlarge PhotoVIEW GALLERY (Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) This is the place women come to make wishes. It is a holy shrine in Irbil province, in the mountains of Kurdistan. Muslims call it...

By washingtonpost.com | September 21, 2008; 11:58 PM ET | Comments (1)

Pause for Rest in the Desert

Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post"> Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post">Enlarge Photo (Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) At midafternoon in Diyala, a province northeast of Baghdad, the heavy grind of military tanks calms to a distant rumble. Even war is slowed by 120-degree...

By Tiffany Harness | August 25, 2008; 07:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

Small Comforts in Northern Iraq

Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post"> Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post">Enlarge Photo (Andrea Bruce/The Washington Post) The main road leading to Man Kadir's house is a lazy stretch clogged by cows and goats, just inside rebel PKK territory in the Kurdish area...

By Liz Heron | May 26, 2008; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

 
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