Iraqis protest against rampant corruption and poverty

Years of war mean essential services like water and electricity are lacking in many places.


    Iraqis across the country are angry over their government's failure to provide basic services like electricity and water.

    The problem gets worse as temperature soars during summer.

    Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi says the government is trying to make things better but needs more time.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Baghdad, Iraq.


    FGM: The last cutting season

    FGM: The last cutting season

    Maasai women are spearheading an alternative rite of passage that excludes female genital mutilation.

    'No girl is safe': The mothers ironing their daughters' breasts

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    Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.