Simona Foltyn

Simona Foltyn

Simona Foltyn is Al Jazeera's Baghdad correspondent.

Middle East

Iraqis protest over power cuts amid record summer temperatures

Protesters across southern Iraq are demanding stable electricity supplies as grid fails during summer temperatures as high as 54 degrees C (129 degrees F).

Iraqis protest over power cuts amid record summer temperatures

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Old Baghdad buildings disappear despite laws to protect heritage

Why historical buildings in Iraq's capital Baghdad are under threat and what is being done to save them.

Old Baghdad buildings disappear despite laws to protect heritage

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Divisions in Iraqi forces over crackdown on Iran-backed group

Al Jazeera gains exclusive access to base of Kataib Hezbollah, which has been accused of attacking US forces in Iraq and raided by Baghdad government.

Divisions in Iraqi forces over crackdown on Iran-backed group

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Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage

The family of Husham al-Hashemi blames the government for not protecting him.

Iraq: Killing of prominent expert on armed groups sparks outrage

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Iraq infections: Doctors warn a surge in cases is imminent

As coronavirus infections increase in Iraq, doctors warn the healthcare system is close to collapse.

Iraq infections: Doctors warn a surge in cases is imminent

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Iraq’s traditional crafts at risk of vanishing

Cheap imports from Turkey and China have eroded demand for Iraqi-made goods.

Iraq’s traditional crafts at risk of vanishing

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Nationwide anger as Iraq announces pension cuts

Iraqi government decision to cut salaries, pensions sparks outrage as the country faces worst economic crisis in years.

Nationwide anger as Iraq announces pension cuts

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What next for US troops in Iraq?

Talks begin on a potential easing of the US military presence in Iraq.

What next for US troops in Iraq?

Iraq

Rampant corruption scorches Iraq's grain farmers

Entrenched corruption squeezes the very farmers the government's preferential price programme is meant to support.

Rampant corruption scorches Iraq's grain farmers

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Iraq corruption hindering agriculture sector

With a fall in oil prices, countries like Iraq are looking to diversify their economy, but corruption is making that difficult.

Iraq corruption hindering agriculture sector

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Eid al-Fitr in Iraq: Some worshippers defying government lockdown

Forced to forego ancient traditions this Eid, Iraqis use technology to mark the religious holiday, overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Eid al-Fitr in Iraq: Some worshippers defying government lockdown

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Iraqi protesters remain in jail in test for new PM

Courts yet to act on order by Iraq's new prime minister to release demonstrators.

Iraqi protesters remain in jail in test for new PM