October 2016

GIFs Of The Week

A Halloween scare, a hungry reptile and a scientific explanation of traffic jams…a few GIFs to get you through. https://zippy.gfycat.com/AccomplishedSoupyDas...

Iraqi Kubba’t Hallab

Hallab is the Arabic name for the Syrian city Aleppo, and traditionally this city makes the absolute best kubba. This Iraqi kubba, being the mother of a...

The Best Shots From Iraq

A selection of the most powerful images from Iraq over the last four days.   A displaced young Iraqi boy holds a pigeon at refugee camp on October 2...

Iraqis Mark Ashura In Karbala And Beyond

In cities across Iraq, religious devotees are marking the death in battle of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Hussein. Here are the best pictures of the fi...