The Fertile Crescent

A view of the Tigris River in the city of Kut. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri.

This week on War News Radio, Iraqi farmers are in trouble. They are now cut off from the government support they used to receive and are hampered by an uncertain market. Listen now to Anne Kolker’s report.

Then, we examine how pollution is affecting daily life in the Iraqi city of Kut. Listen now to Candice Nguyen’s report.

And, in Iraq 101, we profile Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani and take a look at his influence on Iraqi politics and daily life. Listen now to Alex Imas’s report.

Finally, in our A Day in the Life series, an Iraqi ministry worker shares her story. Listen now.

These stories, plus the week’s news, from War News Radio.

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