Made in Iraq

A cloth market in Iraq. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri. This week on War News Radio, we take a look at a new plan to put Iraqi-made goods and clothing on American store shelves. Listen now to Elizabeth Threlkeld’s report. Then, we hear about a brand new university opening its…

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…

Call of Duty

Two Iraqi soldiers at a checkpoint in Kirkuk. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri. This week on War News Radio, we hear about an ongoing initiative to re-integrate former soldiers into Iraq’s new military. Listen now to Jon Erwin-Frank’s report. Then, we look at the plight of Iraqi refugees in Syria.…

Critical Care

Children playing in Iraqi refugee camp. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri. This week on War News Radio, hospitals in southern and central Iraq are filled past capacity. We hear how patients are trekking north to seek medical attention in Kurdistan. Listen now to Emily Hager’s report. Then, we tackle the…

Back to School

School children crossing the street in Baghdad, 2006. Photo courtesy of Ayub Nuri. This week on War News Radio, we hear from an American elementary school teacher who taught in Afghanistan this summer, for the ninth time. Listen now to Cyrus Stoller’s report. Then, we speak to some newly arrived…

Sight and Sound

Radio Dijla office after attack. Photo courtesy of the Norwegian Broadcasting Company. This week on War News Radio, we hear the story of Radio Dijla, a radio station in Baghdad that has come to symbolize the violence as well as reconstruction across the country. Listen now to Will Godwin and…