I wrote four episodes of the popular Iraq history series called ‘History in the Making’, on the themes of communication, commerce and music. You can watch them here, in Arabic with English subtitles.
As part of my review of the state of digital communications across 8 railway systems in the Middle East and North Africa, I reviewed Iraqi Railways and was pleasantly surprised.
As part of my MA I studied the implications of religious tourism (pilgrimage) on security in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Here is the full academic dissertation.
Iraqi Arabic is a fascinating mixture of dialects and vocabulary. For obvious reasons it has been difficult for foreigners to study this national Arabic in comparison to Egyptian, Lebanese or Moroccan Arabic, due to its relative difficulty and inaccessibility.