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Iraqis Face Hardships Beyond the Headlines

Most headlines from Iraq focus on car bombings and other spectacular acts of violence. But for most Iraqis, hardship often comes in the details of everyday life. We speak with Iraqis in different parts of the country about day-to-day life.


Dr. Muqdad Dhalimi, Pediatrician practicing in Baghdad

Bobby Ghosh, Chief International correspondent for Time magazine

Sayed Hossein Qazwini, 25-years-old graduate of the University of California - Berkeley who returned to Iraq in 2004 and is now studying to become an Imam at the Islamic seminary in Karbala

Aumeed Amin, a professor in the College of Agriculture at Sulaymani University

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