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Francesca Borri

Borri is a war correspondent and writes regularly for Ny Tid.

It lost Palestine

Under the vibrant and prosperous surface of Ramallah, reality smells. It consists of distress, frustration and poverty.

One thousand and one stories

IRAK: In the streets, homemade road bombs dominate, and last week at least 76 people were killed by an explosive-charged refrigerator. But on the banks of the river is a statue of Shereherad, the protagonist of the Thousand and One Nights. Baghdad is the city that just goes on and on, where history follows history.

Baghdad: The other, the differences, the dignity

There is a group of Iraqis almost nobody is talking about. Here are seven of them.

The water is so contaminated that your skin flakes off

Not if, but when something happens to you. An abduction, a murder – in Iraq there is a certainty.