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NOOR is a collective uniting a select group of highly accomplished visual storytellers documenting, investigating and witnessing our world. http://noorimages.com/
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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, al-mahawil, 2003, thousands of bodies exhumed at mass gravesites.

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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, kurdistan, 2003, peshmerga fighter and young boy walk close to an iraqi trench in southern kurdistan (close to the city of kirkuk) after the heaviest iraqi shelling of the war so far. for several days anglo-american forces had bombed iraqi trenches. the iraqis responded by shelling the town's residents.

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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, karbala, april 2003, shiite demonstrators hold icons of ali zayn al-abidin

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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, kurdistan, 2003, bazar of kifri.for several days american planes had attacked iraqi positions near kifri, 150 miles north of baghdad. the iraqis responded by shelling the town's residents.

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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, al-mahawil, 2003, thousands of bodies are exhumed at mass grave sites in al-mahawil. executions took place throughout the late 1970's and 1980's and in the weeks after the gulf war in 1991, when american troops were still occupying much of southern iraq. saddam's government killed in purges aimed at specific political opposition groups, the shiite majority, communists, relatives of dissidents, muslim clerics, christians and kurds.

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Photo by @francesco_zizola / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, us marines arrest civilians circulating after curfew.

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Photo by @yuri.kozyrev / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, members of the ruling baath party watching tv in downtown baghdad.

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Photo by @yuri.kozyrev / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, a u.s. marine helps to tear down the statue of saddam in the 14th of ramadan square in downtown baghdad.

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Photo by @yuri.kozyrev / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, iraqi militia looking for an allegedly downed u.s. jet pilot in the reeds in the tigris river right in the center of baghdad next door to the ministry of information.

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Photo by @yuri.kozyrev / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, a 40-feet deep crater left apparent by a gigantic u.s. bomb in al-mansour residential area in downtown baghdad. the explosion claimed at least 9 lives.

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Photo by @yuri.kozyrev / @noorimages | march 20th, 2019, will mark the 16th anniversary of the american and their allied forces invading iraq as part of “operation iraqi freedom”. we look back at this region scared by sectarian conflicts, extremist insurgencies, and mismanagement of the occupation. its consequences still reverberate today, with the war against isis, political instability and millions of iraqis displaced or seeking refuge abroad.

caption: iraq, baghdad, 2003, the government area of baghdad, iraq was attacked by us missles and bombs on the third night of the second gulf war against the regime of saddam hussein.

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Photo by @habjouqa / @noorimages | we're happy to share that the applications are now open for the 2019 international summer school of photography (@issp_latvia ), and that tanya habjouqa will be teaching one of the masterclasses "storytelling as a tool for social change". make sure to sign up now! (link in bio)

caption: occupied palestinian territories, gaza, gaza city, 14 october 2009, a family in gaza city enjoys a picnic on the beach.

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