Topic: Iraq

Marines Begin Operation Dagger
The Backstory

Testament: Remembering Chris Hondros’ Iconic Photograph From Iraq

On the third anniversary of Chris Hondros’ death, Getty’s Director of Photography Pancho Bernasconi talks to TIME about one of Hondros’ most poignant and shocking images: that of a blood-soaked young girl in Tal Afar, Iraq.

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ROJAVA: a new born country
Photo Essay

Rojava, Syria: Fabio Bucciarelli in the Land of the Kurds

Photographer Fabio Bucciarelli spent three-weeks in Kurdistan in October 2013, just days before Iraq closed its border with Syria. He spent most of his time in a Syrian section called Rojava, which two million Kurds call home and where a de facto Kurdish government was established just one month afterward.

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Syrian Refugees
The Moving Image

Syria’s Lost Generation: Directors Give Voice to War’s Young Refugees

Talking Eyes Media co-founders Ed Kashi and Julie Winokur collaborated on a husband-wife project documenting the plight of Syria’s “Lost Generation.”

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JORDAN. Zaatari. Refugee Camp. September 1, 2012. A Syrian boy waves from aboard a bus heading back to Syria from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. Many families have decided to return to Syria due to the bad living conditions in the Zaatari refugee camp. Zaatari, Jordan. September 1, 2012.The camp was first opened in July 2012 to host the Syrians fleeing the violence that erupted in 2011 and 2012. As of late August 2012 the camp houses 15,000 Syrian refugees.Contact email:New York : photography@magnumphotos.comParis : magnum@magnumphotos.frLondon : magnum@magnumphotos.co.ukTokyo : tokyo@magnumphotos.co.jpContact phones:New York : +1 212 929 6000Paris: + 33 1 53 42 50 00London: + 44 20 7490 1771Tokyo: + 81 3 3219 0771Image URL:http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx?VP3=ViewBox_VPage&IID=2K7O3RKHMKU0&CT=Image&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm
Photo Essay

Nowhere People: The Refugees of Syria by Moises Saman

Another war, another refugee crisis. This reoccurring dynamic is all too familiar for Moises Saman after years of working in areas of conflict. Last week, TIME International marked World Refugee Day with a portfolio of Saman’s work in print. Here, LightBox presents the photographer’s thoughts on his work with refugees in Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.

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Photo Essay

Honoring the Fallen: One Photographer’s Witness to 490 Dignified Transfers

Since April 2009, the Associated Press has sent a still photographer to every dignified transfer of servicemen and women killed in Iraq or Afghanistan open to the media. Most often it is freelancer Steve Ruark. To mark Memorial Day, TIME presents a gallery of the almost 500 transfers he has attended since 2009.

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Arlington National Cemetery's Section 60 Dedicated To Those Killed In Afghan And Iraq War
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: March 15 – March 22

From Obama’s first Presidential visit to Israel and the Pope’s inauguration to a series of suicide bombings in Pakistan, Iraq and Somalia and the colorful Lathmar Holi festival in India, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Alex Majoli—Magnum
The Backstory

A Decade of War in Iraq: The Images That Moved Them Most

A decade has passed since the United States invaded Iraq. To mark the anniversary, LightBox presents a selection of the most moving and iconic photography from the conflict with the first-person stories behind the images.

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Image: Kurdistan rocket launcher
Photo Essay

Blood for Oil: Kurdistan by Ivor Prickett

In this week’s issue of TIME, documentary photographer Ivor Prickett documented how the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq’s north is booming.

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Image: Nov. 11, 2012. A murmuration of starlings put on an a display over the town of Gretna, Scotland.
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: November 9 – November 16

From escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and austerity riots in Europe to the flooding of Venice and murmurations of starlings in Scotland, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum
Out There

Peter van Agtmael Receives the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael has received the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. The annual grant aims to recognize a photographer who has “demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.”

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