Topic: Kurdistan

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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Anoek Steketee
Out There

Roller Coasters in Rwanda; Fairy Tales in Turkmenistan

While photographer Anoek Steketee and writer Eefje Blankevoort traveled through Northern Iraq, they stumbled across a surreal scene amidst the daily reports of kidnappings and sectarian violence—an amusement park called Dream City. That visit spurred a four-year journey through the world of carnies and Ferris wheels from Rwanda to Turkmenistan.

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