BBC News: "Searching for Relatives in Saddam's Prisons"
In the weeks following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, I reported on Iraqi Shia’s agonizing search for relatives who disappeared in Saddam Hussein’s prisons.
BBC News: "Iraqi Football and Fear Under Saddam"
During the rule of Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi national football team feared it would be met with an execution squad if it lost against foreign teams. I spoke to some of the players after the fall of Baghdad in the spring of 2003.
BBC News: "Baghdad's 'Flourishing' Art Scene"
April 29, 2002
Amidst the misery, the sadness and bitterness of what Iraq has become after years of embargo, there is a peculiar ray of light and hope in the streets of Baghdad: art. Despite the harsh living conditions, art seemed to have flourished since sanctions hit Iraq in 1990.