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Nazli Ihsan-Adil Tarzi


Tarzi is a freelance British-Iraqi journalist, specialising in Middle East politics, with a particular interest in Iraqi affairs.

Comment: Iraqis have wholesale rejected a system that fostered corruption and inequality, but a viable alternative is yet to present itself, writes Nazli Tarzi.

24 December, 2019

Culture: A Museum in Baghdad, which debuts in mid-October, tells the story behind the theft of Iraq's cultural property and archival history.

11 September, 2019

Comment: Sixteen years after America's failed 'liberation' of Iraq, its people are still deprived of their sovereignty, writes Nazli Tarzi.

09 April, 2019

Comment: The US' disastrous 2003 intervention saw America squander its opportunity to contain Iranian influence in Iraq when it took control 15 years ago, writes Nazli Tarzi.

16 March, 2018

Comment: The dwindling selection of Iraqi literature at the fair highlights the cultural costs of government censorship and of the US invasion, writes Nazli Tarzi.

06 February, 2018

After Nasrawi fled to Iran in a bid to escape corruption charges, who is the man now named as Basra's mayor?

04 September, 2017

Comment: Nationalist narratives of post-Mosul Iraq are not crafted with the interests of the poor or destitute in mind, writes Nazli Tarzi.

17 August, 2017

Comment: Little did Iraqis know that transition away from tyranny would rest on wedding the political system to Iraq's religious institutions, writes Nazli Tarzi.

24 March, 2017

The wetland birds take refuge in Iraq's southern marshland, but are hunted by an increasingly desperate population, as well as those who like to show off at dinner parties.

19 January, 2017

Civilian casualties killed at the hands of the international coalition and government forces in Iraq are being ignored in favour of a victory-against-IS at all costs narrative, argues Nazli Tarzi.

11 December, 2016