Adnan Abu Zeed

The Khulafa Mosque is pictured in Baghdad, Sept. 1, 2014.  (photo by Wikipedia/Osamah Ibrahim)

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Why is Khulafa Mosque's minaret on verge of collapse?

Friday, Apr. 21, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

The minaret of the historic Khulafa Mosque in Baghdad is on the verge of collapse, which may spark sectarian tension in the city.

Iraqis demand action as popular archaeological site neglected

Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

To celebrate spring, many Iraqis travel to the ziggurat of Dur-Kurigalzu, an ancient city, but they are noticing that the famous archaeological site is falling into ruin as the government is not making any effort to protect it.

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

Not much is left of the Mosul Museum, Iraq's second most important museum, after Islamic State militants stole what they could carry and smashed and set the rest on fire.

Ancient palace emerges from under Mosul shrine destroyed by IS

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

The Islamic State's destruction of the prophet Yunus' shrine in Mosul has revealed the Assyrian palace long thought to be beneath it.

Iraqis defiant as extremists threaten to attack Babylon

Friday, Mar. 3, 2017 | Adnan Abu Zeed , Contributor

After extremists reportedly threatened to attack the ancient site of Babylon, local Iraqis are swearing to protect both the city's antiquities and its character as a cultural center.

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Adnan Abu Zeed is an Iraqi author and journalist. He holds a degree in engineering technology from Iraq and a degree in media techniques from the Netherlands. 



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