Hassan al-Shanoun


An Iraqi woman collects grass with a canoe in the Chibayish marshes near Nasiriyah, Iraq, June 25, 2015.  (photo by HAIDAR HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Iraq fears famed marshes could be pulled from World Heritage List

Sunday, May. 28, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Amid serious concern about the violations against Iraq’s marshes, it is possible the marshes will be removed from the World Heritage List.

Shiite militias prepare for education 'revolution' in Iraq

Monday, Apr. 17, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Shiite militias within Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are attempting to establish separate PMU universities, which some see as an attempt to bring Iranian influence to Iraq.

Who is involved in killing of Baghdad demonstrators?

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

The political crisis has escalated significantly in Iraq after security forces grew violent against protesters.

Armed Iraqi factions threaten to target Americans in response to travel ban

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

While the Iraqi government cautiously follows up on the impacts of the US executive order to ban Iraqis from the United States, some Shiite militias threaten to target Americans in Iraq in response to the new US policy.

Will Mosul remain under military rule after liberation from IS?

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 | Hassan al-Shanoun, Contributor

Iraqi politicians have proposed appointing a military governor for Mosul after its liberation to prevent the city from falling back into the hands of terrorists.

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Hassan al-Shanoun is an Iraqi journalist working for a number of local media outlets. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at the College of Mass Media at Baghdad University.

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