Orphans of the Universe

Throughout their history, the Kurdish people have been the victims of geopolitics. Consistently entangled by conflicts in the oil-rich territories along the borders of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey; exploited and betrayed first by colonial nations and Cold War superpowers; and suffering the genocidal campaigns of Saddam Hussein, the...

July 25, 2017

July 16, 2015

@metrography_iraq on Instagram

The first Iraqi photo agency, Metrography, known for high quality photographic storytelling from the best Iraqi and regional photographers, recently launched an Instagram feed entitled, @metrography_iraq! This feed posts photographs relating the various in-depth narratives that exist in Iraq and its outlying regions. Ed Kashi is also proud to...

January 07, 2014

Featured Story: Syrian Refugees

Syria has been a nation in upheaval since the civil war began in March 2011. The unyielding violence has left more than 2 million people displaced, fleeing to safety in the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The chaotic effects of the war have given rise to...

December 18, 2013

Helping a Fallen Freelancer

There are some iconic images that stick in our minds when we reflect on the past 11 years about Iraq. Perhaps footage of US contractors who were killed and dragged through the streets of Fallujah. Or George W. Bush ducking a flying shoe during a press conference in Baghdad....

March 18, 2013

A Decade of Images from the War in Iraq

The day I first heard our country was going to war with Iraq is still so fresh in my mind – it seems like it could have been yesterday. In reality “yesterday” was ten years ago. Ten years of history have since been made, and ten years of history...