The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent
A US tool against Iran: Kurdish militancy on the Iran-Iraq border
US and Israeli-backed armed Kurdish separatists on the Iraqi border have participated in every incident of Iranian domestic strife, from 2009 to 2022.
By The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent Dec 15, 2022
Exclusive: Tracking the flow of stolen Syrian oil into Iraq
While the US role in looting Syria’s resources is well-documented, less is known about the complicity of Iraq's Kurdistan region in its transportation and distribution
By The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent Sep 28, 2022
The rise and fall of Muqtada al-Sadr…again
While Muqtada al-Sadr may be this week's biggest loser in Iraq, the country's battle for influence is still in full swing
By The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent Sep 01, 2022
Muqtada al-Sadr’s drive to criminalize Iraq-Israel relations kills two birds with one stone
Iraq's legal offensive to criminalize normalization with Israel was praised across the region, however amidst a domestic political stalemate, there are ulterior motives at play 
By The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent Aug 18, 2022
Iraq’s Shia house is a mess: Can Iran help put it in order?
Muqtada al-Sadr has called for Iraqi resistance factions to disarm on the eve of the US withdrawal from Iraq. Is this a smart move to consolidate the state or a foolish gamble that will leave Iraq vulnerable?
By The Cradle's Iraq Correspondent Nov 24, 2021