Topic: Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra

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  • Young Iraqis find solace in the symphony

    Young Iraqis find solace in the symphony

    Iraqis such as 12-year-old Fatima Odei, one of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra's youngest trainees, have forged their musical careers amid the trials of daily life in Baghdad.

  • A bigger threat to Iraq than Al Qaeda? Power cuts.

    A bigger threat to Iraq than Al Qaeda? Power cuts.

    The US and Iraq have spent billions on concrete blast walls and other measures to protect against insurgent groups, including Al Qaeda. But power cuts and rolling blackouts are feeding public discontent over a lack of electricity.