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ALI ARKADY

Based in Iraq

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    Hussein sits on his couch in his army uniform in Baghdad, Iraq on April 15, 2012.
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    A man walks through Al Shorja market in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 22, 2013. Al Shorja is one of the largest markets in Baghdad, and due to lack of electricity requires the use of electric generators, apparent in the clusters of wire between the shops and houses creating fire hazards.
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    Once considered one of Baghdad's greatest neighborhoods, Al-Nasser is now host to burning waste in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 22, 2013.
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    Laborers prepare concrete at a building site at dawn in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq on Sept. 23, 2011.
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    Women prepare dinner, at a Syrian refugee camp in Dohuk, Iraq on Aug. 7, 2014.
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    Khdhir Hassan Ahmed, 17, is is photographed in a tent at the Khanki camp in Dohuk, Iraq on Aug. 20, 2014. Ahmed is a survivor from the village of Kojo who lost his family, and now resides in Khanki, a refugee camp home to more than 1,000 families.
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    Children play near the brick factories in al Najaf, Iraq on July 24, 2013. The factories create a heavy pollution that has resulted in an increase in asthma-related deaths among children living in the area.
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    A Yazidi woman and her children take refuge at a school in Dohuk, Iraq on Aug. 8, 2014.
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    Najah Mohammad Ahmed holds up an x-ray of his head at home in Diyala, Iraq on Nov. 29, 2011. Ahmed was a driver for the Governor of Saadia who is now out of work due to severe injuries incurred by roadside bombs while on duty.
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    Refugee children take water to their families residing in Camp Khazer in Mosul, Iraq on June 6, 2014.
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    An Arab day laborer waits for work outside the central mosque in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq on June 9, 2011.
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    Families prepare dinner in the Camp Bagd Kendala in Zakho, Iraq on Aug. 16, 2014.
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    A refugee family goes to get dinner from charitable organizations that distribute meals in Camp Khazer in Mosul, Iraq on June 6, 2014.
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    A man herds buffalo out of the water after grazing in the Firat River in Al Najaf, Iraq on July 25, 2013. In this village, more than 7,000 buffalo graze in the lake, three times a day for two hours or more, leading to water pollution.
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    Saif Majid Recumbent allows his father to bandages his wound at home in Baghdad, Iraq on June 18, 2012.
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    A doctor inspects the leg of Hussein Jamil Abdullah, 28, during a physical examination in Baghdad, Iraq on June 18, 2012. Abdullah lost his leg in an IED detonation near an Iraqi Army base in Fallujah.
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    A young boy is given a Kurdistan map pin at a school awards ceremony in Mayden, Iraq on January 7, 2011.
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    A displaced Yazidi woman is overcome with emotion after arriving at the Nawrooz Camp in Al Malikiya, Syria on Aug. 10, 2014.
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    After a day-long trek from Mount Sinjar, displaced Yazidis cross the Syrian border into Zakho, Iraq on Aug. 9, 2014.
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    Displaced Arabs take refuge in the Alyaa School in Diyala, Iraq on June 23, 2014.
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    Mohammad Borhan Adham, 27, a sculpture student of the Baghdad Academy of Fine Arts, waits for another passenger in the taxi he drives to make money in Baghdad, Iraq on June 30, 2014.
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    Yazidi women are photographed at a refugee camp in Dohuk, Iraq on Aug. 7, 2014.
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    Yazidi refugees prepare dinner in Bachid Kendal in Zakho, Iraq on Aug. 11, 2014.
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    Christian refugee Ra'id Samir Kamal, 45, sits with Rania Minowar, 5, in the unfinished house where they now live in Ninawa, Iraq on July 25, 2014. They fled their home in Mosul after being expelled by members of ISIS because of their religion.
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    An exhausted worker falls asleep on the loading ramp of a van in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq on June 8, 2011.
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    Aamir carries his wife Ghazala, who is sick from hunger and dehydration, on his back as they approach the Syrian border into Zakho, Iraq on Aug. 9, 2014.
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    Displaced Arabs settle down for the evening at Camp Khazer in Mosul, Iraq on June 6, 2014.
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    Young laborers ride to work in the back of a truck in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq on Oct. 30, 2011.
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    A Peshmerga soldier calls home from his base on the front lines with ISIS in Ninevah, Iraq on Aug. 27, 2014.
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    The shadow of a Peshmerga soldier as he surveys the frontline with ISIS in Ninevah, Iraq on Aug. 27, 2014.
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    Elias Abbas, 50, poses for a portrait in Khanki Camp in Dohuk, Iraq on Aug. 20, 2014.
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    Hussein walks through a passage near his house in Baghdad, Iraq on October 27, 2012.
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