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Deux ans après la prise de Mossoul par l’État islamique :  quelles évolutions politiques et sociales en Irak ?

Deux ans après la prise de Mossoul par l’État islamique : quelles évolutions politiques et sociales en Irak ?

Iraq From the Ground - Introduction Pour revenir au dossier complet en anglais, cliquez ici. Le 7 juin 2016, Noria organisait en partenariat avec Amnesty International France une conférence dédiée à l’Irak. Celle-ci posait la question suivante : "Deux ans après la...

Exiled Between Two Authoritarianisms: the Sudanese Exiled in Cairo, from Hosni Mubarak to Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

A portrait made up of both Hosni Mubarak and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's faces, erected since July 3, 2013, by the opponents to the reestablishment of a military regime. They protest against the likeness between the fallen dictator and the incumbent one. © Amr Abdallah...

The Iraqi Crisis: A Return on Social Trajectories

Image : Kirkuk bazaar - April 2013 - AQ / Noria Research © Pour consulter cet article en français, cliquez ici    This piece is part of a series of interviews from Noria's researchers' various fields, to which we might consider devoting a full new section, should...

The Sunni Revolution and the Outburst of Community Divisions in Iraq

(Edouard Beau – Friday prayer during Sunni anti-government protests, from Al-Razak mosque, Samarra, Iraq - February 2013 / Noria Research ©) This analysis is based on fieldwork conducted in Northern Iraq ovef the course of Fall 2014, with the support of the WAFAW...

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Sectarian Strategies, National Settings and the War Economy in Syria and Iraq

Adam BACZKO, Robin BEAUMONT, Arthur QUESNAY Maps by Xavier HOUDOY These maps were designed by Xavier Houdoy for Noria, with the support of the European Research Council-funded program WAFAW. They were based on data gathered by Adam Baczko, Robin Beaumont, Felix...

Testimony of General Ahmed Tlass on the Syrian Regime and the Repression

A propaganda poster in Damascus. At the heart of the regime's rhetoric lies the reference to its role in the Palestinian struggle. (© François Burgat, 2010) Born in 1961 in the town of Rastan between Homs and Hama, General Ahmed Tlass graduated from the Police Academy...

Between Al Qaeda and the Syrian regime: A Path Out of the Current Crisis

This report is the result of two weeks of field research in the governorate of Aleppo and three weeks of interviews all along the Turkish-Syrian border. This research is a follow-up on previous fieldwork in December 2012-January 2013 in northern Syria. All together,...

Doha en Érythrée

Doha en Érythrée

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Sudanese President Omar Hassan Ahmed Al Bashir and Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki at the opening of Kassala-Al Lafa Highway, Kesala, Sudan, 26th October 2011 (©The Peninsula) Si l’extraordinaire élan qu’a connu la...