We wanted to cover the daily lives of soldiers in Iraq’s most dangerous area, so we chose Mosul, referred to then as “al-Qaeda’s last urban stronghold.” On one...
The Unknown Soldier is a collection of images by photographer David Jay, who, in 2012, set out to illustrate the consequences of decisions to go to war through...
Among the top accusations against Turkey during Syria’s ongoing civil war has been that its government has not done enough to stem the flow of foreigners who...
U.S. troops entered Iraq's capital this week. Their mission: show Saddam that U.S. tanks can penetrate his defenses at will
A photo portfolio of al-Zarwai's killing and the legacy of his deadly insurgency
Some 200,000 people have died in Syria’s ongoing civil war—and there’s no end in sight. But it’s the impact on those who make it out alive and injured—often...
TIME photographer Yuri Kozyrev comes under fire on patrol with the 82nd Airborne
Photojournalist Robert Nickelsberg has covered the war from before it began
On Assignment: Robert Nickelsberg
TIME Photographer Franco Pagetti has covered the war since it began
Two truck bombs struck the Iraqi Foreign and Finance Ministries while three roadside bombs exploded in other parts of the city.
As smugglers go, so go jihads
On Assignment: Christopher Morris
Three major government facilities are destroyed in a pair of blasts in the Iraqi capital
Photographer Yuri Kozyrev gets a rare glimpse into a crowded Iraqi detention center.Reported by Abigail Hauslohner
On Assignment: Benjamin Lowy
Iraqis go to the polls to determine the future of their country
On Assignment: Yuri Kozyrev
Shi’ite Muslims celebrated Ashura on Thursday, marking a day of pain, pilgrimage, and pageantry that is one of the holiest in their religion. The word Ashura...
TIME photographer Callie Shell follows the President on his first visit to the war-torn nation as Commander in Chief