Abigail Hauslohner

Bureau chiefCairo


Iraq was one of the most religiously diverse places in the Middle East for millennia. Now that may be history.

  • Sep 30, 2014

In the Baghdad morgue, doctors get unusual insights into how Iraqis die. Sometimes it’s from depression.

  • Sep 14, 2014

The arrival of Shiite-dominated militias raised fears that Sunnis could be targeted.

  • Sep 1, 2014

Iraqi forces aided by U.S. airstrikes enter the town of Amerli, where residents had been trapped.

  • Aug 31, 2014

Residents, officials say strikes against militants have increased; offensive underway Saturday.

  • Aug 30, 2014

As the start of school approaches, thousands of refu­gee families are living in the nation’s classrooms.

  • Aug 30, 2014

Despite years of turmoil and large-scale displacement, Iraq still has a secular, intellectual class.

  • Aug 29, 2014

Shiite militias are suspected in a bloody assault that raises fears of an explosion of sectarian violence.

  • Aug 22, 2014

In Iraqi parlors, religious divides are transcended by a love for ink and grunge.

  • Jul 22, 2014

Iranian-trained Shiite militias are working closely with Iraqi forces and heightening threat of sectarian war.

  • Jul 18, 2014
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Abigail Hauslohner is the Post’s Cairo bureau chief. Before joining the Post, she was a Middle East correspondent for Time magazine. She has been based in Cairo since 2009, and she has covered the revolutions in Egypt and Libya; politics and civil strife in Tunisia, Yemen and Gaza; and the war in Afghanistan.
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