Abigail Hauslohner

Bureau chiefCairo

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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

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

  • Jul 18, 2014

He says governments can’t expect aid groups to “come clean up the mess” and urges a political solution.

  • Jul 16, 2014

The move marks a crucial step toward forming a new government amid a battle against insurgents.

  • Jul 15, 2014

The most recent speaker of Iraq’s parliament, a Sunni, discusses the crisis roiling his country.

  • Jul 12, 2014

Disenchanted with Nouri al-Maliki’s Shiite-led government, many Sunnis sympathize with the militants.

  • Jul 12, 2014

The Kurdish government says its forces seized two northern oil fields to preempt “sabotage” by Baghdad.

  • Jul 11, 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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