, Volume 68, Number 5

Abir Awad manages the Iraq programme and other regional initiatives for BBC Media Action
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Abir Awad manages the Iraq programme and other regional initiatives for BBC Media Action

The vibrant media scene in two war-torn countries faces challenges

A TV satellite dish sits next to a makeshift home in Dora, Iraq. Photo: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images

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