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Racing to save last of ME’s Forests from Burning

By Peter Schwartzstein, for National Geographic. Iranian border guards have started scores of blazes along their shared frontier to clear their lines of sight along key cross-border smuggling routes. Turkish airstrikes on militant camps have reduced tracts of forest to cinder. Across the bone-dry mountains and flatlands, a potent combination of illegal logging and naturally […]

Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Farms?

By Mohammed al-Zaidi. This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Mysterious Fires of Wasit: Arson Being Used to De-Stabilize Iraqi Farms? A recent rash of farmland fires in Wasit province has seen accusations go flying. Is […]