Mohammed Abdullah

Mohammed Abdullah is a photojournalist and blogger living in Kirkuk. He’s the founder of the photography department at the Institute of Fine Arts in Kirkuk and a Board member of the Iraqi Network for Social Media (INSM).

Stories By Mohammed Abdullah

Portrait of an Artist in an Endless War

After her father is murdered and ISIS rampages her hometown, a 22-year-old art student tries desperately to pick up the pieces.

Meet a Kurdish Commander Who Stares Down ISIS Every Day

For hundreds of years, Hussein Yazdanpana’s family has fought for freedom from an endless array of enemy forces. But today’s battle is truly one for the ages.

An English Teacher’s Escape from ISIS

After the Islamic State overruns his hometown, a militiaman turned educator makes a harrowing decision to bring his family to freedom.