March 27, 2013
When the first US tanks entered Baghdad, architect Ghaith Abdul-Ahad grabbed his camera and took to the streets to document the fighting. Ten years later, he’s one of the world’s most prestigious war photographers.
Article published on DW News website
February 22, 2013
When the US troops entered his native town of Bagdad in 2003, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad ditched his architectural sketches, grabbed a camera a friend had given him and stepped outside to document what was going on. A decade later, he’s become one of the most renowned war photojournalists of his generation.
Broadcast on Deutsche Welle (February 2013)