Portfolio

Since August 2014, I have been covering the Iraqi and Syrian conflict for U.S. publications. This is a list of articles I have published so far. Before getting into freelancing I was a political staff writer at Corriere della Sera, the Italian leading newspaper for which I collaborated with until July 2016. I now contribute to several Italian radio shows and other publications.

Al Jazeera 

ISIL retaliates against locals by torching oil wells

Quartz

The US Navy’s communications system is stuck in a Kafkaesque tale of Italian justice

Meet the creator of a secret network of women’s shelters in Iraq

These female Kurdish soldiers wear their femininity with pride

This is what the 30,000 protesters against the Milan Expo are complaining about

Reuters

Are the Syrian Democratic Forces any of the above? 

PODCAST- The Women warriors giving ISIS nightmare 

From brides to battlefield, women taking up new roles with Islamic State

One group battling Islamic State has a secret weapon – female fighters

Female fighters battle for freedom and equality in Syria 

Reuters Foundation

Yazidis unearth mass graves to document Islamic State slaughter

Iraq's deaf, dumb and disabled forgotten in the conflict

Syria's War liberates Kurdish women as it oppresses others 

 Syrian refugees adapt to life in Iraqi U.N. camp controlled by Islamic State

 Iraq's displaced find little comfort in Kurdistan, as Europe beckons

 Yazidi girl who escaped Islamic State now searches for missing relatives 

Foreigners fighting Islamic State in Syria: who and why?

Yazidi girl tells of escape from Islamic State kidnappers

Vice News

 On the Run from the Islamic State, Iraqi Christians Are Trying to Save Their Heritage

Vocativ

 The Women Rescuing Families From ISIS  

War Is Boring

A Culinary Guide to the Kurdish Front Line

There’s No Rush to Save the World’s Most Dangerous Dam

 Iraq’s Largest Kurdish Faction Excludes Women From the Front Line

 We Went Into the Mountains Where Turkey Bombs the PKK

  Video — Kurdish Troops Go on the Attack Near Zaghar - It's graphic but important that you watch

We Witnessed Kurdish troops Take the Offensive

'Lady Jihad" Lured Her Family into Terror

  Private Surveillance Drones Take Flight Over Iraq 

Our War – Documentary

The result of 14 months of work is Our War, a 68 minutes documentary which was presented at the 73 edition of the Venice Film Festival.

Benedetta Argentieri

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