Ghaith studied architecture at Baghdad University and had never traveled outside Iraq until after the recent war. A deserter from Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army, he lived underground in Baghdad for six years, changing his residence every few months to avoid detection and arrest. Ghaith began working as a journalist after the U.S.-led invasion and his photographs have been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, The Times (London), and other media outlets. He was one of the last journalists to work in insurgent-held Fallujah before the American all-out assault on that city in April 2004. He continues to cover the front lines of both the Sunni and Shia insurgency movements.
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