Skip to main content

Kolbars: The men transporting smuggled goods across Iran’s border

‘I desperately have to do it because I have no other option to work elsewhere.’

We take a close look at the Kolbars, the men who carry smuggled goods across the Iran-Iraq border just to make ends meet.
Middle East Eye delivers independent and unrivalled coverage and analysis of the Middle East, North Africa and beyond. To learn more about republishing this content and the associated fees, please fill out this form. More about MEE can be found here.