Iraqi Journal of Desert Studies (IJDS) is a Journal of Scientific Research on desert studies published by the University of Anbar, Center of Desert Studies since 2008 under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC-BY) license. The Journal publishes twice a year (June and December). IJDS aims to disseminate distinguished scientific research to various fields of desert studies. We invite original work and research in multiple fields of desert studies and related papers, reviews and short communications of related content written in Arabic and English. A double-blind peer-reviewing system is used to assure the quality of the publication. We are also using iThenticate to prevent plagiarism and ensure our submitted manuscripts' originality. The Journal is not financially supported by any governmental or non-governmental organization.