Iraq

One in four Iraqi children in poverty after war on Islamic State

BAGHDAD: One in four Iraqi children are in poverty and four million are in need of assistance as a result of the country’s war with Islamic State militants, the United Nation’s children agency said on Sunday. The UN has verified 150 attacks on education facilities and 50 attacks on health centres and …

by · Sunday, 11 February 2018 · Iraq, Nepal

A lifetime away from reality: Bittersweet Christmas

The holiday season is a mixed bag of thoughts, emotions, and reflections especially when working abroad. 2017 has been a difficult year in Iraq. Hundreds of thousands of people fleeing violent conflict defined much of the first half of the year. Politi…

by · Thursday, 4 January 2018 · Iraq