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Somali President Appoints New Prime Minister

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Oct 15, 2010 | No Comments

MOGADISHU--Somalia's president appointed a new prime minister after the resignation of Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke last month. "After a challenging deliberation and assessing the difficult situation of the country I am extremely happy to appoint Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as the prime...

Somalia's Prime Minister Resigns

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Sep 23, 2010 | No Comments

MOGADISHU---Somalia's prime minister has resigned amid allegations of corruption and incompetence linked to the nation's security as the Al-Shabaab extremist group stepped up their attacks against the weak Somali government. "After considering the insecurity and political turmoil in the country...

Suicide Blasts at Mogadishu Airport Kills Eight

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Sep 9, 2010 | No Comments

Two suicide car bombers targeted Mogadishu's airport killing at least 8 people including two African Union peacekeepers according to witnesses and African Union officials. The first bomb was placed in a car carrying people who posed as passengers and infiltrated...

Remembering: The Threat Became Reality

By Bewar Abdullah on Aug 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

Sazan Mandalawi and her family have only recently returned to their home city, after spending 10 years outside Kurdistan, to escape threats on their lives.

Iranian Musician Studies in Kurdistan

By Karokh Nuraddin on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

An Iranian musician hopes that studying in Kurdistan will help him grow his career and influence.

Divorced: Abuse in Iraqi Kurdistan

By Nataly Alan on Aug 11, 2010 | No Comments

After years of abuse, one woman tried to free herself from her unpredictable husband. But without support from society or the government, divorce only multiplied her problems.

Remembering: Life During the Kurdish 1991 Mass Exodus

By Karokh Nuraddin on Aug 8, 2010 | No Comments

At the age of five, Dilpak Adam fled her home and lived with her relatives in an abandoned schoolhouse.

Remembering: Strangers in Their Own Country

By Savina Dawood on Aug 5, 2010 | 1 Comment

In 2004, the Khayat family fled Baghdad to begin a new life in their old country.

Remembering: Arabization in Kirkuk

By Dilpak Adam on Aug 5, 2010 | No Comments

Karokh Nuraddin was forced out of his house as a child and returned years later to find his city transformed.

Remembering: Fear and Hope, Erbil in Early 2003

By Shivan Sito on Jul 30, 2010 | No Comments

In March 2003, as the Iraq war loomed, people in Erbil were concerned that the war might extend to the city. Nawzad Tayib was one of the thousands that fled the city a few days before the start of the war.

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