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Mosul: The Road to Recovery

Three years of occupation by ISIL and a protracted military intervention to retake the area have left the once-thriving Old City of Mosul in northern Iraq devastated by conflict and explosive contamination. The Old Ci...

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Iraqis seek shelter at border camp

United Nations - A once empty Syrian border transit point has rapidly become home to more than 11,000 Iraqis. Now named the Badjet Kandela camp, UNHCR is reconfiguring the site and offering aid to meet the needs of ...

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Year in Review 2014 (UN in Action)

United Nations - From the ongoing situation in Syria and Ukraine to the global effort to address the Ebola crisis and more, Year in Review 2014 will recap the events which captured the international headlines and thos...

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Iraq: The Grassroots Recovery

United Nations - After years of war and instability, Iraq's economy is still struggling to recover. Unemployment is rising, and millions of people live below the poverty line. Encouraging investment and developing sm...

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Noor: Women’s rights in Iraq

United Nations, New York, April 2012 - Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. A...

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Iraq: Living and Dying for Journalism

15 December 2010- Far too often, working as a journalist means putting your life in jeopardy. At least 125 reporters were murdered in the last two years, according to UNESCO, the UN agency charged with freedom of the ...

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Iraq: Living and dying for Journalism

United Nations, New York, May 2010 - Far too often, working as a journalist means putting your life in jeopardy. At least 125 reporters were murdered in the last two years, according to UNESCO, the UN agency charged w...

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Iraq’s Refugee Filmmakers

United Nations, February 2010 - Stranded in the desert, forgotten by most of the world, chased away by violence. That was the lot of several hundred Palestinian refugees who tried to flee the land they grew up in: Ira...