From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.
Syrian Kurds continue to come across the border into northern Iraq.
Some 31 thousand have made the journey since the border was opened on Thursday of last week.
They are being housed in camps across Iraqi-Kurdistan but conditions are far from perfect.
Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports from Erbil: