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HRW: Inadequate Plans for Camp Closures

From Human Rights Watch (HRW). Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Inadequate Plans for Camp Closures Recent camp closures have stripped thousands of displaced people of essential services during the Covid-19 pandemic, with inadequate government plans for their return home, Human Rights […]

Iraq opens 2nd Camp for Syrian Kurd Refugees

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The United Nations opens a new section of a camp for the displaced in Iraqi Kurdistan to host refugees fleeing Turkish troops in northeast Syria. The offensive has killed dozens of civilians, mainly on […]

Iraqis Suffer Record Heat

By Simon Kent. Iraqis suffered a second summer of 50C temperatures with the barometer climbing to 53C (127F) over the weekend, and the government declaring a national holiday. Iraqis typically describe this weather as akin to being in an oven or having a hair dryer blown against skin on a hot setting. While many Iraqis […]