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Iraqi Kurds Cite Work, Graft as Reasons that Belarus Beckons

Beijing News 27 Nov 2021
DOHUK, IRAQ - The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist - and a new life in Europe ... Among them were Zaid and Delin Ramadan, now back living with Zaid's parents in Dohuk.
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Iraqi Kurds cite work, graft as reasons behind Minsk gamble

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Nov 2021
DOHUK, Iraq -- The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist -- and a new life in Europe ... Among them were Zaid and Delin Ramadan, now back living with Zaid's parents in Dohuk.
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Farrukh Dhondy | Turning ‘human’ migrants into a political weapon: UK crisis mounts

Deccan Chronicle 27 Nov 2021
Why they attempt this crossing, risking their lives and paying excruciating sums to people-traffickers is, gentle reader, not difficult to fathom. We live in a broken world ... There are others, young men by their thousands, who despair of their lives in countries such as Iraq or the Congo and want to get to Europe and build a better life there.
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First confirmed victim of Channel tragedy ‘was desperate to reach fiancé in UK’

Metro UK 27 Nov 2021
‘I had continuous contact with my wife and I was tracking her live GPS ... Her uncle told the BBC that the family were waiting for her body to be flown back to Iraq ... Wednesday’s tragedy claimed the lives of 17 men, seven women – including a pregnant woman – and three children ... There were two survivors – from Somalia and Iraq.
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PUBLIC FORUM: We need more local leaders like Welder

Greenville Daily News 27 Nov 2021
We now live in a ... It matters not that Jed Welder has a distinguished record in both the Marine Corps and the Army, and that he was willing to lay down his life for his country in Iraq and Afghanistan It matters not that Jed’s respected family has lived in this area for many years.
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Channel migrants: Forced into a crammed, flimsy boat, they didn’t stand a chance

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Nov 2021
Baran’s uncle, Kurmanj Ezzat, told The Times from the family home in Souran, northern Iraq, that her death was confirmed by a friend of her husband.
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Canadian school cancels ISIS survivor Nadia Murad over Islamophobia fears

New York Post 27 Nov 2021
A woman who survived being kidnapped by ISIS and plunged into sexual slavery as a teen has been cancelled — by the largest school board in Canada, according to a report ... Murad details how she was raped and tortured before finding her way to a refugee camp in Durhok, in northern Iraq, and then to Germany, where she lives today ... ....
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Hundreds pay their respects, lay wreaths at veteran graves

Killeen Daily Herald 27 Nov 2021
The monument, which depicts a pair of boots, with an upright rifle and a combat helmet on the butt of the rifle, is the center of a group of other monuments that bear the names and photos of Fort Hood soldiers who have lost their lives in the line of duty during combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Nebuchadnezzar’s story a strange one

Odessa American 27 Nov 2021
Nebuchadnezzar lived from 642 to 562 B.C. and ruled Babylon in present day Iraq for the last 43 years of his life. Historically remembered mainly for destroying Jerusalem in 586 B.C ... Those stories are in the Book of Daniel and Nebuchadnezzar is also mentioned in Second Kings, First Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther and Jeremiah ... The Rev.
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Hero cabbie acted quickly when he ‘spotted red light on Liverpool bomber’s vest’

Metro UK 27 Nov 2021
David Perry, right, locked Emad Al Swealmeen, left, in his taxi when he saw the red light on his vest (Pictures. Rex / Reuters) ... David Perry has been credited with saving many lives by locking the Iraq-born terrorist Emad Al Swealmeen, 32, in his car on the morning of Remembrance Sunday, seconds before he detonated the homemade explosive ... Reuters).
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Disabled combat veteran opens pecan business in Georgia

Stars and Stripes 27 Nov 2021
BYRON, Ga. — When Tim Williams purchased his home in Kewanee Farms in Byron in the late summer of 2020, starting a pecan processing facility and opening a storefront wasn’t something he’d ever imagined doing ... The Iraq combat disabled veteran decided to move from the Midwest to Middle Georgia to live near his mom after retiring from the U.S. Air Force.
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Army veteran runs 25 marathons in 25 days for charity

BBC News 26 Nov 2021
The 41-year-old former soldier carried out the challenge in memory of the 635 soldiers who died in Afghanistan and Iraq ... "I wanted to pay my respects to the 635 people who gave their lives during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts ... the Battle of Danny Boy in Iraq in 2004.
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Doctor in Poland warns Iraqi Kurds: Illegal path to EU can be deadly

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 26 Nov 2021
Arsalan Azzaddin was seeing migrants from Iraq and Syria being brought into a hospital in eastern Poland every day with hypothermia, pneumonia, broken bones and severe dehydration ... Azzaddin, originally from Irbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, has lived in Poland for 40 years.
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The boat graveyard where dinghies are kept after Channel crossings

Belfast Telegraph 26 Nov 2021
People living in “camps” in Calais previously told the PA news agency that they would rather take the risk on the Channel’s treacherous waters than stay where they are ... Some of those living in Calais’ camps described what life would be like compared with what they had left behind in Iraq, Iran and Belarus. Ali, 23, from Iraq, told PA.
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Canadian school CANCELS event with ISIS survivor Nadia Murad because her harrowing description of torture ...

The Daily Mail 26 Nov 2021
She uses the book to talk about how she was raped and tortured before finding her way to a refugee camp in Durhok, in northern Iraq, and then to Germany where she now lives ... finding her way to a refugee camp in Durhok, in northern Iraq, and then to Germany where she now lives.
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