Photo: Younes Mohammed/Metrography
Here is my latest report on the aid response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Iraq for IRIN news. For this report I worked with Metrography photographers Younes Mohammad and Besaran Tofiq. Read the story in Arabic here.
My report for USA Today from Arbat, Iraq. On Monday, the UN reported that 30,000 Kurdish Syrians from the north of the country had fled across the border to Iraq in the last 5 days after fighting intensified between Islamic terrorist groups and Kurdish militias.
This week I contributed reporting to a story for Canada’s Globe & Mail, analysing the reasons behind the sudden exodus of Syrian Kurds to Iraq over the last five days.
Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees have streamed over the Iraqi border since Thursday, fleeing internecine fighting between local Kurdish authorities, the Free Syrian Army and al-Qaeda affiliates as they all vie for control of the strategic corridor in northeastern Syria. (read more)
Two months ago I moved from the UK to the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah.
The city at dusk