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San Francisco -- A former University of California-Berkeley student has filed suit against Southwest Airlines in federal district court, alleging he ... Makhzoomi, an Iraqi refugee and U.S. citizen, was pursuing a public-policy degree and had just attended an invite-only event where he had met and had ...

For Taghreed Adnan, studying Arabic at the school for International Letters and cultures at Arizona State University wasn't just a way to brush up on her language skills. It allowed her to connect with a culture and language she had to leave behind in Baghdad when her family escaped the Iraq war.
STEUBENVILLE -- The archbishop of Erbil, Iraq, says he gets angry sometimes at the persecution of Christians and religious minorities in his nation, but ... Archbishop Bashar Matti Warda, the Chaldean archbishop of Erbil, visited the Franciscan University of Steubenville Monday and delivered a speech ...
Iraqi financial oversight committee visits two more KRG ministries ... ERBIL, Kurdistan Region - A committee from Iraq's financial oversight body visited KRG Ministry of Higher education and Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal ... The Iraqi committee will visit Sulaimani, Duhok, Garmiyan, and other KRG areas.

KRG Planning Minister Ali Sindi explained that though Iraq has estimated $80 to $100 billion in damages due to the three-year-long ISIS war, "this does ... On Monday, Qusay Adulfattah, the Iraqi director-general in the Ministry of Planning, said about $23 million will be needed for short-term projects, while ...
Trump Says U.S. Spent $7 Trillion in Middle East 'Mistake,' Now Iraq May Cost $88 Billion More to Rebuild ... ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his debut public speech at the mosque when the jihadis took over the city in 2014, but Iraqi government forces supported by Kurds, Iran-backed militias and ...
Photograph: The Guardian. An Iraqi refugee who escaped genocide by ISIS and was sponsored to come to America by George and Amal Clooney is striving for a "normal student life" despite old traumas and new-found fame. Hazim Avdal, 23, is now a computer studies major at the University of Chicago.
Thereafter, he attended West Virginia University College of Law, where he obtained a doctorate in jurisprudence. Zach also pursued and obtained his CPA ... He was detailed to the U.S. Department of Defense during Operation Iraqi Freedom and served in Iraq and Qatar. He served a second deployment in ...
A Yazidi boy who was held captive for three years by Iraqi militants got his wish to meet with Justin Trudeau, simply by showing up to the prime ... the Max Bell Centre at the University of Manitoba early, and was waiting for Emad to arrive with his uncle and another representative with the Yazidi association.
Iraqi forces and members of the Popular Mobilisation units advance towards the city of Al-Qaim, in western Anbar Province, on the Syrian border as ... Fanar Haddad, senior research fellow at the National University of Singapore told The National that announcing triumph over ISIL "was never going to be a ...
Men browse at a bookstall in Iraq's battle-scarred city of Mosul on Jan 12, 2018, six months after Iraqi forces retook the northern city from Islamic State group ... After the jihadists were evicted six months ago, a handful of activists set up the Book Pavement market outside the city's battle-scarred university.
An ECU graduate whose six-month assignment turned into a 14-year effort to rebuild Iraq's diplomatic ties across the world was honored by a recently revitalized business group he champions. The North Carolina World Trade Association, along with the East Carolina University College of Business, ...
Fort Drum commander outlines upcoming Iraq deployment, calls it a 'critical time' for the country's future ... Gen. Walter E. Piatt spoke to the Fort Drum Regional Liaison Organization on Thursday at Jefferson Community College. ... "The decisive arm of this fight were the Iraqis themselves," he said. However ...
She had served in numerous roles within the university since earning her doctorate in higher education from MSU in 1974 and joining the Office of institution Research and the faculty. In 1993 ... But McPherson went to work in Iraq rebuilding the country's economy, she served as interim president. And ...

Co-directors David Salzberg and Christian Tureaud, who previously teamed to helm citizen soldier and Hornet's Nest, and producer Joshua Lang, who after leaving the army in 2006 went to film school at Orange Coast College with a goal of making "a film to honor my unit's difficult mission at the beginning ...
Parliament also amended the election Law to require Parliament candidates to hold a university degree or the equivalent and reached an agreement with ... Iraqi development and reconstruction are gathered less than a month before the Kuwait International Conference for the reconstruction of Iraq, to be ...
Tammy Duckworth's life has been marked with momentous firsts, the most dramatic of which arrived about 120 combat hours into a tour as a battle captain with the Illinois National Guard in war-rocked Iraq. It was November 2004. Duckworth was in the pilot seat of a Black Hawk helicopter. Along with the ...
The 30-year-old is currently studying for his PhD at Sheffield University but is worried he may be deported back before he is able to finish it. He moved to the UK in 2011 on a student visa to study his masters degree, just as the Iraq war was coming to an end. But there was a new threat emerging in the form ...
The University of New Mexico Art Museum and the UNM College of Fine arts will celebrate the opening of the exhibition: Meridel Rubenstein, "Eden Turned on Its Side" on ... Rubenstein's exhibit is a major photographic artwork comprised of three parts: photosynthesis, volcano cycle, and Eden in Iraq.
They cast invaluable insight on Iraq's ancient Jewish community, which dwindled from an estimated 130,000 people to fewer than five today. ... "The general sentiment is that the Americans took documents that belong to the Iraqis," said Orit Bashkin, a University of Chicago historian and author of Impossible ...
Baghdad, Jan 21 (KUNA) -- Leader of the National Wisdom Movement Ammar Al-Hakim said the international donor conference to rebuild Iraq, to be hosted by ... party pays attention to fully represent women and youth, especially college graduates as these two categories form the majority of Iraqi society.
Islamist parties in Iraq are shedding their religious platforms to focus on reform in the campaign for upcoming elections and are also allying with secular ... in addition to the large numbers of Iraqis who took part in popular demonstrations against the government have put Iraqi Islamists in a difficult spot.
She is one of hundreds of foreign militants held by Iraqi authorities, who in December announced the defeat of Daesh after a gruelling three-year battle. ... Kim Cragin of the National Defense University wrote on the lawfare security blog in late November that 5,395 foreigners were in jail in Syria and Iraq.
Under UK law the Al-Aloosi parents were not allowed to work - so instead enrolled in scores of college courses in a bid to keep busy. Clever youngster Jean was awarded a place at Cambridge University to study maths, but was unable to take it up when the family's asylum bid was rejected. The same ...
"Hassan said she started the fires because she's been reading about the U.S. military destroying schools in Iraq and Afghanistan and she felt that she should do exactly the same thing.' "She said that her fire-starting was not as successful as she had wanted. She said the most successful fire she set was at ...
A Liverpool-based Iraqi family who fled their home country when their car was blown up in an assassination attempt are set to be deported back to face what ... Under UK law the Al-Aloosi parents have not been allowed to work - so have instead enrolled in scores of college courses in a bid to keep busy.
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) - Iran's Islamic Azad University (IAU) is planning on opening branches in Iraq and Syria as the Islamic Republic ... of understanding signed with Ammar Hakim, the previous chief of the Islamic Supreme Council, approved the setup of IAU branches in the Iraqi cities of Karbala, Najaf, ...
Some of the attendees at the International University of Erbil (IUE) seminar appreciated hearing directly from governmental officials, while others questioned what impact the West can have in today's Middle East. One man, whose salary has been cut after Baghdad's international flight ban, wanted to know what the EU is ...
New University of Montana President Seth Bodnar and outgoing interim President Sheila Stearns talk in Main Hall recently. ... Center survey last summer showed that 58 percent of Republican and Republican-leaning independents believed colleges and universities have a negative effect on the country.
Sisters Raffal, left, and Farah Khaled are first-year students at Mosul University in Iraq. They're standing outside the university ... But in many ways their lives just stopped when ISIS took control and declared the northern Iraqi city the capital of its "caliphate" in 2014. "It was like we were in a cage," Farah says ...
WASHINGTON ― A Filipina American career civil servant, Air Force veteran in Iraq under George W. Bush and an intelligence officer under Barack Obama quit working ... It makes her angry to see Republicans attempt to do away with such opportunities for people who could not afford a college education.
What is happening will have repercussions on Iran's allies and its rivals, especially in countries like Iraq, where Iran is engaged in a power struggle with rivals. While these protests have put pro-Iranian Shiite parties in a critical position, they have created a glimmer of hope for those who are dissatisfied with ...
U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith in Detroit, Michigan, ruled Tuesday that hundreds of Iraqi Chaldeans who have been held in detention centers around the ... Goldsmith agreed with that statement, but said it is anything but clear that Iraq will repatriate all of the 1,400 Iraqis with deportation orders, citing a ...
DeMario Mayfield feared his basketball career was over when he was arrested on suspicion of planning a robbery, but the former US college star is ... "We asked the Iraqi government to give DeMario a passport so that he could join Iraq's team," said national basketball federation secretary Khaled Najm.
The scale of devastation at the place he hoped to mold Iraq's next generation of leaders drew a flutter of despair from the principal, Muthana Saleh. But then he harnessed the traits that residents of Mosul are famous for: ingenuity and industriousness. This month, thanks in part of volunteers and an Iraqi ...
By June that year, the terrorist group had seized control of Iraq's Sunni-dominated north and west, putting more than four million Iraqis under its control. At first, some of those Iraqis were willing supporters of the insurgent force, in large part because of the years of sectarian violence and abuse they had ...
"Your brother created ISIS," college student Ivy Ziedrich told a startled Jeb Bush after a town hall meeting in Reno, Nevada, in May 2015. ... Third, the U.S. military detained tens of thousands of Iraqis, many of them noncombatants, at Camp Bucca in southern Iraq, where imprisoned jihadis were able to not ...
Officials at the University of Mosul, much of which was reduced to rubble during Daesh's three-year occupation of the city, are now voicing optimism for the university's future. Iraq's second largest university still bears the scars of the violent clashes that occurred last year between the Iraqi Army and the ...
DENVER (AP) -- A man who shot and killed a Colorado deputy and wounded four others along with two civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war ... Riehl had received warnings from authorities about his online videos involving University of Wyoming professors and Colorado law enforcement officers.
But he says there is still room for hope, considering that "the darkest hour is just before daybreak and I do feel there are intellectual Iraqis who feel they have lost part of the country's soul when the Jews left." He continues, "My dream is that Iraqi Jews and Israel will be that link to Iraq, to help provide friendly ...
Judge Rules U.S. Must Allow ACLU Access To American Held In Iraq. "John Doe" has been held without charges and ... "It took exactly 100 days to get this far," University of Texas school of Law professor Steve Vladeck tweeted Sunday morning. "That's a terrifying precedent for how long government can ...
Even now, hardly a week passes in Iraq without signs of violence leaving both children and adults with permanent physical and mental scars. Experts such as Dr. Haithi Al Sady from the Psychological Research Center at Baghdad University have warned of the high number of children suffering from Post ...
Ball State University faculty and students are creating a virtual platform to connect with students in Iraq on STEM-related projects. The effort, supported by a more than $500,000 grant from the Stevens Initiative, is funded by the U.S. Department of State and is housed at the Colorado-based Aspen Institute.
An undercover blogger lived a double life for 2 years in ISIS-occupied Iraq to document the group's atrocities -- here's his story ... By then a newly minted teacher, the historian attended a staff meeting at Mosul University, where the conquerors explained the Islamic State education system, how all classes ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- Hundreds of university students have taken to the streets of Erbil, protesting the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi's initial ... However on Sunday, the victory post on Abadi's official facebook page was edited to add the "peshmerga forces" to the list of other Iraqi Security ...
Scholarship for Muslim women honors Iraqi scientist ... Tasneem Essader studies at a residence hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on December 2. ... Alousi, who died in 2010, was an Iraq-born Muslim who had to fight to earn recognition in a male-dominated field.
The scale of devastation at the place he hoped to mold Iraq's next generation of leaders drew a flutter of despair from the principal, Muthana Saleh. But then he harnessed the traits that residents of Mosul are famous for: ingenuity and industriousness. This month, thanks in part of volunteers and an Iraqi ...


 

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