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Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

The importance of youth empowerment

On her first international trip, the UN Youth Envoy, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, saw first-hand in Iraq the devastating effects of conflict on youth but also witnessed hope in them, and enc...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

Iraq’s legendary fashion house revived

Models dressed in clothes reminiscent of Iraq’s multicultural past walked among the imposing statues at the Iraqi Museum in an impressive show in July that celebrated the liberation of Mosul...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

Why An Iraqi Town, In Middle Of The Desert, Has No Cafes

Up until recently not many outsiders really knew much about the southern Iraqi sub-district of Busaya. In the middle of the desert and close to the border of Saudi Arabia, the area tends to ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 17h ago

Powering West Mosul’s water plants

Mosul was one of the last major holdouts in Iraq of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who took control of the city in mid-2014. The military campaign to liberate the city star...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Iraq launches UN-supported action plan to save lives of mothers and newborns

Decades of conflict and under-investment have placed a huge strain on Iraq's healthcare system – with pregnant women and their babies paying for it with their lives, according to three Unite...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Iraq’s first woman publisher, bookseller defies prejudices

It was noon on March 5, 2007, and Mutanabbi Street in Bagh­dad was crowded with pedes­trians. Some huddled around bookstands, others watched poets recite to their friends when a powerful car...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week

London Arabia Art and Fashion Week served as a bridge between cultures by showcasing artwork and designs from the Unit­ed Kingdom and the Arab world, sending a message of cultural un­derstan...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

Arab American Museum to offer bilingual storytimes

Young book lovers can enjoy bilingual storytimes now being offered at the Arab American National Museum. The storytimes, featuring books read in Arabic and English, take place at 10:30 a.m. ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 3d ago

RNLI Kessock Open and Recruitment Day

Kessock RNLI station is rolling open its doors - everyone is welcome! Come and see behind the scenes at the Lifeboat station, meet the crew, find out if you could volunteer for the RNLI and ...
Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) · 1w ago

Iraq steps up efforts to restore lost heritage at ancient Nimrud

Iraqi authorities announced last month that UNESCO has started the first stage of the restoration of the ancient city of Nimrud, which is located on the banks of the Tigris River, about 20 m...