UNHCR’s protection chief visits Iraq, calls for more support to protect displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees

Erbil, 16 April 2015 - The UN Refugee Agency’s top protection official visited Iraq this week, conce...

Iraqi Accreditation Body participates in the Arab Accreditation Cooperation mid-year meetings

Abu Dhabi - 13 March 2015 - The Iraqi Accreditation Body (IQAS) has participated in the Arab Accredi...

Women are Key in Rebuilding Shingal

The United Nations in Iraq attended the First Conference for Peace and Co-existence which took place...

IOM Identifies Nearly 2.5 Million Displaced in Iraq

Iraq - From January 2014 through 12 February 2015, IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) identifi...




  • Saudi Generosity Enables WFP To Scale Up Its Iraq Operations
    Saudi Generosity Enables WFP To Scale Up Its Iraq Operations

    As the violence hit Iraq in mid June 2014, millions of people became internally displaced. The UN World Food programme was able to respond by scaling up scaled up its lifesaving operation and provide food assistance to more than 1 million people thanks to a generous contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Iraq: Yazidis' Escape From Mt. Sinjar
    Iraq: Yazidis' Escape From Mt. Sinjar

    The Yazidi are an ancient religious group living mostly in northern Iraq. In June 2014, militants swept into their towns and villages -- kidnapping, raping and killing. Many Yazidis fled to Mt.

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