Poverty rate in Iraqi Kurdistan rises to 15%, official says

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SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The poverty rate has hit yet another high level in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region by increasing more than four times since 2013, from 3 percent to 15 percent, the head of statistics department in Sulaimani told Rudaw on Wednesday. Mahmud Othman said that poverty rate in Kurdistan Region is still relatively low […]

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Ancient Jewish shrine in Iraqi Kurdistan needs urgent repair, official says

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HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The ministry of religious affairs in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region warns that a biblical site in the country is on the verge of collapse, calling on the United Nations cultural body, UNESCO, for assistance. Parts of the prehistoric shrine of the Jewish prophet Nahum, which dates back to around 600 BC and […]

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