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Nowruz becomes opportunity for dialogue in Iraq
Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 | Saad Salloum, Contributor
During Nowruz this year, the Baha’i community in Iraq has launched a social dialogue initiative to establish a foundation of dialogue and coexistence in all components of society.
Iraqi minorities move forward with autonomy plan
Thursday, Mar. 16, 2017 | Saad Salloum, Contributor
Representatives of the Turkmen, Yazidi and Assyrian minority communities of Iraq have declared a coalition and put forward the most complete vision yet for self-rule in the country’s north.
Iraq's Caucasus tribes demand formal recognition
Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 | Saad Salloum, Contributor
Iraq's Caucasus tribes — the Circassians, Chechens and Dagestanis — are joining together in the hopes of being recognized as an official minority group in the Iraqi Constitution.
What's really behind Iraq's new alcohol ban?
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 | Saad Salloum, Contributor
The Iraqi parliament's ban on the production, import and sale of alcoholic beverages of all kinds has raised a broad protest among religious minorities, individuals and civil societies.