Iraqi refugees
Refugees of Iraq are Iraqi nationals who have fled Iraq due to war or persecution. Throughout the past 30 years, there have been a growing number of refugees fleeing Iraq and settling throughout the w...
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Austria Arrests Nine Iraqis Over Gang Rape Of German Woman
Nine Iraqi asylum seekers and refugees have been arrested over the alleged gang rape of a 28-year-old German woman in Vienna on New Year’s Day, Austrian police said on Monday, a case likely to fuel pu...
Sectarian violence in Iraq
Sectarian violence in Iraq is a recurring issue throughout the history of the region, since the modern borders of Iraq were mostly demarcated in 1920 by the League of Nations. The country, as establis...
Iraqis in Jordan
Iraqis in Jordan are estimated to number between 200.000 and comprise approximately 4-5 per cent of the total population. Estimating the size of an immigrant population is difficult, as some Iraqis m...
Iraqis in Syria
Iraqis in Syria are Syrian citizens of Iraqi origin or, more commonly today, Iraqis who are seeking refuge or better opportunities inside Syria. Though there is no consensus on the community's size, m...
Jewish exodus from Arab lands
The Jewish exodus from Arab and Muslim countries or Jewish exodus from Arab countries (Hebrew: יציאת יהודים ממדינות ערב‎, Yetziat yehudim mi-medinot Arav; Arabic: هجرة اليهود من الدول العربي...
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Palestinians in Iraq
Palestinians in Iraq are people of Palestinian ancestry, most of whom have been residing in Iraq after they were expelled from their homeland in 1948. Before 2003, there were approximately 34,000 Pale...
Palestinians in Iraq - Wikipedia
LGBT rights in Iraq
Same-sex sexual relationships have been decriminalized but are still considered taboo by the majority of the population in Iraq. Many LGBT people in the country suffer from discrimination, abuse, hono...
Wafiq Al-Samarrai
Wafiq Al-Samarrai also as Wafeeq Alsammarai (born 1 July 1947) is an Iraqi general formerly chief of Iraqi general military intelligence born in the region of Samarra.
Al-Samarrai served in Iraqi ...
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Abdulameer Yousef Habeeb
Abdulameer Yousef Habeeb is an Iraqi artist and calligrapher living as of 2008 as a refugee in the United States. His detention in Havre, Montana, on April 1, 2003, apparently due to ethnic profiling,...
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Curveball (informant)
Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi (Arabic: رافد أحمد علوان‎, Rāfid Aḥmad Alwān; born 1968), known by the Defense Intelligence Agency cryptonym "Curveball", is an Iraqi citizen who defected from Ir...
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Operation Yakhin
Operation Yachin was an operation to secretly emigrate Moroccan Jews to Israel, conducted by Israel's Mossad between November 1961 and spring 1964. About 97,000 left for Israel by plane and ship from ...
Operation Ezra and Nehemiah
From 1950 to 1952, Operation Ezra and Nehemiah airlifted between 120,000 and 130,000 Iraqi Jews to Israel via Iran and Cyprus. The massive emigration of Iraqi Jews was among the most climactic events ...
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Ran Cohen
Ran Cohen (Hebrew: רן כהן‎, born 20 June 1937) is an Israeli politician and former Knesset member for Meretz. He is a resident of Mevaseret Zion and married with four children.
Born in B...
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Sarmed al-Samarrai
Sarmed al-Samarrai (born 1976) is an Iraqi actor based in the United Kingdom.
Samarrai has appeared in episodes of television series such as Spooks and Crossroads. In 2006 he starred in the Unive...
Operation Diamond
Operation Diamond (Hebrew: מִבְצָע יַהֲלוֹם, Mivtza Yahalom) was an operation undertaken by the Mossad. Its goal was the acquisition of a Soviet-built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, the most advanced Soviet...
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Saddam Kamel
Saddam Kamel Hassan al-Majid (? - 1996) was the second cousin and son-in-law of deposed Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
He was married to Rana Hussein and was the brother of Hussein Kamel al-Maji...
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Sectarian violence among Muslims
Sectarian violence among Muslims has been noted from the time of the first century of Islam to the present day.
Following the 2003 Invasion of Iraq and subsequent fall of Saddam Hussein's regime, ...
Wafaa Bilal
Wafaa Bilal (Arabic: وفاء بلال‎ [wæfæ bɪlˤɑːlˤ]; born June 10, 1966) is an Iraqi American artist, a former professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and currently an assistant ...
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Immigrant camps (Israel)
The Immigrant camps in Israel (Hebrew: מחנות עולים plural Mahanot Olim) were temporary refugee absorption camps, meant to provide accommodation for the large influx of Jewish refugees and new Olim (Je...
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Kurdish Jews
Jews of Kurdistan (Hebrew: יהודי כורדיסטן‎, Yehudei Kurdistan, lit. Jews of Kurdistan; Aramaic: אנשא דידן‎, Nashi Didan, lit. our people; Kurdish: Kurdên cihû) are the ancient Eastern ...
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Persian Jews
Persian Jews or Iranian Jews (Persian: یهودیان ایرانی‎) (Hebrew: יהודים פרסים‎) are Jews historically associated with Iran, traditionally known as Persia in Western sources.Judaism is amon...
Antisemitism in the Arab world
Antisemitism in the Arab world refers to discrimination against Jews in Arab countries. While Arabs are also a Semitic people, the meaning of the English term "antisemitism" refers to discrimination a...
Muhammad Faisal
Muhammad Faisal is an Iraqi refugee who was detained on the island of Nauru between 2001 and 2006 under the Australian Government's "pacific solution". Faisal became the second last Iraqi refugee to l...
1947 Manama pogrom
In the wake of the 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine, a riot against the Jewish community of Manama, in the British Protectorate of Bahrain, on December 5, 1947. A mob of Iranian and Trucial St...
Hussein Kamel al-Majid
Hussein Kamel Hassan al-Majid (Arabic: حسين كامل حسن المجيد‎) (1954 – 23 February 1996) was the son-in-law and second cousin of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. He defected to Jordan and a...
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Mohammed Sagar
Mohammed Sagar (born 1976, Najaf) is an Iraqi Shi'a Muslim refugee who was detained on Manus Island and Nauru between 2001 and 2006. Sagar became the last of approximately 1,300 refugees from the Midd...
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Islam and antisemitism
Islam and antisemitism relates to Islamic theological teaching against Jews and Judaism and the treatment of Jews in Muslim countries.With the origin of Islam in the 7th century and its rapid spread i...
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