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Large influx of Syrians seen into Iraq’s Kurdistan region

Thousands of people flowed from Syria across the Peshkhabour border crossing into Iraq's Dohuk Governorate. Photo: UNHCR/G. GubaevaThousands of Syrians crossed into northern Iraq yesterday (August 15th) in a sudden, massive movement. UNHCR field officers present described waves of people “streaming” over the recently constructed bridge at Peshkhabour.┬áThe factors behind this sudden movement are not fully clear to us, and Continue reading