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They’re angry at plans to base legislation governing marriage and inheritance on Islam.
12 Jun 08
Some have even become victims of so-called honour killings after being unwittingly filmed in compromising situations.
13 May 08
Local officials say water supply systems are in urgent need of an overhaul.
19 Sep 07
Often with no one to turn to, battered wives see suicide as the only way to end their agony.
10 Oct 06
Plethora of opportunities and safety makes Sulaimaniyah's job market appealing for Arab workers.
26 Apr 06
Mass arrests and crackdown on journalists in wake of protest over memorial to victims of Saddam-era crime.
18 Apr 06
Residents plan to block officials from paying tribute to the town, in protest at unfulfilled pledges of aid.
17 Mar 06
Ten people suspected of being infected as official efforts to eradicate the virus run into trouble.
15 Feb 06
Emergency measures introduced after deadly virus strikes in the north of the country.
1 Feb 06
Women who’ve lost their virginity pay for dangerous medical procedure so their families won’t be shamed.
18 Nov 05