Selection Begins For Coding Boot Camp In Iraq

A United Nations-backed initiative being led by New York University will deliver a new generation of computer programmers, bringing jobs to Iraq. The first fifty participants in the ‘coding boot camp’ are being selected entirely from the refugee and IDP community in Erbil Province, and will be carrying out paid work for clients around the …

Waxing Lyrical With Kurdish Men’s Grooming Entrepreneur

The first thing people notice about Omer Nihad is his beard. Even before he grew it out, it feels as if it was inextricably linked to his sense of self as he tells his story to Yalla over coffee in his native Erbil. Nihad is a member of a growing Erbil scene that can be found on …