UN Readies for Refugee Exodus From Iraq’s Mosul

GENEVA, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis in and around Mosul could be uprooted by the military assault to retake city from Daesh, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday. “In Mosul we believe the displacement situation may be about to dramatically worsen,” UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards told a briefing, saying

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Exodus of Professional Workers Reshaping Qatar

By Tom Finn DOHA, July 18 – Five years ago Samer Habib left the United Arab Emirates and moved to Qatar where he opened a restaurant that turned a profit serving Lebanese salads and sandwiches to expats. In June, the business folded. The European lawyers and Indian clerks who for years frequented Habib’s restaurant have

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