Iraqi refugees

Hadi Jasim was an Iraqi translator for the US military. Now he's a "global guide" at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia.

This Philadelphia museum hired Iraqi and Syrian refugees as tour guides for its Middle East gallery

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Refugees from Syria and Iraq help visitors at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology make connections between history and the present day.

Lawrence Davidson and Yaroub Al-Obaidi crossed paths in Iraq.

Ten years later, two men reflect on their very different experiences of wartime Iraq

Syrian refugees arrive on a dinghy on the Greek island of Lesbos

Refugees suffer PTSD and attempt suicide in Greece

For two years, Ismail al-Kanon and his mother, Jandar Nasi, were captives of ISIS. More than most living under the terror group’s rule, they had reason to expect that they would never escape — because they were Iraqi Christians.

How an Iraqi Christian teenager survived two years in the heart of the ISIS ‘caliphate’

Zikra Younis, right, and her daughter Huda at the Khazer camp for displaced people. The camp is east of the Iraqi city of Mosul, where they escaped from last November.

This Iraqi woman escaped ISIS and a bad marriage, all for the love of her children

Ibrahim Esmael Ibrahim at the train station in Idomeni, Greece. As a teenager, he worked as a translator with the US military in Iraq.

An Iraqi translator for the US military is now stuck in Greece


The European Union is preparing to send thousands of asylum seekers back to Turkey. One of them is a man who worked with the US military in Iraq.