Monday, July 21, 2008

news & articles

Another sign of hope for Iraq, a new airport at Najaf: Work resumes at Iraq refinery in once-violent area (AP)

Kurdistan Region enters trade show season (KRG)

There are more and more pieces on tourism in Iraqi Kurdistan, including news that a Californian travel company, Distant Horizons, has run a tour to Kurdistan with more planned:

July: Northern Iraq's Kurdistan Region seeks tourists (Voice of America)

July: Mountains and waterfalls: an unconventional holiday in “The Other Iraq” (The Economist)

June: Tourists embrace an unexpected destination: Iraqi Kurdistan (Voice of America)

May: Visit to Kurdish area is like leaving Iraq (Huntsville Times)

April: Treading lightly in Iraq (Telegraph)

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