Sesame Workshop, the non-governmental organization behind series like "Sesame Street," teamed up with the International Rescue Committee to produce a new show for Middle Eastern children affected by war and displacement.
For centuries, residents of Mosul have spoken a unique form of Arabic enriched by the Iraqi city’s long history as a crossroads of civilization, a singsong dialect that many now fear will die out after years of war and displacement.
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have been reeled in by humble charm of Fumio Iwai the Japanese Ambassador to Iraq. The Ambassador learned the Iraqi Arabic dialect and in many occasions dressed in traditional Iraqi dress.
A social enterprise of 50 Syrian mothers displaced by war is ready to achieve financial stability with their online launch of handmade products. The women were able to launch their project in coordination with Small Projects Istanbul (SPI) a grassroots NGO in Istanbul.