Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Monday, November 13, 2006

Seeking refuge in Kurdistan? It will cost you.

L'Orient-Le Jour has a story on Erbil, saying property rentals for refugees from the south of the country are through the roof. Moreover, Kurdistan is raising the bar for future non-Kurdish refugees, demanding a sponsor, a pre-arranged job and a permit that has to be renewed every three months.



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