Current Affairs

Iraq 2017 – United We Stand, Divided We Fall

By Samar Rassam I think you might all agree that 2016 has been a challenging year in general as well as in the oil and gas Industry. May I take this opportunity to wish you all Season’s

Who is right? – A Question of Religion

By Nour Hamed In our daily life, we often argue about simple stuff like the best food, the nicest color, the cutest haircut for the season, etc., or about complicated issues like the 2008 economic crisis or

The Third Option

by Nour Hamed Life is all about making choices; choosing to live in your home country should be normal. If your home country is Iraq though, things look slightly different.  In a war-torn Iraq, the ‘normal’ is

What I learned as an Iraqi woman on Int’l Women’s Day in Vienna

by Lemya “Frauen sind schön (women are beautiful!)!” A raucous voice drew my attention in the middle of St. Stephen’s Cathedral (Stephansdom) Square in Vienna. I turned and, to my surprise, saw women from different organizations marching