Aljezeera’s report on the earthquake

Aljezeera’s report on the earthquake

Iran-Iraq earthquake: What happened and why

Death toll The majority of victims were Iranian. IRNA, the country's state news service, said on Tuesday that at least 530 people were killed and 7,817 were injured. Officials in Kermanshah said most of the Iranian deaths were in the town of Sarpol-e Zahab where 236 people died. At least 10 people killed in Iraq. The Iraqi Red Crescent said that 10 people were killed in Iraq's northern province of Sulaimaniyah, and 430 people were injured there. No injuries in neighbouring countries. Although tremors were felt beyond Iraq and Iran, no injuries have been reported in the neighbouring countries

 

Mr Kawa Almasi

Mr Kawa Almasi

Kawa  Almasi, a former political acitivist, was born in Saqhez, East Kurdistan, where he was a working and fought for social justice. Since arriving in the UK in 1997, he studied  software engineering at the University of Westminster.He has always combined his professional activities with  charitable work.

 

Ms Karen Dabrowska

Ms Karen Dabrowska

Karen Dabrowska, the author of nine books including

Iraq the ancient sites and Iraqi Kurdistan, is a freelance

journalist focusing on the Middle East and Islamic Affairs.

She participated in the KAF’s fact-finding mission to

East Kurdistan in March 2015. Karen is a regular

contributor to the cultural section of The Arab Weekly.