Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Iraq and the heat

Back in the beginning of August, the BBC Arabic reported on the 50 degree Celsius weather in Iraq. I think that must be 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

Since the water and electricity are often cut off, people bought ice from vendors in the street:

But the worst thing is that there are a lot of refugees in Iraq right now who have been displaced because of Daa-esh (ISIS). They don't have electricity period. They are living in camps.

They are able to get water:

And then carry it back to their tents:

But still, it's so hot:

We are suffering, says this man:

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