Monthly Archives: May 2013

A holiday in the Iraqi sun

When commentators were vociferously claiming that Iraq had gone to hell in a handcart following the invasion of ten years ago, I took my wife and son to Iraq for a holiday. I know that most people would think it … Continue reading

Remembering Times Foreign Editor Richard Beeston

The Kurdistan Regional Government is very saddened to learn of the death of Richard Beeston, an outstanding journalist and loyal friend of the Kurdish people. A foreign correspondent and editor of 30 years, Richard was one of the first reporters … Continue reading

Transforming lives – from the North East of England to the Kurdistan Region.

Adrian Pearson wrote this feature on the work of the Newcastle-Gateshead Medical Volunteers in the Journal on 22 April. Northern Iraq may not at first glance seem like the ideal place to travel to twice a year, but for a … Continue reading