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A haven of learning: Iraqis describe shift of students to safety

UMass-Boston is holding an international conference on rebuilding sustainable communities in Iraq. Among the participants are Dr. Ahmed Anwar Dezaye (left), general director of scholarships and cultural relations, and Tahir Albakaa, a former minister of higher education, arts, and scientific research and former president of Mustansiriya University in Iraq. UMass-Boston is holding an international conference on rebuilding sustainable communities in Iraq. Among the participants are Dr. Ahmed Anwar Dezaye (left), general director of scholarships and cultural relations, and Tahir Albakaa, a former minister of higher education, arts, and scientific research and former president of Mustansiriya University in Iraq. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By April Yee
Globe Correspondent / July 24, 2007

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As violence escalates in Iraq's central and southern regions, hundreds of students have sought refuge at a university in Kurdistan, the school's president said. (Full article: 369 words)

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