Living in shadows: Iraqi Refugees: Iraq_Refugee-01

Widowed: Zahra, 38, (name has changed)  lost husband in the crossfire of firefight between US troop and militia in Baghdad. She fled Baghdad to Damascus, Syria, after being forced to marry her brother in law, but she refused.{quote}My life in Iraq is finished. Someone please give back the future of my daughters,{quote} she says. She makes living working odd jobs, reading Koran for wealthy Arabs from Gulf countries on their behalf.

Widowed: Zahra, 38, (name has changed) lost husband in the crossfire of firefight between US troop and militia in Baghdad. She fled Baghdad to Damascus, Syria, after being forced to marry her brother in law, but she refused."My life in Iraq is finished. Someone please give back the future of my daughters," she says. She makes living working odd jobs, reading Koran for wealthy Arabs from Gulf countries on their behalf.