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The Female BeekeeperBY Zewan Sirwan

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Khabat Karim Hassan, 62, has been in the beekeeping business since 1993. She began because of her husband's influence and support, who is also a beekeeper. She supports her family…

A Champion for Women’s RightsBY Shamal Hisamadin

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Hawzhin Mohammad Rasool, 28, is a teacher and social activist in Shene village, Qaladza, who works tirelessly to help people and raise awareness among women in her village on their…

Turkey-Syria earthquake: “worst natural disaster for a century”BY Julia Zimmermann

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The death toll from a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, followed by a series of aftershocks, that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023 has passed 45,000 and continues to rise.…

Major earthquake strikes Turkey and SyriaBY Sertaç Kayar

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The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck southern Turkey early Monday, February 6, 2023, has left massive destruction across Turkey، northern and central Syria, and beyond. More than 45,000 people have been…

Pir Shalyar ceremony in Hawraman TakhtBY Bandan Atta

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Pir Shalyar ceremony, which dates back nearly 900 years, is held annually in Hawraman Takht, Eastern Kurdistan, Iran, at two different times. One is held in the middle of winter…

What is left of Iranian attacks BY Hawre Khalid

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Nearly four months after the Iranian missile and drone attacks on the headquarters of Kurdish opposition groups in the Kurdistan Region, Iraq on September 28, 2022, photographer Hawre Khalid visits…


Named for photojournalist Kamaran Najm, who disappeared while covering fighting between the Kurdish Peshmerga and ISIS in Kirkuk in 2014, the Kamaran Awards were presented for the first time in 2022 by Metrography, the photojournalism agency that he co-founded.

The Kamaran Awards consists of two separate awards, which were bestowed at a ceremony in Sulaymaniyah on June 12, 2022.

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Italian Ambassador to Iraq visits Kamaran Museum

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Maurizio Greganti, the Italian Ambassador to Iraq and Michele Camerota, the Italian Consul General in the Kurdistan Region visited Kamaran Museum.

Political Officer of the Netherlands Consulate General visits Metrography Agency.

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Jelle-Jochem Duits, Political Officer of the Netherlands Consulate General in Erbil, visited Metrography Agency.

The First Annual Kamaran Awards Held in Sulaymaniyah

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On the eighth anniversary of the disappearance of Metrography Agency co-founder Kamaran Najm, the agency organized the inaugural Kamaran Awards in Sulaymaniyah on June 12, 2022. Journalist Qazi Shibili from…


First Aid Training

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Metrography Agency organized a two-day first aid training workshop for several photographers in Sulaymaniyah. The workshop was delivered by a professional trainer in theory and practice. The aim of the…
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For Every Woman (Erbil)

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Marking the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Metrography Agency in partnership with Seed Foundation organized “For Every Woman”, a photo exhibition and a window into the myriad contributions…
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Metrography agency in collaboration with organized a presentation for the Spanish photographer, Begoña Zubero. she (born in Bilbao , 1962) is a Spanish photographer, who since the eighties, has…
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