Long Days at an Empty Bazaar / by Cyrus

Iraj was exhausted. An Iranian refugee, he has been living in Sulaymaniah for the past five years, selling sweets at the bazaar. But the economy has tanked over an oil disagreement with Baghdad, and yesterday Iraj made $9 after 10 hours of work. "I used to sing at the end of the day because I sold everything. Now I sing so I don't think of how bad I did." #iraq #kurdistan #rawmusic Iraj was exhausted. An Iranian refugee, he has been living in Sulaymaniah for the past five years, selling sweets at the bazaar. But the economy has tanked over an oil disagreement with Baghdad, and yesterday Iraj made $9 after 10 hours of work. "I used to sing at the end of the day because I sold everything. Now I sing so I don't think of how bad I did."