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Angelina Jolie Receives Gift from Iraqi Foreign Ministry

Angelina Jolie Receives Gift from Iraqi Foreign Ministry

Angelina Jolie is presented a gift by Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiar Zebari during the next leg of her solidarity tour for the UNHCR on Saturday (September 15) in Baghdad, Iraq.

The 37-year-old actress visited Iraq to hold talks with Iraqi leaders about refugees who fled violence in Syria.

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Angelina has already made stops in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey on her tour to meet with Syrian refugees.

Check out the video below released by the UNHCR showing Angie on the third leg of the tour in Eastern Turkey.


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  • QQQQ

    UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees and Iraqi returnees in Iraq
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    Press Releases, 16 September 2012
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    Domiz Refugee Camp, Iraq, 16 September 2012 – UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie today hailed the Iraqi government’s willingness to host Syrian refugees fleeing violence and expressed her hope that all Syrians seeking asylum in Iraq would be welcomed.
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    “I want to highlight the noble efforts of the Iraqi government and the people of Iraq to support Syrian refugees,” said Ms Jolie. “At this juncture, it is critical that Iraq receives urgent international support and continues to welcome refugees across its borders.”
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    In the Iraqi capital on Saturday, Ms. Jolie met with senior government officials and spent time with Iraqis, until recently refugees in Syria, who have returned to Iraq after fleeing violence in their places of former refuge.
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    She spent today meeting with Syrian refugees in the Domiz camp in northern Iraq. She also met officials of the Kurdistan Regional Government, including the prime minister, the interior minister and the governor of Dohuk. Many of the officials she met were former refugees. “We know how it feels,” one official told Jolie.
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    In her meetings Saturday in Baghdad with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Hoshyar Zebari and the Minister of Displacement and Migration Dindar Najman Shafeeq and on Sunday with Kurdistan Regional Government officials in Dohuk, Ms. Jolie pledged further UNHCR support for the government in receiving and hosting additional Syrian refugees as their numbers rapidly increase.
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    This was her fourth and final stop of a tour of countries neighbouring Syria, where more than 260,000 Syrian refugees have been registered since the conflict began in March 2011. Earlier this week, Ms Jolie visited Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey with UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres. They both pledged continued support and emphasized the life-saving importance of maintaining open borders and hosting Syrians in need.
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    This is Ms Jolie’s fourth visit to Iraq. Some 1.3 million Iraqis remain displaced in their country and the government has made it a priority to improve their standard of living and find solutions for them through voluntary return to their places of origin or through local integration.
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    “Combined with the new influx of Syrian refugees and the sudden return of over 30,000 of their own citizens, the complexity of the situation and the challenges for this country just emerging from conflict cannot be overstated,” Ms. Jolie said.
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    http://www.unhcr.org/5055c15d9.html

  • QQQQ

    Pics
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    http://xendan.org/dreja.aspx?=hewal&jmara=44154&Jor=1#.UFXQu87A1qh.twitter

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    Kamal Chomani ‏@KamalChomani

    Angelina Jolie with Kurdish children in refugee camp of Rojava Kurds in Kurdistan. #TwitterKurds pic.twitter.com/VCTk1Cfk

  • cheral

    @QQQQ:
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    Wow!!! They engulfed her. How she isn’t terrified is amazing.
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    She’s a brave one :))
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    Hope she’s returning home soon.

  • fyi12
  • bdj

    UN Refugee Agency ‏@Refugees
    Many of the officials Angelina Jolie met in #Iraq were former #refugees. “We know how it feels” one said http://rfg.ee/dKjX8 #Syria

  • cesar

    @QQQQ:

    it´s incredible the number of people who want to see and thanks Angie.

    It´s a little crazy and frighting to have Angie in the middle of that crowd, but she is really a brave and fearless beautiful women.

    Even in this confusion of people she mantain the friendly acttitude, smiling and waving to the people.

    For the Refuges it must be a moment to remember forever. They must think that Angie is really an angel.

    One of the most beautiful women in the world, the most famous women in the world, one of the best actors in the world have the time and want to be there with them, the refuges, probably the most abandon people in the world must be really happy with this visit.

    Angie are doing something so incredible that we don´t know the true impact of her actions, it´s something so great that the world will give credit only in the future.

    Angie is much great and amazing than we imagine and the world must prize her for that. I love this women she is a surprise every day.

  • Rose

    @QQQQ: #52, good morning 4Q, thanks for the link to those beautiful photos. The people were happy to have her in their midst, we can tell by the volume of people wanted to be near her. I noticed she has a bruise on her left hand. I hope she is alright. (I’m not talking about the tattoo). Get home safely Angie, you did a great job an this trip.

  • wtf

    f*ck you joliepitt loons.oh i forgot,you are only jolie loons,f*ck you too…lol

  • cheral

    @cesar:
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    That’s exactly right, she is fearless!! :)

  • Angel Among Us!

    This is what an angel from God looks like. I love you Angie. Kisses from the Bahamas. Take care and be safe.

  • Rose

    @fyi12: @fyi12:#54, Hi fyi12, thanks for the link and everything you do to bring us info re Angie on this amazing trip. God bless her, we can see the people loves her. Have a great day.

  • fyi12

    here is the video when she visited the refugee camp today in Kurdistan.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4P1mD1NQphw

  • African Girl

    I get that people don’t like AJ…which totally fine that’s their choice but to keep saying she is doing this for publicity…now that’s plain stupid. If she wanted publicity, all she has to do is cut check make big show of giving it away.
    .
    No one can deny that’s a far easier way to go about it…easier than leaving your family for days on trips to war torn countries. Let’s say, just for argument sake…it was just for publicity, then I wish more people would go that length because quite frankly at the people at the receiving end don’t care.

  • dawne

    Here is your laugh of the day…………warning if you have a sensitive gag reflexs, keep a pot handy……..this is what I saw on CNN

    Some dude with a panel of talking heads including Serena W. posing the question………..which woman should young girls fashion themselves after:

    Are you ready? Drum roll…….Kim Kartrashian or Kate, the Duchess?

    I swear this was the question. Some had a real dilemma choosing…..what the hell has the world come to????????

    BTW, the photos of Angie posted on this thread are a m a z i n g. What a FACE. I was laughing to myself at the thought of Ticky with her hair pulled back like that and little makeup in a caftan to hide the body……….and the crazies wonder why Brad wouldn’t even look back over his shoulder at the fameho…………..really?

    Can you imagine Brad thinking for one moment he could ever meet another woman to hold a candle to Angie………that is in answer to the loons who keep trying to have him paired with a co-star. Give it up already………like going from a Porche to a bike.

  • Premalee

    @PT #7

    Thanks PT for your post. You go girl.

    Is your Boo Boo playing end of the year matches.?

  • bdj

    Via DailyStar

    5 /5
    But it’s what writer/director Andrew Dominik (Chopper, Jesse James) does in between his superbly-staged hits that makes the film stand out.

    Mostly, he just lets his brilliant ensemble cast chew over the razor sharp and often hilarious script.

    Pitt is effortlessly brilliant in scenes where the exasperated Cogan tries to explain the basics of organised crime to the squeamish lawyer. A cantankerous Ben Mendelsohn and nervy Scoot McNairy also make a superb double-act as the two useless ex-cons who carry out the heist.


    But there are plenty of reasons why this film’s US release has just been put back to a more Oscar-friendly late November.

    I wouldn’t like to guess which gong studio boss Harvey Weinstein is thinking of.

    It could be all of them.

    The Verdict: 5/5

  • bdj

    http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/5/35/53040/Arts–Culture/Stage–Street/Artists-and-civil-society-gather-to-celebrate-Peac.aspx

    Video at site

    Artists and civil society gather to celebrate Peace Day in Cairo
    NGO’s, an art institution and a local second hand bookstore with many others are set to celebrate the International Day of Peace on 21 September with concerts and workshops (video)

    Darb 1718 cultural centre will host a one-day event organised by local NGO’s, CISV Egypt and Masterpeace, to promote peace on the United Nations’ International Day of Peace on Friday 21 September.

    The event will include concerts starting 4pm by local musicians Salalem, Like Jelly, Ze Khodz, High on Body Fat, Ahmed Safi, Abu Mariam, Shady Ahmed and his band, Rash Radio and the Kassettes and possibly more popular bands and musicians. The musical lineup was the contribution of Bikya Bookstore in Maadi, who regularly host small concerts at their venue.

    Cairo’s Peace Day celebration will also include an NGO fair, with NGO booths to raise awareness about their issues, recruit volunteers and promote social development activities, such as Wataneya Society, 350, Alwan wa Awtar and Banaty.

    The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations General Assembly vote in 2001 after independent filmmaker Jeremy Gilley traveled around the world, meeting world leaders and peacekeepers, trying to promote the concept. He founded the NGO Peace One Day, and its sole purpose is to promote the day, along with peace education and initiatives for non-violence around the world. Celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Jude Law support the initiative.

  • bdj

    Happy Sunday. Thanks for all the videos and pixs.

  • a few hours without them?

    how long till the d-listed freaks find a new server?

    they admit they get bored at DL and come here to annoy fans, as they have nothing better to do.
    they only have pets as company too btw, no friends or partners.

    their live is online work, internet trolling and nothing else.

    fat, greasy, spotty, socially awkward heffers.

  • catfish

    the most beautiful woman in the world with amazing heart. God bless angie!

  • Premalee

    @Rose#44

    Great post Rose.

  • Premalee

    @QQQQ

    Thanks for your information. All the best.

  • CLINIQUA

    Angieeeeeee, come home now bb. Those pics were amaaaaaaazing 4Q, that serene smile, waving, in the midst of a sea of people – wow….I’m in awe…and I’ve been her fan for more than a decade.

  • Rose

    @Premalee: How are you my dear? Hope you have a wonderful Sunday. We are so proud of Angie, what a wonderful human being. Always looking out for the less fortunate. We received some great photos today from some of our fans willing to share with us their great finds. I know Brad and the kids are counting down the minutes before Angie returns home, and she must be so missing them, bless her heart.

  • BP

    I JUST MADE A DONATION TO THE SYRIAN REFUGEES. WITHOUT HER EFFORTS AND BRAVERY, WE WOULD NOT KNOW THE INSIDE OF WHAT IS HAPPENING WITH THE REFUGEES.
    ANGELINA GIVES ME HOPE THAT GOD TRULY EXIST THROUGH PEOPLE.

  • Sal

    yes, she has made some bad decisions in her life but she is a GOOD person <3 Love Angelina.

  • Love the JoliePitts

    @bdj:
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    A great big hello to all the wonderful JoliePitt fans and a special hello to my dear Rose.
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    Bdj, thank you for this.
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    “Many of the officials Angelina Jolie met in #Iraq were former #refugees. “We know how it feels” one said http://rfg.ee/dKjX8 #Syria”
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    OMG!!!! “We know how it feels”
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    Those words sent chills thru me. What a deep heartfelt stirring must have been felt in Angie’s heart to hear those words and meet some of the former refugees and maybe even some of the same refugees she was there to help when they were fleeing from Iraq to Syria.
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    What beautiful words that person spoke. We truly are here for each other to reach out our hands to help each other in each of our times of need and Angelina and the UNHCR are living proof that good always returns to bless those who do good.
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    God bless those beautiful people who are now reaching out their hands in love to help those who helped them when they were destitute.
    And God bless our beautiful Angelina and the UNHCR for all the good work they are doing. What an incredible organization.

  • Love the JoliePitts

    @BP:
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    “ANGELINA GIVES ME HOPE THAT GOD TRULY EXIST THROUGH PEOPLE.”
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    This is the most beautiful sermon I have ever heard.
    .
    Thank you.

  • dawne

    @Sal:

    Oh, for god’s sake … in terms of HW, Angie is an ingenue in the bad girl dept. She admittedly tried drugs……..whew, how odd for a HW kid……..she is one of thousands in the biz but somehow she gets this shite to hang around her neck forevermore? Why? Because she is the only honest one of the lot and talked about it and because of that we have to read about her ‘bad girl’ past in every goddamn description of her………I am so weary of it.

    You have the likes of Aniston who has been whoring around for decades, drinking, partying, smoking pot and god knows what else yet she lies and portrays herself as the sweetheart next door……

    So because Angie was honest about her brief foray into self destructive behaviour………it’s like an effin’ endless reference. Puleeze.

    Show me anyone in HW who has not abused something in their maturing years……..most continue. Angie, being the unique person she is, grew up and became this amazing woman who is a world wide iconic figure. How would you like your teenage behaviour dragging behind you for the rest of your damn life.

    I am so bloody sick and tired of reading about it. It pisses me off almost as much as the press still reference her as a GW Ambassador…….or as a special envoy in lower case.

    I am sick to death of the double standard re Angie……she wasn’t even a tramp like most of them………the number of men she slept with she can count on one hand and she married two of them.

    This is the crap you get when you don’t have a publicist to re-wirte the narrative. This is one of the reasons I respect her. She is a completely integrated and internalized person who frankly doesn’t give a shite about others’ opinons. But as a fan, it stomps on my last nerve. Rather than pay millions to some press who*re to spin her image, she uses that money for the good.

    If there a half decent journalist out there, this article would have long ago been written…….but they are without original thought.

  • dawne

    @Sal:

    Oh, for god’s sake … in terms of HW, Angie is an ingenue in the bad girl dept. She admittedly tried drugs……..whew, how odd for a HW kid……..she is one of thousands in the biz but somehow she gets this shite to hang around her neck forevermore? Why? Because she is the only honest one of the lot and talked about it and because of that we have to read about her ‘bad girl’ past in every goddamn description of her………I am so weary of it.

    You have the likes of Aniston who has been whoring around for decades, drinking, partying, smoking pot and god knows what else yet she lies and portrays herself as the sweetheart next door……

    So because Angie was honest about her brief foray into self destructive behaviour………it’s like an effin’ endless reference. Puleeze.

    Show me anyone in HW who has not abused something in their maturing years……..most continue. Angie, being the unique person she is, grew up and became this amazing woman who is a world wide iconic figure. How would you like your teenage behaviour dragging behind you for the rest of your damn life.

    I am so bloody sick and tired of reading about it. It pisses me off almost as much as the press still reference her as a GW Ambassador…….or as a special envoy in lower case.

    I am sick to death of the double standard re Angie……she wasn’t even a tramp like most of them………the number of men she slept with she can count on one hand and she married two of them.

    This is the crap you get when you don’t have a publicist to re-wirte the narrative. This is one of the reasons I respect her. She is a completely integrated and internalized person who frankly doesn’t give a shite about others’ opinons. But as a fan, it stomps on my last nerve. Rather than pay millions to some press who*re to spin her image, she uses that money for the good.

    If there a half decent journalist out there, this article would have long ago been written…….but they are without original thought.

  • TWEET

    Watching Angie’s trip & seeing all of volatility in the Mid East this week, Nick Kristof’s column seems especially important- the part where he talk’s about that he almost gave Mitt a break until Mitt “doubled down” on his lies- priceless-he’s right Mitt’s behavior is just so reckless.
    ..
    TWEET:

    Nicholas Kristof @NickKristof “The essential problem is that every time Romney touches foreign policy, he breaks things.” http://nyti.ms/RTV5sE

    Excerpt-
    The essential problem is that every time Romney touches foreign policy, he breaks things. He went on a friendly trip to Britain —the easiest possible test for a candidate, akin to rolling off a log — and endeared himself by questioning London’s readiness to host the Olympic Games. In the resulting firestorm, one newspaper, The Sun, denounced “Mitt the Twit.”

  • Truth

    @African Girl: it’s a lot easier to leave your family for a week when you can’t stand your husband to be.

    .
    Still wondering where Guyer her manager or shall I say ex manager is. Rumor has it that he hates Brad.

  • Rose

    @Love the JoliePitts: Hi Love, hope you have a wonderful Sunday. I’m feeling really good today. I know it’s the end of Angies trip, and I’m so proud of her. She must be really tired, both mentally and physically because of all the things she witnessed and how many miles she did log in the past few days. I’m sure there will be some relief for those refugees soon.
    Love, I’m cooking, so I’ll talk to you later. Will be looking forward to reading your very thoughtful comments later. Take care.

  • a lurker

    According to tweet, Brad will shoot more scenes for The Counselor next week. I think Angie will be home tonight.

  • anustin

    its sunday in my montreal today and as a very proud loony…..i went to church light a candle for anjie’s safety.bless her and hello all jps on board.

  • Truth

    4 troops were killed today in Afghanistan and terrorists admit they targeted prince Harry’s camp yesterday.Those freaks would love to take out a famous American actress. She is willing to risk her life for a week away from Pittstain. Weakling brad can’t even pull off his own movie stunts and the mother of his children is touring a danger Zone where she is a huge target for america haters.
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    Pittstain was just worried about his movie screening that nobody cared about…. He had to move it up a few days because he knew Angelina would be hogging the spotlight but as it turned out nobody gave a damn even after he mentioned Angie and the never to be wedding.

  • ^borrrrrrring

    …while others are apart for months except to conside stories with the “engagment “for the wrong date of JP wedding. They can’t help it they want us to talk to them we don’t want you stand in your own world. cabish?!

  • TWPUMPKIN

    Thank you Angie for all your efforts. Your mom is looking down on you with such pride. Brad is soooooo lucky!

  • ^borrrrrrring

    angie doesn’t need you crock tears and her king neither as of we, we just don’t want to hear it.

  • ^borrrrrrring

    angie doesn’t need you crock tears and her king neither as of we, we just don’t want to hear it.

  • Truth

    @a lurker: he’s been filming this whole time. It’s highlarious that brangtards think he’s with the children, no , the nannies and mannies are with the children. @^borrrrrrring: What? The funniest thing is how he was just going on about “we’re gonna do it.” and ange isn’t even wearing that fug ring. Bwhahahaha the engagement is off…. How much ya wanna bet he starts wearing that fug ring on a tacky gold chain. Ick.

  • omg

    I just read there was a fire broke out at the camp Angie visited today. Glad Angie left the camp immediately.

  • Truth

    @^borrrrrrring: Angie doesnt get crock tears from me. She gets major props for being 1000000 times braver than the current man in her life. Brangetards consider it brave to say “I believe in gay marriage.” those are simple words every one is saying……. There’s nothing brave in stepping with the crowd. Bravery is stepping outside the crowd and entering a danger zone for humanity. That’s Angie. U go girl.

  • yap

    Angie and Brad work like a perfect team. They support each other causes.

  • Rose

    @Truth: I’m guessing from your comments that all professional women who have to go on business trips for a week to two weeks hate their husbands, because they leave their children with their fathers. I’m guessing you have no strong female role models in your life. Get a life and stop the hate. Also, keep believing every rumor you hear. I heard this rumor about you. The rumor is: Truth, is a moron. :-(

  • dawne

    @Truth:

    You are a blithering effing idiot. Angie loves Brad. Your dislike of him ffor leaving that wretched woman almost eight years ago is a problem you own, Angie doesn’t. She obvioiusly loves him to pieces. So shut the fcuk up please. We are so bored with trolls trying to tell Angie who she loves. She left Brad at home so she could perform in her job as Special Envoy…….p e r i o d. Please change your moniker to “My Lies’

  • dawne

    @^borrrrrrring:

    that would be ca’p'ish, idiot.

  • anustin

    bless anjie’s anjie safety.

  • fyi

    a lurker @ 09/16/2012 at 12:31 pm
    Ridley Scott was shooting during weekend, but only Brad’s stand in was there, no Brad. If that tweet is true, Brad will shoot next week once Angie gets home.

  • Eva

    Pray Angie’s safe return to her family.

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