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22nd Jun

Join us for the IYF Charity Iftar 2014!

This coming Ramadan, the IYF is delighted to invite you to its celebrated Annual Charity Iftar.


You will be served a three-course iftar meal in good company, complemented by activities and entertainment – and we’ll be making sure that the evening is one to remember.


Every year we donate all proceeds to a chosen charity, and this year will be no different. We’ll be updating you with our chosen charity over the next couple of weeks.


- Date and time: 12 July 2014, 8:45pm
- Location: Maroush Vere St, 4 Vere Street, London W1G 0DH, UK
- Ticket price: £35 (payment at the door; cash only)
- Closest tube stations: Bond Street / Oxford Circus
- Booking Options: you will need to RSVP by either:
- a) Calling or texting 07979934764 with names of attendees
- b) Emailing with names of attendees


18th Jun
12th Mar

10 years on, the IYF debates… “Iraq Needs an Iraqi Spring”

Does Iraq need an Iraqi Spring?


On the 10th anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq and just over two years after the start of the Arab spring, the IYF brings to you its most pertinent debate yet.


Do we need an Iraqi spring? Would such an event help or hurt Iraq’s prospects?


Two of the most prominent Iraq-watchers in the UK will be complemented on the panel by our young Iraqi speakers.


Speaker: Dr Toby Dodge (Reader, International Relations Department, London School of Economics)


Speaker: Miss Noor al-Bazzaz (Research Assistant & Acting Campaigner, Amnesty International)


Chair: Mr Hamza Ali (IYF Trustee)


Speaker: Mr Patrick Cockburn (Middle East Correspondent, The Independent)


Speaker: Mr Hayder al-Khoei (Researcher at the Academic Centre for Shi’a Studies)


Entry is free.


We hope to see you all there!


**All opinions expressed at the event are personal unless stated otherwise.**

19th Jul

Two Rivers Dining Club with Professor Kanan Makiya

Another great Two Rivers event.


A very interesting and inspirational member of our community, Prof Makiya shared with us some of his experiences and described his view on the issues of the Iraqi identity.


We had a great mix of attendees, everyone had a great time and indeed enjoyed a fantastic meal served by the Tas Bloomsbury restaurant.



4th Apr

The Iraqi Youth Foundation has a new website!

Welcome to our new website! We hope you like the new design.

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