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Love of wind sports takes flight in northern Iraq

By AFP
12 December 2020   |   3:14 pm
The Korek mountain, about 120 kilometres northeast (75 miles) of the Iraqi Kurdish capital Arbil, has become a hotspot for paragliding -- the newly-found sport of wind enthusiasts. The Arbil Aeroclub, founded in 2008, has more than 40 members, including trainers and solo jumpers -- among them, a growing number of women.

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