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Iraqi singer named UN goodwill ambassador
Kathem al-Saher, one of best-selling Arab artists, to raise awareness of problems children face.
Last Modified: 12 May 2011 16:19

The United Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF, has named a new goodwill ambassador for Iraq.
 
He is the Iraqi-born singer Kathem al-Saher and he is to help raise awareness of the problems children in the war-torn country face.

Saher, one of the biggest-selling Arab artists, made his first trip back to the country in 14 years where he met Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf.

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Al Jazeera
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