Iraqi people shop for Christmas decorations at a market in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil, December 23, 2016.
Iraqi people shop for Christmas decorations at a market in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil, December 23, 2016.

The city of Erbil in northern Iraq hosts many people who escaped the terror of Daesh in Mosul. It hosts people of many religions and ethnicities.

Despite these differences relations between them are friendly. Residents from all backgrounds take part in the New Year's festivities, hoping that next year will bring peace.

TRT World's Abir Ahmar reports.

Source: TRT World