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Mohammad Ayoub Nikpai, left, and Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston, U.S. Army, right, speak to SUU students April 16. | Photo by Cody Smith
Mohammad Ayoub Nikpai, left, and Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston, U.S. Army, right, speak to SUU students April 16. | Photo by Cody Smith
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SUU student tells story of fleeing the Taliban to find hope in Cedar City
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CEDAR CITY – Mohammad Ayoub Nikpai, or Nik, left the Afghani rice patties that hid him from Taliban bullets for the freedom and safety of Utah after Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston, U.S. Army, learned Nik’s life was in imminent danger. Nik said his youth was not any different from other Hazara, Shia Muslims in Afghanistan. He was born into a minority group that descended from Genghis Khan’s invasion, and his Mongolian heritage set him apart from the more powerful peoples of the region like the Pashtun – Sunni Muslims that declared jihad on his people. He did not find peace in his life until he b...
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by Cody Smith, Reporter
Iron County News
SUU student tells story of fleeing the Taliban to find hope in Cedar City
CEDAR CITY – Mohammad Ayoub Nikpai, or Nik, left the Afghani rice patties that hid him from Taliban bullets for the freedom and safety of Utah after Staff Sgt. Whitney Houston, U.S. Army, learned N...
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Iron County Republican Party elects new leadership
CEDAR CITY – The Iron County Republican Party had its 2015 Organizing Convention April 11 at Canyon View Middle School. There were 157 delegates credentialed out of 210 county delegates, according ...
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Enoch youth recognized for work on city park
ENOCH — The Enoch City Council at its April 15 meeting recognized 11-year-old Jaytee Vail for his work in raising funds for improvements in the park in the Garden Park Subdivision. Vail was recogni...
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Share to host second ‘Walk for Remembrance and Hope’
IRON COUNTY – Share, a local pregnancy and infant loss support group, is hosting its second annual “Walk for Remembrance and Hope” on May 9 at the Main Street Park in Cedar City. Registration and s...
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