'Bus Cafe Erbil': The First Moving Bus Cafe in Iraq

Published June 9th, 2019 - 06:16 GMT

A Kurdish couple has recently opened a moving cafe, on the weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, and called it "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, which is the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region.

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman, and her husband are running the "Bus Cafe Erbil" and moving between the different Iraqi cities. 

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People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, is pictured late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, is pictured late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, prepares a coffee for clients inside her cafe in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, prepares a coffee for clients inside her cafe in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Young Iraqi Kurds work inside "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Young Iraqi Kurds work inside "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, serves drinks to two clients seated outside her bus late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, serves drinks to two clients seated outside her bus late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Muslim women walk past "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

Muslim women walk past "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

A picture taken late on June 7, 2019 shows "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP

A picture taken late on June 7, 2019 shows "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP

People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, is pictured late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, prepares a coffee for clients inside her cafe in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Young Iraqi Kurds work inside "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, serves drinks to two clients seated outside her bus late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Muslim women walk past "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
A picture taken late on June 7, 2019 shows "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, is pictured late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, is pictured late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
People have a drink at "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, prepares a coffee for clients inside her cafe in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, prepares a coffee for clients inside her cafe in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Young Iraqi Kurds work inside "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Young Iraqi Kurds work inside "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, serves drinks to two clients seated outside her bus late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Kani Jalil, a 22-year-old Iraqi Kurdish woman who runs with her husband "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, serves drinks to two clients seated outside her bus late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Muslim women walk past "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
Muslim women walk past "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region late on June 7, 2019, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP
A picture taken late on June 7, 2019 shows "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.  SAFIN HAMED / AFP
A picture taken late on June 7, 2019 shows "The Bus Cafe Erbil" in Arbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region, on the long weekend of the Eid al-Fitr holiday which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. SAFIN HAMED / AFP