In pictures: Emirates Red Crescent hosts mass wedding in Iraq

Mass wedding ceremony for 200 displace and refugee couples
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, arrive for a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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A bride, who fled the fighting in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, poses for a picture during a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Displaced Iraqis, who fled the fighting in the northern city of Mosul, take part in a collective wedding ceremony funded by the Emirates Red Crescent, in Arbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)