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Middle East Attracts Workers from India

In the past few years, unemployed workers from developing nations have traveled to the Middle East to find jobs and higher wages. NPR's Philip Reeves visited a northern Indian village to speak to one job-seeker, who worked for a transport company in Iraq and ended up being kidnapped.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.