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Sana Mahmud, 27, reacts on stage after being crowned Miss Kurdistan at the end of the 2018 edition of the beauty pageant on December 20, 2018 in Arbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region. - The beauty contest took place in 2012 for the first time in the history of the autonomous region. (Photo by SAFIN HAMED / AFP)