What is the second hardest to find in Iraq after the “prime minister”? It is a “Beauty Queen,” Sabbah said. On April 9, Tamar Goregian, a Christian woman, made history as the first Armenian Iraqi to be crowned Miss Iraq. Few days later, Miss Iraq announced her resignation after receiving threats by a group of extremists.
Last night it was left to the fourth-placed contestant, Silva Sahagian, 23, another Christian, to assume the mantle.