As Baghdad life improves, some still seek refuge in its past – Middle East Affairs

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By Raya Jalabi BAGHDAD (Reuters) – From his 13th-floor balcony in central Baghdad, Salam Atta Sabri likes to reminisce about his city’s storied past – the years before Saddam Hussein and the U.S.-led invasion which forever changed it. On an overcast afternoon in spring, the 55-year-old artist pointed to stalwarts of Baghdad’s historic centre such […]

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