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Romantic Fantasy, The Gardener of Baghdad, by Ahmad Ardalan is Wonderful Escape! Loved It! | Book Reader's Heaven

Romantic Fantasy, The Gardener of Baghdad, by Ahmad Ardalan is Wonderful Escape! Loved It! | Book Reader's Heaven

"Long live the Intifada" Red fire on the mountain: Saddam Hussein's secrets still haunt the landscape

"Long live the Intifada" Red fire on the mountain: Saddam Hussein's secrets still haunt the landscape

miniature models by Satoshi Araki

Miniature Dioramas of Bombed Out and Littered Cites by Satoshi Araki

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and the second largest city in the Arab world after Cairo in Egypt. It has a population of over 7.2 million. It has suffered severe damage to its infrastructure brought about by war and sectarian violence that has lasted for 10 years now. It is one of the least hospitable places in the world and has one of the worst quality of living as well.

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and the second largest city in the Arab world after Cairo in Egypt. It has a population of over 7.2 million. It has suffered severe damage to its infrastructure brought about by war and sectarian violence that has lasted for 10 years now. It is one of the least hospitable places in the world and has one of the worst quality of living as well.

Photographer Richard Mosse made a large number of photographs of Saddam Hussein's former palaces.   Some of them have turned into ruins during the war in Iraq, while others were taken by the U.S. army.

Photographer Richard Mosse made a large number of photographs of Saddam Hussein's former palaces. Some of them have turned into ruins during the war in Iraq, while others were taken by the U.S. army.

Fires from coalition bombing during the second war in Iraq provided a dramatic, smoke-filled satellite Landstat image over Baghdad. The Tigris River snakes north to south in this image. Baghdad International Airport is west of the smoke. April 2, 2003

Fires from coalition bombing during the second war in Iraq provided a dramatic, smoke-filled satellite Landstat image over Baghdad. The Tigris River snakes north to south in this image. Baghdad International Airport is west of the smoke. April 2, 2003

The Persian Gulf War began on January 16, 1991.  At 4:30 p.m. EST, the first fighter aircraft were launched from Saudi Arabia and off U.S. and British aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf on bombing missions over Iraq. All evening, aircraft pounded targets in and around Baghdad as the world watched the events transpire in television footage transmitted live via satellite from Baghdad.

The Persian Gulf War began on January 16, 1991. At 4:30 p.m. EST, the first fighter aircraft were launched from Saudi Arabia and off U.S. and British aircraft carriers in the Persian Gulf on bombing missions over Iraq. All evening, aircraft pounded targets in and around Baghdad as the world watched the events transpire in television footage transmitted live via satellite from Baghdad.

2015 new BBC Documentary The Iraq War - Baghdad's History

2015 new BBC Documentary The Iraq War - Baghdad's History

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