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‘I am an Iraqi, I read’ festival kicks off in Baghdad

The ninth session of the Iraq Reading Festival kicked off on Saturday on the eastern bank of the Tigris River, in the center of the capital, Baghdad. The organizing committee stated that this initiative aims to activate the minds of Iraqis…

Gas tanker explosion in Baghdad kills nine, wounds many

At least nine people killed and 13 injured after a gas tanker explodes in an accident in the Iraqi capital, say security forces. A gas tanker has exploded in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least nine people and injuring several…

Iraqis’ reactions to Al-Alawi area bombing in Baghdad

The Green Zone area was bombed today Thursday by nine Katyusha rockets during the parliament session to elect a new president for Iraq, according to a statement by the Security Media Cell. The bombing resulted in the injury of three…

Urbanization threatens heritage buildings in Baghdad

The number of heritage buildings and homes has decreased due to urban expansion in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, especially the beach areas on the Tigris River. Many of these buildings with distinctive and unique decorations date back about…