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In crumbling Basra, Iraqis yearn for the past

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 01:27

Basra, in southern Iraq, was once nicknamed the Venice of the East and tourists used to flock there. But years of war and neglect have taken their toll on its crumbling old houses.

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Basra, in southern Iraq, was once nicknamed the Venice of the East and tourists used to flock there. But years of war and neglect have taken their toll on its crumbling old houses.

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In crumbling Basra, Iraqis yearn for the past

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 01:27