Duraed Salman

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Women Back In The Driver's Seat

As Baghdad security improves, more women are plucking up the courage to drive around the capital’s once treacherous roads.

12 Aug 08

Easy Riders on the Tigris

Motorbikes are all the rage in Baghdad as congestion caused by checkpoints, petrol queues and the sheer volume of cars on the road snarls up the city.

30 Nov 06

Uncommon Currency

There should be millions of dinar coins in circulation, but a combination of inflation and public resistance means no one wants to use them.

18 Nov 05

Lethal Haircuts

Extremists accuse capital’s barbers of violating Islam.

18 Nov 05
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