Middle East

After tough year, Iraqis flock to Baghdad market for holiday cheer

Iraqis shop for Christmas and New Year decorations and gifts at central Baghdad's Shorja market on December 20, 2014 in the lead up to the Christian religious festival celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / SABAH ARAR

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on December 24, 2014, on page 8.




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