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Riding the Overnight Train

Iraqis travel on a long-distance train between Baghdad and Basra, which has resumed service now that Iraq's security situation is improving.

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A Journey Into the Iraq of Recollection
Article | BAGHDAD -- A sandstorm always makes a dreary Baghdad drearier. The sun turns to a moon in a funereal gray sky. Time surrenders its procession, as dawn melts into a cloudy day that feels like dusk. Common these days, the storms bring a gauze of grit that settles over everything, and the eyebrows o...

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