Posts Tagged ‘Iraq’

Iraq's demand for Hello Kitty keeps one Aleppo factory open as others close doors

In opposition-controlled Aleppo, once the economic heart of Syria, few businesses have survived the war, which has reduced entire neighborhoods to rubble amid fighting, scud missile attacks, airstrikes, and artillery bombardment.

IRAQ NOTEBOOK: Iraqi students’ costume party pits Harry Potter against Baghdad Bollywood

BAGHDAD Harry Potter-inspired witches in flowing black satin gowns and pointed hats shimmied onstage as young warlocks in black-and-red capes looked on. Nearby, Indian-themed music blared from a boom box at a Baghdad version of a Bollywood movie set. (10 mins ago)