Mar. 25, 2021

Is Baghdad on a path to run out of booze?

Iraq/Society

Since the winter of 2019, not a week has gone by without armed groups attacking alcohol shops in Baghdad. This trend has grown sharper over the past months. For instance, between August 2020 and February 2021, over 30 alcohol shops in the Iraqi capital were either blown up, set ablaze, or terrorized with sound or hand grenades...

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Omar Al-Jaffal
Omar Al-Jaffal
Omar Al-Jaffal is an award-winning Iraqi writer and poet based in the German capital, Berlin. He ... Full Bio
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فارسیPersian
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عربيArabic