Reclaiming Iraq’s history

Summary: Iraq has a deep and enormously rich history that was heavily damaged by the 2003 war and occupation, the insurgency that followed and by the brutal predations of ISIS; a new minister of culture is working to try and set things right but he faces daunting challenges.

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  1. “Among those excavating, the minister noted, were “Miss Bell and the husband of Agatha Christie” (Gertrude Bell and Christie’s first husband Archibald Christie.)”
    The husband of Agatha Christie involved in excavations in Iraq was Sir Max Mallowan.

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