Once-Beautiful Baghdad Becomes Eyesore (AP)




 
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March 23rd, 2005  
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Topic: Once-Beautiful Baghdad Becomes Eyesore (AP)


AP - Baghdad, whose name means the "Garden of God," has fallen from grace. Known for centuries as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, its landscape has been marred by concrete blast walls, barbed wire, steel barricades, sandbags and crumbling buildings pockmarked by bullet holes or ransacked by explosions.

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