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Baghdad bills US $1 billion for damage to city

BAGHDAD – Baghdad government wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the city by blast walls and Humvees since the U.S.-led invasion.

Iraq tourism: Slowly but surely

LONDON (eTN) - With projections at World Travel Market (WTM) declaring Iraq to be next tourism hotspot, eTN seized the opportunity to get comments from representatives from both the public and private

Lufthansa, business jets return to Baghdad

Iraq is transforming from a battleground into a focus for civil aviation as the collapse of its national airline and a decline in violent attacks attract international carriers and business-jet operat

Wildlife trade thrives in Baghdad due to lack of government regulation

BAGHDAD – A dozen fluffy white kittens with piercing blue eyes frolic in a wire cage, perched perilously atop a pen containing two African lion cubs.

Coordinated bombs strike Baghdad hotels

A series of bombs targeting at least three hotels rocked Baghdad Monday afternoon, in the latest of four large-scale bombing attacks carried out since the summer and ahead of March parliamentary elect

Iraq is on Lufthansa’s mind

At last November’s World Travel Market in London, the arrival of Iraq’s delegation was perhaps one that was most anticipated for many reasons.

Bmi wants to resume flights from UK to Baghdad

Direct passenger flights could resume between the UK and Baghdad after the airline bmi announced plans to open an Iraq service.

Baghdad museum reopens 6 years after looting

BAGHDAD – Iraq's restored National Museum reopened Monday with a red-carpet gala in the heart of Baghdad nearly six years after looters carried away priceless antiquities as American troops largely

Four Britons to join first tourist trip to Baghdad

Four Britons will be among the first tour group of westerners to risk a holiday in the Arab areas of Iraq for six years when they fly to Baghdad in March.

‘Baghdad Eye’ to draw tourists

Iraq is considering building a giant observation wheel in Baghdad in an attempt to promote the city as a potential tourist destination.