Middle East - Iraq (PDF Chapter)
This is the Iraq chapter from Lonely Planet’s Middle East guidebook.
Torn between its glorious past and its recent bloody history, Iraq is a country in turmoil. The tide may have turned back in favour of the Iraqi government with the recapture of Mosul and oth-er cities in 2017, but most of Iraq remains extremely dangerous.
Coverage includes: Iraq Explained, Isis, A Divided Country, The Break-Up of Iraq?, Foreign Influence, History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Islamic Iraq, Independent Iraq, Iran–Iraq War, Gulf War & Sanctions, 2003 Iraq War, Growing Pains, People & Society, Modern Iraqi Society, Daily Life in Iraq, Further Information, Books on Modern Iraq, Books on Iraqi History, Understand, Fast Facts.
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