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Capturing lost moments in Old Baghdad
Photographer aims to preserve image of city that lost much heritage after decades of war and poverty.
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2012 13:13

The Iraqi capital of Baghdad is one of the world's oldest cities. In recent decades, the city has lost much of its heritage due to neglect, poverty and war.

One photographer in the Iraqi capital, however, is fighting to keep the memory of Old Baghdad alive.

Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad, Iraq.

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