Middle East

Conflict widens income inequality in Iraq

Despite a lucrative oil industry, the gap between rich and poor has only widened since US-led invasion in 2003.
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2013 12:04

Iraq has become a rich country on paper, with oil production set to rise to record levels by the end of the year.

However, despite these developments, millions of Iraqis lack basic services. 

In fact, the gap between rich and poor has only grown wider after 10 years of violence.

Al Jazeera's Jane Arraff reports from Baghdad.


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