Baghdad's 'Green Zone' reopens

Also known as the International Zone, this area will now be open for Iraqis to pass through without checkpoints.

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    Getting around Baghdad will be a bit easier for everyone these days now that the International Zone is being handed over to Iraqi police.

    The heavily fortified Zone has been a symbol of insecurity for years.

    Now, security forces are effectively declaring the Iraqi capital safe by removing the checkpoints and barriers.

     

    Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan reports.


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