Iraq's antiques trader tries to safeguard cultural heritage

An antiques dealer is defying threats and dwindling demand, to keep selling pieces out of Baghdad's golden era.

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    Antique shops used to soar in Baghdad.

    But years of conflict and threats of kidnapping have forced sellers to shut their shops in the markets and go online.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Matheson met one trader who is determined to keep his store, and all the pieces of history it holds.


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