Makeover for Iraq's historic building | Iraq News | Al Jazeera

Makeover for Iraq's historic building

Kings, presidents and emirs invited to former Saddam palace for Arab League summit in May.

    Saddam Hussein's former palace in Baghdad has been completely renovated, ready to host the Arab League summit in May.

    The palace, which has a history as tumultuous as the country's, has been given a $400m makeover. Many hope the gleaming structure will show that Iraq, too, has been restored to its former glory.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from the Iraqi capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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