Iraq exhibit reflects on royal history

Display of memorabilia from former royal family draws Iraqis curious about lost chapter in nation's past.

    More than 50 years since the revolution that removed Iraq's monarchy, many people are now learning more about the country's royal history.

    The governor of Baghdad has even suggested that the government should apologise for the murder of the king and his family.

    As Iraqis are finally facing that part of their history, many flocking to an exhibition of royal memorabilia.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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