Iraq marks decade since fall of Baghdad

Ten years after Saddam Hussein's regime was toppled, Iraq is still not as stable as many would like.

    It has been 10 years since a statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down in Baghdad in the days after a US-led invasion stormed the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

    The toppling of the bronze statue is regarded as symbolising the end of Saddam's 24-year reign.

    Today's Iraq is immensely more free than it was under the former dictator, but not as free as many Iraqis would like.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Baghdad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.