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Anger over Iraq failure to preserve historical sites

City of Samara has some of Iraq’s most significant archaeological landmarks, but residents say they are being neglected.

The Iraqi city of Samara has some of the country’s most significant archaeological discoveries.

UNESCO says it should be protected as a World Heritage Site, but those living there say some landmarks are being left to crumble.

 

Al Jazeera’s Rob Matheson reports.