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Mistrust prevails on Baghdad’s sectarian faultline

From afar the two mosques look identical, but venture closer and the stark differences become clear. On one side lies the Hamza mosque in Baghdad’s mainly Sunni Ghazaliya district, while roughly 100 meters across a bridge lies another mosque with a black flag proudly fluttering from its minaret in the Shi’ite Shula district. Only the frail bridge over a narrow sewage culvert spans this potentially explosive sectarian faultline. Full Story

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