2013 Arab Capital of Culture is officially Baghdad, Iraq
Published March 25th, 2013 - 04:00 GMT
Baghdad was inaugurated as the 2013 Arab Capital of Culture on Saturday, the latest in a series of steps which officials hope will put Iraq back on the map; Iraq seeks to revive itself; and Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki warns against Takfiri thought.
Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki Warns against Takfiri Thought
Opening the Festivity of Baghdad Capital of Arab Culture on Saturday, al-Maliki said the attacks of the extremists, violence advocates and Takfiris will not dissuade Baghdad from performing its cultural message and playing its creative role.