Cradle of Civilization July 22nd 2018 My day started at 4am not much point in going back to sleep when I needed to be at the airport in an hour, so I packed a few more things, took out the garbage and headed down to the cab rank. Twenty-five minutes later I had cleared immigration got my US$ and settled in till departure.
The flight departing before mine was going to Bagram in Afghanistan and was full of American servicemen, I ... read more
Middle East » Iraq » North » Arbil Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration. In stages over the next dozen years, Iraq attained its independence as a... ... read more