Baghdad Baghdad

In Iraq, masgouf is part of the national cuisine, but it's getting harder to find as the country still reels from war, sanctions, water quality and economic problems. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi soldiers and civilians inspect the damage at the site of a suicide bombing that targeted Shiite Muslims on Saturday in the Shaab area of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Sabah Arar /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sabah Arar /AFP/Getty Images

Burnt incubators stand outside Yarmuk hospital in west Baghdad on Wednesday, after an overnight fire killed at least 11 babies. The New York Times reports that the fire broke out at a ward for premature babies. Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sabah Arar/AFP/Getty Images

Iraqi firefighters and civilians evacuate bodies of victims killed from a bomb at a commercial area on Sunday in Karada neighborhood, Baghdad, Iraq. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Khalid Mohammed/AP

At Least 142 Killed In Islamic State-Claimed Bombing In Baghdad

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/484562646/484573033" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr chant slogans after breaking into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone on Friday. Ahmad al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Ahmad al-Rubaye /AFP/Getty Images