Iraq may have a state-dominated, oil dependent economy, but that doesn't mean Iraqis and foreign investors aren't trying their hand at new private businesses. Below are some images of a new shopping mall that just opened in Baghdad, and another under construction.
The new Maximall in Baghdad, January 2012 (Reuters)
Inside the new mall (Reuters)
Another shot of the interior of the new mall (Reuters)
Another shopping center under construction in Baghdad (Reuters)