Friday, June 1, 2012

Baghdad's Ghazal Market


Ghazal Market in Baghdad is one of the oldest in the city. It specializes in animal vendors, and is only open on Fridays. Below are pictures of the market in May 2012. 

Two birds for sale by a young boy, May 11, 2012 (Getty Images)
Man with a parrot for sale (Getty Images)
A small snake for sale (Getty Images)
People looking through the market at various animals including a dog (Getty Images)
A man looking at a cage full of small chicks for sale (Getty Images)


This Day In Iraqi History - Aug 16

1933 Iraqi army campaign to kill Assyrians in north ended 1946 KDP founded by Mustafa Barzani and Hamzah Abdullah 1962 Turkish planes...