Eden Restored - The Mesopotamian Marshes of Iraq, 2015 People have returned to their traditional way of life after they were forced to evacuate the marshes when they were drained in the early nineties by Saddam Hussein.
The Abbasid Palace was probably established by Caliph Al-Naser Ledinillah in the during the Abbasid period of history, making it one of the oldest palaces in the world, and it is the oldest surviving building in Baghdad.
“It was a dream”: Haunting images capture a lost world
Local contractors construct the inner walls of a marsh Arab mudhif. The reeds are gathered from marshlands near the Euphrates River. The house is a blend of adobe and reed building materials used frequently by marsh Arabs in southeast Iraq.