Pictures from Hugh in Iraq
Hugh Sykes has been reporting from Baghdad quite a lot recently, over the sixth annniversary of the start of the Iraq War in 2003. Here are some pictures from him which allow us a glimpse at what it's like there now.
Read the paper hopefully, but don't put your gun away.
Checkpoints still rule.
Blastwalls still dominate.
"We have to get out. The children have forgotten how to play": Mohammed, with his son Ali.
"Take our picture mister!"
Farand Nashat, trumpet student.
Farand with his mother Bushra.
This is their neighbourhood.
Tourists in Iraq: Bridget Jones (aged 77, an archaeologist from London) and Geoff Moore (a retired subpostmaster from Otterburn.He's 75.)