Iraq unrest: Life as a tailor in Baghdad
28 December 2013 Last updated at 07:49 GMT
Violence in Iraq has reached a level not seen since 2008, with more than 8,000 civilians killed so far this year.
But how is the unrest affecting everyday life in Baghdad?
The BBC has revisited some residents of the city, first interviewed three years ago, to see what their lives are like now.
Abbas al Azzawi is a tailor in the capital.