Baghdad's weekly book market
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Baghdad residents 'determined to carry on as normal'

As Islamic State militants press towards Baghdad from the west, there has been speculation that the Iraqi capital could fall, though the government and international community say it should never be allowed to happen.

For the citizens of Baghdad, the situation causes more anxiety in their already-stressful lives.

Sally Nabil went along to the weekly book market in the centre of the city, to ask people what it is like to live in Baghdad these days.

  • 17 Oct 2014
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