In pictures: 2017 Iraqi Cultural Featival

The outdoor area will be transformed into an Iraqi bazaar of food and stalls of art, traditional handcraft and more.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.
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Iraqis attend a cultural festival at Abu Nawas street, along the Tigris river in the capital Baghdad on September 9, 2017.