In pictures: Iraqi artists play Operetta in Basra

The show included theatre, poetry and musical performances at the first theatre to open in nearly 15 years in the southeastern city of Basra.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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An Iraqi woman takes a photo as she watches an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis perform an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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Iraqis watch an Operetta at the first theatre to open in the southeastern city of Basra in nearly 15-years.
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