The Christian Science Monitor reports that the anniversary of the assassination of King Faisel II is a national holiday in Iraq, but "some politicians say it's time to rethink that."
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"Almost 2,000 years after its last native speakers disappeared, the sound of Ancient Babylonian makes a comeback."
The sound of Akkadian – Listen to Ancient Babylonian online
"More than 2 1/2 years after looters sacked Iraq's National Museum in Baghdad, Iraqi authorities and police forces throughout the world are still searching for thousands of stolen items."
You can learn more here: Lost Treasures From Iraq