Iraq is in news these days due to government and allied militia forces fight to reclaim territory from the Islamic Group militants. Protest against present Iraqi government led by Haider al-Abadi and possible independence of Kurdistan are the other news at this moment.
Amidst such turmoil, people have forgotten how the country used to look before becoming a war plagued country. Old Iraqi Pictures Twitter account has posted some beautiful nostalgic photographs of the country. This Twitter account has around 9000 followers, and the recent pictures from this account have gone viral over social media.
It posts regular photographs of Iraq, especially those pictures that were taken before the saga of wars started in this region. Iraq was a regional center of culture, education, medicine, etc.