Baghdad curfew to be lifted this weekend, Iraqi PM says

February 5, 2015 4:17 PM

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Baghdad curfew to be lifted this weekend, Iraqi PM says

Some form of curfew has been in place in the Iraqi capital since the US-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Baghdad — Baghdad's decade-old curfew will end on Saturday and four neighborhoods will be "demilitarized," Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Thursday, as he tries to normalize the capital.

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