Baghdad Curfew to be Lifted

By John Lee.

Iraq is to permanently lift a decade-old curfew on Baghdad.

Brigadier General Saad Maan, the spokesman for the Baghdad Operation Brigade, told the AFP news agency that Prime Minister al-Abadi ordered that the curfew be completely lifted from this Saturday.

According to a report from Al Jazeera, the hours it has been in force have varied over the years, but it has most recently lasted from midnight to 5am.

(Source: Al Jazeera, AFP)

(Picture Credit: James Gordon)

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