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Iraqi Artists keep up Pottery Tradition

By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Hussein Shaalan feels nostalgic for the 1990s, when international sanctions against Iraq following the country’s annexation of Kuwait made his pottery business soar. “The 1990s were the last years when this […]

Video: Iraq’s Ancient Pottery Industry Struggling

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq’s ancient pottery culture in the holy city of Najaf is dying out with the increasing demand for more modern products. Iraqis, who traditionally used clay utensils for storing food and cooking are turning […]