Click the link to read the rest of the article. But I’ll warn you it isn’t for the faint of heart. The quagmire that is Iraq; the un-winnable war in Iraq; Iraq is the land where America is creating more terrorist, now this … :bigyikes:
Iraq was set to hold its first-ever international flower festival on Wednesday with the hope of showing the world that peace is blossoming after the winter of a long war.
Municipal council spokesman Hakim Abdel Zahra said the festival would open at 5 pm (1400 GMT) in central Baghdad’s Al-Zawra park with flower merchants from several Middle Eastern and European countries as well as India.
“We want to send a message that Iraq is a country that is interested in love and peace,” Abdel Zahra said. “The time of violence and fear is over now.”