A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters
A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Iraq

Business is booming at Baghdad gun shops after arms control rethink

After years of tight rules, Baghdad has decided to relax laws on selling and possession of weapons, which some Iraqis say will ‘decrease crime’

Topic |   Iraq
A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters
A man checks a gun at a weapons shop in Baghdad, Iraq on August 11, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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