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Iraq

Breathing life into Babylon's ruins

Babylon

Steven Lee Myers, Jimijma After years of neglect and violence, parts of ancient Mesopotamia are being restored to their former glory.

Frequent flyer

Frequent flyer: Tom Gleeson

This stand-up comedian has performed from Edinburgh to Iraq and wars in between.

Middle East

Next hot spot: Iraq

A group of intrepid tourists has just returned from a tour of the war-torn country, writes Martin Chulov.

Photo galleries

The world's heritage from space

Pyramids satellite view.

Exhibition features giant satellite images of UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Travellers Tips

World

Culture on every corner

Art start ... Venice Biennale.

We've trawled the globe to find this year's 10 most compelling cultural events.

Map of Iraq

Travel News

Family kicked off Southwest Airlines flight over Twitter complaint

Soutwest Airlines plane.

3:09pm | A family was asked to get off flight in the US because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline's service.

Malaysia Airlines wins support after poignant MH17 tweet

ANNIE DANG 10:34am | Malaysia Airlines has received huge support after posting a simple, poignant message on Twitter.

'Drunk' Ryanair passenger attempts to open plane door during flight

LIZZIE PORTER 8:59am | A nervous flyer drunkenly attempted to open the exit door on a Dublin-bound Ryanair flight after mistaking it for the toilet.

Snow industry's powdery promises doubted by skiers

MISA HAN 1:01pm | Reports of excellent snow cover in Thredbo, Perisher and Mt Buller have left a flurry of powdery promises on social media.

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