For decades, the overland route between western Iraq and #Lebanon has been the busiest and most important passage for the transportation of #books and publications to #Iraq. Today, the route has fallen under control of the #IslamicState (IS), with fighters censoring #book shipments to prevent the entry of material and information they consider to be contrary to #Islam.
Biblical prophet Ezekiel's tomb with rabbi caretakers in the Iraqi town of Kifl, not far from the ancient city of Babylon. Ezekiel prophesized the destruction of Jerusalem in 587 BCE and the exile to Babylon. Photo 1932. There aren't any Jews in Iraq today.