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Third-generation Iraqi looks after Abraham’s birthplace

by Carlos Hamann UR, Iraq Aug 20, 2005 (AFP) –   Dhia Mhesen rattles off fact after fact about this ancient mud brick city, the site of a giant ziggurat and the reputed birthplace of Abraham — the prophet revered by Judaism, Christianity and Islam alike. “The ziggurat was the temple of the moon god,” said … Continue reading