Alexander the Great returns to Iraq

Greece and Iraq announce a joint plan to erect a statue of Alexander in northern Iraq


 

Greece and Iraq have announced a joint plan to erect a statue of Alexander the Great in Mosul, northern Iraq, to mark the place where Alexander defeated the Persian emperor Darius III in 331 B.C. Get ready for a dustup involving Macedonia, which claims Alexander as its own, and Iran, which can¹t understand why anyone should celebrate the fall of the Persian Empire in the first place.

Al Arabiya News Channel


 
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