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Renowned Iraqi poet Muzaffar al-Nawab dies

The death of revered Iraqi poet Muzaffar al-Nawab, has stirred controversy in the Iraqi street between the admirers of his poetry and the critics of his alleged 'immoral' stances.
Nawab funeral

BAGHDAD — Iraq bid farewell on May 20 to Muzaffar Abdul Majeed Al-Nawab, nicknamed the “revolutionary poet” for decrying some corrupt regimes across the Arab world.

Nawab passed away at University Hospital Sharjah in the UAE after a long illness at the age of 88 years. His body was brought back to Iraq by and met by the prime minister and other prominent officials.

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