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BAGHDAD _ Iraqi actors, writers, and directors are returning to the country after many years abroad to take part in the first Ramadan drama filmed in the country since 2012. Cross format team visited the set, interviewed the writer, lead actor, and director, and filmed them shooting the show. It’s the latest in efforts to revive the Iraqi cultural and arts scene after the war on IS. With photos and video. By Philip Issa. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.