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Earlier this week, Iraqis were able to enjoy a brief moment of respite amid rising geopolitical tensions and a historic uprising with the first snowfall in over a decade, the Washington Post reports. To most Iraqis, the snows, which covered the Iraqi capital last Tuesday, were a welcome sight. From Baghdad to Mosul, Iraqi children were lobbing snowballs and building snowmen. In Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the bastion of the county’s protest movement, protesters scribbled anti-government slogans on the snow-covered ground.…