Iraq's Anbar rebuilds, one year after defeat of IS group
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An exclusive report by FRANCE 24's Simona Foltyn. At Fallujah’s train station, the only train is boarding. The daily service to the capital Baghdad resumed in July, two years after Iraqi government forces retook the city from the Islamic State group. Across the tracks, the old station remains in ruins, but the new building is operational in a symbol of the reconstruction process in Fallujah – and in Anbar province at large. But the reopening of the train line is one of the few successful government projects as Iraq rebuilds from the ashes of the destruction wreaked by the IS group – education and health are both still struggling to return to normal due to a lack of funding.