Mask-clad workers box ice cream packages along a production line at the “Fusteka” ice cream factory in Iraq’s southern city of Basra on May 17, 2020. – In Iraq, a national lockdown to halt the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has found some unexpected fans: local businesses who no longer have to compete with Turkish, Iranian or Chinese imports. Those countries, as well as Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kuwait, typically flood Iraqi markets with inexpensive products at prices local producers can’t compete with. (Photo by Hussein FALEH / AFP)

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