Out of the troubled and blood stained sands of Iraq comes an encouraging story of progress and rebirth. The once widespread and historic train lines of Iraq have suffered in the conflicts of the past 15 years. But now there is a daily train connection from Baghdad to Falluja. A city that was once infamous for the ferocity of the insurgents there.
The train line is a sign that stability is returning to the conflict ridden country and that the country and people are beginning to rise up out of the rubble of the past.
Find the full story by Reuters journalists John Davison and Larry King here.
Image of Iraqi Diesel Locomotive from wikicommons.