A glimpse at Baghdad Media City


For most of the last decade, Baghdad brought together the world's top media brands to cover the war. Now, a group of Iraqi investors want them to stay for the economic opportunity.

has the most detail to date on the Baghdad Media City project that broke ground north of the city earlier this month: a $128-million, 80,000-square-metre development on land leased from the government due to be ready for companies to move in as early as the end of next year.

But the renderings, prepared by the architectural group, Irco, didn't make it in, so here they are for your imagining pleasure. For those interested in following this up, more information about Baghdad Media City can be found

, with more about its licencing organisation, the Baghdad Investment Commission, is