President-elect Donald Trump
through Baghdad - something Washington has resisted in pursuit of a strategy to prevent Iraq fragmenting.
Trump gave the Kurds hope that this might change when, during the campaign, he praised their fighters’ skill and loyalty and called for them to be armed. “I’m a big fan of the Kurdish forces,” he said in July. Trump’s position on full Kurdish independence is unclear and his office did not respond to a request for comment. But many
Trump Fish, located between an appliance shop and a laundromat, has not yet turned a profit, according to Zawity, who runs the eatery with his three brothers. The dining room was empty when Reuters visited at lunchtime, save a few customers who had ordered takeaway. The restaurant offers just one dish: masgouf, a grilled fish farmed in local rivers and seasoned with olive oil, pepper, lemon and spices. It is considered Iraq’s national dish.