'Crazy love' for Iraq's real life 'Romeo and Juliet'

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They may look like an unlikely Romeo and Juliet, but Zahra and Hassan have risked their lives to be together.

The Shi'a and Sunni Muslims fell in love during the height of Iraq's sectarian war and went on to defy their families' wishes by getting married.

"We are unshakable, nothing can drive us apart," Zahra told the BBC's Rami Ruhayem.

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