Articles in Iraq ( 392 )

392 Articles of interest in Iraq

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  • Kisurra

    Kisurra (modern Tell Abu Hatab, Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian city situated on the west bank of the Euphrates, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north of Shuruppak. The cities name has been described as meaning the "place of spinning"…

  • Haradum

    Haradum (modern Khirbit ed-Diniye, Iraq) was an ancient Near East city on the middle Euphrates about 90 kilometers southeast of Mari.

  • Bekhme Dam

    The Bekhme Dam is an unfinished multi-purpose rock-fill dam on the Great Zab 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Arbil, Iraq. The main purposes of the dam are to produce 1500 MW of hydro-electricity and to manage flooding. If completed, the 230-metre…

  • Battle of Al Rumaythah

    The Battle of Al Rumaythah (26 September 2006) was fought during the morning in the Iraqi town of Al Rumaythah in Al Muthanna province between Australian forces of the Overwatch Battle Group (West) and unidentified Iraqi insurgents. The Australians …

  • Baghdad Hotel

    The Baghdad Hotel is a large hotel in Baghdad, Iraq, favored by Westerners after the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The hotel overlooks the Tigris on its eastern bank.

  • Amiriyah Fallujah

    Al-Amiriyah or Amiriyah Fallujah, Arabic: العامريةal-ʻāmiriyyah (also Ameriyah, Amiriyyah, Ameriya and the like), is a city in the Al Anbar province, about 30 km south of Fallujah. Ameriyah residents belong mostly to the Albu Issa subtribe, part o…

  • Al-Sarafiya bridge

    The al-Sarafiya bridge (Arabic,جسر الصرافية) crosses the River Tigris in Baghdad. It was built in the 1940s or 1950sand connected the two northern Baghdad neighborhoods of Waziriyah and Utafiyah.

  • Al Qa'qaa

    The Al Qa'qaa' State Establishment (Arabic: القعقاعal-Qa’qā’; also Romanized al Qa Qaa, al Qa'qa) was a massive weapons facility 48 kilometres south of Baghdad. It is near to the towns of Yusifiyah and Iskandariya at the geographic coordinates (33…

  • Shamia

    • Shamia(Arabic: الشامية‎) is a town in Al Qadisyah Governorate of Iraq (31°57′49″N44°35′56″E)
  • Saddat al Hindiyah

    Saddat al Hindiyah is a city on the Euphrates River in Iraq. It is located just south of Musayyib and 80 km south of Baghdad. In October 2003, the US Army initiated rehabilitation of roads and swamp areas in the Nasir neighborhood of Sadat al Hindiy…

  • Nahr Umr Field

    Nahr Umr Field is an oil field, located north of Basrah, Iraq. Nahr Umr Field is proven to hold 6.6 billion barrels of recoverable reserve.

  • Lake Hamrin

    Lake Hamrin, also known as Diyala Dam, is a man-made lake approximately 50 km north-east of the Baquba, in Iraq's Diyala province.

  • Kut Barrage

    The Kut Barrage is a barrage on the Tigris river, located in the modern town of Kut in Wasit Governorate, Iraq. It is 516 metres (1,693 ft) long, 10.5 metres (34 ft) high and consists of 56 gates, each 6 metres (20 ft) wide. The maximum discharge of…

  • Khasa River

    The Khasa River (Arabic: نهر خاصة‎, Kurdish: ڕووباری خاسە) is a winterbourne river which runs through the city of Kirkuk in northern Iraq. It dries up completely in the summer but turns into a raging river in the winter, flooding its banks at times …

  • Dibis Dam

    The Dibis (Dibbis) Dam or Dibis Regulator is a gravel-alluvial fill embankment dam located on Lesser Zab River approximately 130 km upstream from its confluence with the Tigris River. The dam is located directly north of the town of Dibis in Kirkuk …

  • Al-Washash

    Al-Washash is a neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq.Located within Mansour district, surrounded by, Iskan from west, Al-Mutanabi from south, Al-Mothana Airport from east.

  • Tell Ishchali

    Tell Ishchali is an archaeological site in Diyala Province (Iraq). It is thought to be ancient Nerebtum or Kiti and was part of the city-state of Eshnunna.

  • Sarsing

    Sarsing or Sarsink (Syriac: ܣܪܣܢܓ) is an Assyrian village in Assyria in the Iraqi providence of Dohuk, northern Iraq. The name "Sarsing" derives from the Kurdish for "above (or) or upon chest".

  • Sandur, Iraq

    Sandur, also spelt Sundur (Aramaic: ܣܢܕܘܪ‎), was a village located in northern Iraq, about 70 miles north of Mosul, near Duhok, towards Amediyah.

  • Sami Abdulrahman Park

    Sami Abdulrahman Park is a green area in Arbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. Being the largest park in Iraq, it is several hectares in size and contains a lake, rose garden and the Martyrs Monument as well as a restaurant and market.

  • Qalat Sukkar

    Qalat Sukkar (Qal`at es Sikar) (Arabic:قلعة سكر ) is a town in the Dhi Qar Governorate, Iraq, located on the Gharraf Canal. It has a population of 19,942.

  • Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station

    The Nasiriyah Drainage Pump Station is a land drainage pumping station in Iraq 10km southeast of Nasiriyah in the province of Dhi Qar. The station pumps farm run-off collected by the Main Outfall Drain (MOD) north of the Euphrates River in Dhi Qar a…

  • Khan Murjan

    The Khan Murjan (Arabic: خان مرجان)‎ is a building in the souq of Baghdad, Iraq. The structure was first built in the 14th century as a caravanserai, an inn for traveling merchants, whose center was a hall more than 13 metres (43 ft) high. The crene…

  • Hemrin Dam

    The Hemrin Dam is a dam on the Diyala River 100 km northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. The main purpose of the dam is flood control, irrigation and hydroelectric generation. Its power station has a 50 MW capacity. The dam and the attached power house were b…

  • Diyala Weir

    Diyala Weir, also known as the Diyala Barrage or Diyala Weir, is a diversion dam on the Diyala River 90 km northeast of Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Badarash

    Badarash is an Assyrian village in the Iraqi province of Dohuk. The village of Badarash is located 1.5 kilometres from the centre of Sarsink.