Wasit (Arabic,واسط) is a place in Wasit Governorate, south east of Kut in eastern Iraq.
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The town Koy Sanjaq (Kurdish: Koye, also known as Koya; Arabic: كوي سنجق) is located in the Erbil Governorate of Iraqi Kurdistan, close to the Iranian border.
Kifri (or "Kifrî") is a town in Iraq and the seat of Kifri District. The district population was estimated at 42,010 in 2003 (source: 2003 - NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq).
Badra (Arabic,بدرة, Kurdish Bedre) is a town in south eastern Iraq near the Iraqi-Iranian borders in Wasit Governorate.
The Fortress of Al-Ukhaidir or Abbasid palace of Ukhaider is located roughly 50 km south of Karbala, Iraq. It is a large, rectangular fortress erected in 775 AD with a unique defensive style. Constructed by the Abbasid caliph As-Saffah's nephew Isa …
The 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing was the detonation of a large truck bomb in a busy market in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on 3 February 2007. The suicide attack killed at least 135 people and injured 339 others.
The Al Hillah bombing killed 127 people, chiefly men lining up to join the Iraqi police forces, at the recruiting centre on February 28, 2005 in Al Hillah, Iraq.
An Nukhayb (Arabic: النخيب, alt. Nukhaib, Nkheeb) is a town in Al-Anbar province in Iraq. Prior to the 1940s, the town fell within Kerbala Governorate.
Khafajah or Khafaje (ancient Tutub) is an archaeological site in Diyala Province (Iraq). It was part of the city-state of Eshnunna.
The town of Barzan (Kurdish: بارزان) is located along the Great Zab in Erbil Governorate, Iraq.
The 2005 Hit convoy ambush was an ambush by Iraqi insurgents of a convoy that was carrying military supplies for U.S. forces. The convoy was escorted by private military contractors. The ambush ended with the death of all the contractors.
The 2005 Al-Aaimmah bridge stampede occurred on August 31, 2005 when 953 people died following a stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge, which crosses the Tigris river in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad.
Soran (Kurdish: قەزای سۆران) is an area in Iraqi Kurdistan bordering Iran and Turkey. Its main city is Diana which is also called Soran, although the town of Rawandiz is better known outside of the region .
Mutanabbi Street (Arabic: شارع المتنبي) is located in Baghdad, Iraq, near the old quarter of Baghdad; at Al Rasheed Street. It is the historic center of Baghdad bookselling, a street filled with bookstores and outdoor book stalls. It was named after…
Muqdadiyah (Arabic: المقدادية) (also transliterated Al-Muqdadiyah, Muqdadia, Miqdadiyah) is a city in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. The city is located at (33°58′43″N44°56′13″E), about 80 km northeast of Baghdad and 30 km northeast of Baquba, th…
The 20 June 2009 Taza bombing was an attack which took place in Taza near Kirkuk, Iraq on 20 June 2009 in a dominant Shia Turkmen community. At least 73 people were killed and over 200 more were injured.
The 10 May 2010 Iraq attacks were a series of bomb and shooting attacks that occurred in Iraq on 10 May 2010, killing over 114 people and injuring 350, the highest death toll for a single day in Iraq in 2010.
Diana (Arabic: ديانا, Syriac: ܕܝܢܐ) is a town in Erbil Governorate, northern Iraq. Diana is the capital of Soran district which has a population of approximately 125,000, of which 64% were refugees who returned to Iraq within the last ten years.
The Baghdad Nuclear Research Facility adjacent to the Tuwaitha "Yellow Cake Factory" contains the remains of nuclear reactors bombed by Israel in 1981 and the United States in 1991. It was used as a storage facility for spent reactor fuel and indust…
The Az Zubair Field, also known as Az-Zubayr, is an oil field located in southern Iraq, west of Basrah.
The as-Salam Palace, previously a home of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, is now an Iraqi military base.
The Al-Fakkah Field, also known as Jebel Al-Fauqi or Jebal Al-Fauqi, is an oil field located in southern Iraq's Maysan Governorate and Khūzestān Province, Iran. The oil field produced 50,000 barrels per day (7,900 m3/d) prior to the 2003 Iraq War an…
The Baghdad police recruitment centre bombing was a suspected suicide bombing in the city of Baghdad, Iraq, that killed 28 people on 8 March 2009. The attack occurred at 10 am local time (UTC+3) in the centre of a crowd outside the police recruitmen…
The 2005 Musayyib bombing was a suicide attack on a marketplace in Musayyib, Iraq, a town 35 miles south of Baghdad on July 16, 2005.
The 12 September 2008 Dujail bombing occurred around 1800 local time (1500 GMT), on 12 September 2008 in Dujail, Salah ad Din Governorate, when a suicide bomber drove and detonated an explosive laden car into a police station killing 31 and injuring…
Tikrit Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Tikrit, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Salah ad Din FC.
Rawa (Arabic: راوة) or Rawaa is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates river. It lies on the north bank of the river, upstream by approx. 20 kilometers from the much larger town of Anah.
The Dukan Dam is a multi-purpose concrete arch dam in As Sulaymaniyah Governorate, Iraq. It impounds the Little Zab, thereby creating Lake Dukan.
The Badush Dam is an unfinished multi-purpose dam on the Tigris 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northwest of Mosul, Iraq. The main purpose of the dam is to produce 170 MW of hydroelectricity in addition to managing tailwater (outflows) from the unstable Mosu…
Royal Tulip Al Rasheed Hotel (sometimes spelled Al-Rashid) (Arabic,فندق الرشيد) is an 18-story hotel in Baghdad, Iraq, favored by journalists and media personnel due to its location within Baghdad's Green Zone. It is named after the eighth century C…
Tell Billa is an archaeological site in Nineveh Province (Iraq).
Mandali (Kurdish: Mendelî, Arabic: مندلي) is a town in Diyala Governorate, eastern Iraq, in the Balad Ruz District. The people speak Southern Kurdish and the majority are Shi'as, and there is a sizeable community of Feylis. It is located near the Ir…
Kirkuk Air Base (ICAO: ORKK) was a military airbase located near Kirkuk, Iraq.
Khamisiyah (Arabic: الخميسية Khamisiyah) is an area in southern Iraq located approximately 350 km south east of Baghdad, 200 km north-west of Kuwait City and 270 km north of Al Qaysumah. Khamisiyah is under the administration of the province of Dhi…
The Cristal Grand Ishtar Hotel is a hotel in Baghdad, Iraq located on Firdos Square.
Al-Hindiya or Hindiya (Arabic: الهندية) is a city in Iraq on the Euphrates River. Nouri al Maliki went to school there in his younger days. Al-Hindiya is located in the Kerbala Governorate and is the seat of Al-Hindiya District.