Articles in Iraq ( 392 )

392 Articles of interest in Iraq

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  • Mashkan-shapir

    Mashkan-shapir (modern Tell Abu Duwari, Al Qadisyah Governorate, Iraq) was an ancient city in the Ancient Near East roughly 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Nippur and around 90 miles (140 km) southeast of Baghdad.

  • Hibhib

    Hibhib is a small village in northern Iraq, located 8 km (5.0 mi), northwest of the town of Baquba. A previous leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi maintained a safehouse in the village.

  • Dilbat

    Dilbat (modern Tell ed-Duleim or Tell al-Deylam, Iraq) was an ancient Sumerian minor city located southeast from Babylon on the eastern bank of the Western Euphrates in modern day Al-Qādisiyyah, Iraq. The ziggurat E-ibe-Anu, dedicated to the goddess…

  • Baghdad Medical City

    Baghdad Medical City (مدينة الطب ) formerly known as Saddam Medical City (1983-2003) and before that known as Medical City Teaching Hospital (1973-1983) is a complex of several teaching hospitals in Bab Al-Moatham, Baghdad, Iraq

  • Al Mosul University Stadium

    Al Mosul University Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Mosul, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Mosul FC. The stadium holds 20,000 people.

  • Al Kifl

    Al Kifl (Arabic: بن الكفل‎; also known as Kifl) is a town in southeastern Iraq on the Euphrates River, between Najaf and Al Hillah. The population in and near the town is about 15,000. Kifl is the location of a tomb claimed to be that of holy man Dh…

  • Adhaim Dam

    Adhaim Dam is a multi-purpose embankment dam on the Al Uzaym (Adhaim) River 133 km northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. The purpose of the dam is flood control, hydro-power and irrigation. The dam was completed in 2000 with only the embankment, spillway and …

  • Tell es-Sawwan

    Tell es-Sawwan is an important Samarran period archaeological site in Saladin Province, Iraq. It is located 110 kilometres (68 mi) north of Baghdad, and south of Samarra.

  • Tell Uqair

    Tell Uqair (Tell Uquair, Tell Aqair) is a tell or settlement mound northeast of Babylon and about 50 miles (80 km) south of Baghdad in modern Babil Governorate, Iraq.

  • Shatt al-Hayy

    The Gharraf Canal, Shaṭṭ al-Ḥayy (Arabic: شط الحي), also known as Shaṭṭ al-Gharrāf (Arabic: شط الغرّاف) or the Hai river, is an ancient canal that connects Tigris with Euphrates in Iraq. As an Ottoman defensive line lay along the canal, it was a the…

  • Sha'ab, Baghdad

    Sha'ab (Arabic: الشعب‎) is a neighborhood of Adhamiyah district, Baghdad, Iraq, It is subdivided to Sha'ab east (22nd), Sha'ab south (23rd), Sha'ab north (24th).

  • Samarra Barrage

    Samarra Barrage (Arabic: سد سامَرّاء‎) and Tharthar Barrage (Arabic: سد الثَرثار‎) is a multi-purpose barrage on the Tigris River adjacent (west) of Samarra and north of Baghdad, Iraq. The main purpose of the dam is to divert floodwater in the Tigri…

  • Mansour Hotel

    The Al Mansour Hotel (Arabic,فندق المنصور) is situated in the coastside of the Tigris river in the middle of Baghdad city.

  • Hindiya Barrage

    The Hindiya Barrage is located on the Euphrates south of the town of Musayyib in Babil Governorate, Iraq. It was designed by British civil engineer William Willcocks in response to the silting up of the Hillah branch of the Euphrates.

  • Duhok Stadium

    Duhok Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Dohuk, Kurdistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Duhok football club.

  • Buhriz

    Buhriz is an Iraqi town of about 40,000 located 25 miles north of Baghdad and 6 miles south of the major city of Baquba.

  • Battle of Dayr al-'Aqul

    The Battle of Dayr al-‘Aqul (Arabic: دير العقول‎, Persian: دیرالعقول‎) was fought on April 8, 876 between forces of the Saffarid amir Ya'qub ibn Laith and the Abbasid Caliphate.

  • Al Tarmia

    Al Tarmia or Tarmiyah (Arabic: الطارمية) is a town in the Al Faris district of the Baghdad Governorate in Iraq. The area is a sparsely populated farming community.

  • Umm al Binni lake

    Umm al Binni lake is a mostly dry lake in Maysan Governorate in southern Iraq within the Central Marshes. The 3.4 km wide lake is approximately 45 km northwest of the Tigris–Euphrates confluence.

  • Sardasht County

    Sardasht County (Persian: شهرستان سردشت‎) is a county in West Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Sardasht. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 104,146, in 20,414 families. The county is subdivided into two district…

  • Baghdad Gymnasium

    Baghdad Gymnasium, (Arabic: صالة الجمنيزيوم للألعاب الرياضية ‎), formerly Saddam Hussein Gymnasium, is a sports complex in Baghdad, Iraq adjacent to the Al-Shaab Stadium. Designed by Le Corbusier under the commission of King Faisal II in 1956 for po…

  • Ramadi Barrage

    Ramadi Barrage is a two-section diversion dam on the Euphrates River adjacent (west) of Ramadi, Iraq. The main purpose of the northern barrage is to slow or stop water if needed, allowing it to be diverted through the southern barrage into a canal.

  • Lake Qadisiyah

    A man-made reservoir in Al-Anbar, Iraq, Lake Qadisiyah (Arabic: بحيرة القادسية‎) sits on the north side of the Haditha Dam.