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Al 'Abbasiyah Destination Guide

Touring Al 'Abbasiyah in Iraq.

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Al 'Abbasiyah in the region of An Najaf is located in Iraq - some 87 mi (or 140 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Al 'Abbasiyah is now 08:41 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Sulaichiya, Karbala, Baghdad, As Samawah, Ash Shamiyah or Qaryat Abu Jassun. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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02:57 min ( January 20, 2009 by aqeelmehdee)
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ANSAR PARTY LAHORE WITH MALIK ASAD IN MUSSJID-Y-KUFA IRAQ IN 2009 2010 karbala pakistan majlis matam noha mola ali AS imam hussain karbala iraq iran matamdari matame ansar party lahore

Recon Marines in Iraq

09:34 min ( July 01, 2011 by ReconScoutSniper8541)
Views: 10,051 - Rating: 4.33333/5

This is my plt's (A Co, 2nd Plt, 1st Recon) deployment montage from our 2004 trip to Iraq. I had to cut the video short but oh well. Enjoy. Thanks to Jonathan Kelly for making the video. Music in the ...


07:49 min ( October 20, 2009 by nomorenarcissism)
Views: 2,745 - Rating: 3.76923/5

What do you get when you combine greedy traitors at General Dynamic Land Systems (GDLS) with weak-ego, narcissists who gobble up whatever BS fed them by the Army bureaucracy? LOTS OF WHEELED TRUCK, VI...

Al-Najaf Province - IRAQ

06:33 min ( July 22, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
Views: 778 - Rating: 3.66667/5

AL-Najaf province in Iraq is home to the holy city of Najaf which is well-known as the site of the tomb of Imam Ali and it is a great center of pilgrimage from throughout the Shi'a Islamic world. AL-N...

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Interesting facts about this location


Kufa is a city in Iraq, about 170 kilometres south of Baghdad, and 10 kilometres northeast of Najaf. It is located on the banks of the Euphrates River. The estimated population in 2003 was 110,000. Along with Samarra, Karbala, Kadhimiya and Najaf, Kufa is one of five Iraqi cities that are of great importance to Shia Muslims. The city was the final capital of ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, and was founded within the first hundred years of the 622 Hijra.

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Located at 32.08, 44.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Amṣar, Capitals of caliphates, Kufa


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 Urash, was located in the center of the city and was mentioned in the Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Located at 32.08, 44.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Former populated places in Iraq, Qadisiyyah Province, Sumerian cities

An-Najaf Stadium

An Najaf Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Najaf, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Najaf football club. The stadium holds 12,000 people.

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Located at 32.08, 44.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Iraq


Najaf is a city in Iraq about 160 km (roughly 100 miles) south of Baghdad. Its estimated population in 2008 is 560,000 people. It is the capital of Najaf Governorate. It is widely considered the third holiest city of Shi'a Islam and the center of Shia political power in Iraq.

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Located at 32.08, 44.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:791 establishments, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Najaf, Populated places established in the 8th century, Shia holy cities

Battle of Najaf (2004)

The Battle of Najaf was fought between United States and Iraqi forces on one side and the Islamist Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr on the other in the Iraqi city of Najaf in August 2004.

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Located at 32.08, 44.44 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:2004 in Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War in 2004, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Conflicts in 2004, Najaf, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War, Urban warfare