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Janabin in the region of Anbar is a town in Iraq - some 27 mi (or 44 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Janabin is now 08:16 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Shaykh Dir' al Muhammad, Muhammad al 'Abbas, Qaryat al Lahib, Karbala or Qaryat Albu Khalifah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.



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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Cunaxa

The Battle of Cunaxa was fought in 401 BC between Cyrus the Younger and his elder brother Arsaces, who had inherited the Persian throne as Artaxerxes II in 404 BC. The great battle of the revolt of Cyrus took place 70 km north of Babylon, at Cunaxa, on the left bank of the Euphrates River. The main source is a Greek eyewitness and soldier, Xenophon.

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Located at 33.45, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

First Battle of Fallujah

The First Battle of Fallujah, also known as Operation Vigilant Resolve, was an unsuccessful attempt by the U.S. military to capture the city of Fallujah in April 2004. The chief catalyst for the operation was the highly-publicized killing and mutilation of four Blackwater USA private military contractors, and the killings of five American soldiers in Habbaniyah a few days earlier.

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Located at 33.45, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Iraq War in 2004, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, Fallujah, Iraqi insurgency, Operations involving American special forces, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War, Urban warfare

Fallujah

For other meanings see Fallujah (disambiguation). Fallujah is a city in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, located roughly 69 kilometers west of Baghdad on the Euphrates. Fallujah dates from Babylonian times and was host to important Jewish academies for many centuries. The city grew from a small town in 1947 to a population of 326,471 inhabitants in 2010. Within Iraq, it is known as the "city of mosques" for the more than 200 mosques found in the city and surrounding villages.

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Located at 33.45, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fallujah, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Anbar Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Abu Ghraib

Not to be confused with Abu Gorab.

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Located at 33.45, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Baghdad Province

Baghdad Central Prison

The Baghdad Central Prison, formerly known as Abu Ghraib prison is in Abu Ghraib, an Iraqi city 32 km (20 mi) west of Baghdad. It was built by British contractors in the 1950s. Observers estimated that in 2001, the prison held as many as 15,000 inmates. In 2002 Saddam's government began an expansion project to add six new cellblocks to the prison. In October 2002, Saddam Hussein gave amnesty to most prisoners in Iraq.

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Located at 33.45, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:1960s establishments, Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, George W. Bush administration controversies, Human rights in Iraq, Military installations of Iraq, Military police of the United States, Penal system in Iraq, Prisoner-of-war camps, Prisons in Iraq, Torture in the United States