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Qaryat al 'Abbadi in the region of Anbar is a town located in Iraq - some 25 mi (or 39 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Qaryat al 'Abbadi is now 10:55 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Rumaylat, Karbala, Ibrahim Ahmad, Hasan al Laji or Arab Hadi al Jarad. When in this area, you might want to check out Shaykh Dir' al Muhammad, Qaryat Muhayrijah, Muhammad al 'Abbas, Qaryat al Lahib, Uwaylim and Qaryat al 'Abbadi as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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12:21 min ( August 08, 2012 by MrMarkatag)
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Abu ghraib, from a christian point of view


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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 33.36, 43.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

MEK Compound

The MEK Compound (Mujahedin-E Khalq) in Fallujah, Iraq (also known as Camp Fallujah) is a large compound used by the U.S. Marines from 2004 to 2009. Prior to Marine occupation, the Iranian dissident group called Mujahideen-e-Khalq used the MEK as a training camp, but turned it over to the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne on May 11, 2003 after the Mujahideen-e-Khalq surrender. On March 24, 2004, the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force took over the facility and used it as a base camp.

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Located at 33.36, 43.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Defunct United States Marine Corps facilities, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

Dreamland (Fallujah, Iraq)

Camp Baharia, also known as Dreamland or FOB Volturno, was a U.S. military installation that was located just outside the city of Fallujah, Iraq. It was the smaller of two major U.S. military bases maintained just outside the Fallujah city limits, during the Iraq War.

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Located at 33.36, 43.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Fallujah, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

Abu Ghraib

Not to be confused with Abu Gorab.

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Located at 33.36, 43.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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 33.36, 43.98 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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