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Al Jisr Destination Guide

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Al Jisr in the region of Baghdād is a town in Iraq - some 12 mi (or 20 km) South-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Al Jisr is now 11:58 AM (Wednesday). 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: Zaydan al Khalaf, Umm al Ghizlan, Sayyid Ra'uf, Salman Bak, Mizban or Tall Abu 'Akulah. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Road Side Bomb in Iraq

14:17 min ( October 08, 2012 by donald palmer)
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This video is shot from rear vehicle. The blast was between the first and second trucks. Only minor injuries. Notice the indicators along the route. The local populace was not present. The children we...

Baghdad Airview

00:38 min ( September 29, 2011 by Telespectacular)
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Flight over Baghdad, Iraq. Clearly visible is the Tigris River


00:17 min ( April 28, 2009 by scribedry)
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Interesting facts about this location

Operation Opera

Operation Opera, also known as Operation Babylon, was a surprise Israeli air strike carried out on 7 June 1981, that destroyed a nuclear reactor under construction 17 kilometers (10.5 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq. This operation was after Iran's Operation Scorch Sword that damaged this nuclear facility months before. In 1976, Iraq purchased an "Osiris"-class nuclear reactor from France.

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Located at 33.25, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:1981 in Iraq, 1981 in Israel, 1981 in aviation, Aerial operations and battles involving Israel, Airstrikes, Arab–Israeli conflict, Battles involving Iraq, Battles involving Israel, Conflicts in 1981, Cross-border operations, France–Iraq relations, Iraq–Israel relations, Military operations of the Iran–Iraq War

Diyala River

The Diyala River after Darban-e Khan Dam:Kurdish: Sirwan, سيروان, Arabic: نهر ديالى‎, Persian: سیروان دیاله, is a river and tributary of the Tigris that runs mainly through Eastern Iraq but also Western Iran. It covers a total distance of 445 km . It rises near Sanandaj, in the Zagros Mountains of Iran. It then descends through the mountains, where for some 32 km it forms the border between the two countries. It finally feeds into the Tigris below Baghdad.

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Located at 33.25, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, International rivers of Asia, Iran–Iraq border, Rivers of Iran, Rivers of Iraq, Tigris River

Baghdad Nuclear Research Facility

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 industrial and medical wastes. The radioactive material would not be useful for a fission bomb, but could be used in a dirty bomb.

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Located at 33.25, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Iraq, Iraq and weapons of mass destruction, Nuclear research centers, Nuclear technology in Iraq, Research institutes in Iraq

Namir Noor-Eldeen

Namir Noor-Eldeen (September 1, 1984 – July 12, 2007) was an Iraqi freelance photojournalist. He was killed, along with his assistant Saeed Chmagh and a number of Iraqi citizens, by American military forces in the New Baghdad district of Baghdad, Iraq, during an airstrike on July 12, 2007.

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Located at 33.25, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1984 births, 2000s in media, 2007 deaths, 2010s in media, Iraq War, Journalists killed while covering the Iraq War, Photojournalism controversies, Photojournalists, Reuters

New Baghdad

New Baghdad or Baghdad Al-Jidida is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad, Iraq. This district has nine Neighborhood Advisory Councils (NAC) and a District Advisory Council. It is located east of the city center. This district was renamed, 9 Nissan or Tisa Nissan was the new name Nissan is the word for April, although most Iraqis do not yet use that name (9 Nissan). It is also known as 7 Nissan. 29. Shaab stadium, Bor Saeid sqr, Matyr's Monument 30. Muthana, Zayouna 31.

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Located at 33.25, 44.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Administrative districts in Baghdad, Neighborhoods in Baghdad