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Arab Salman Destination Guide

Delve into Arab Salman in Iraq!

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Arab Salman in the region of Baghdād is a place located in Iraq - some 12 mi (or 19 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Arab Salman is now 04:27 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Hatim as Sultan, Muhammad Baqir, Arab Salman, Tall Abu Milh or Muhaymid. While being here, you might want to check out as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Videos

03:35 min ( April 24, 2011 by musataff faris)
Views: 3,220 - Rating: 5/5

An American Seabee

04:13 min ( March 28, 2007 by pribblemt)
Views: 18,550 - Rating: 4.90625/5

A seabee on deployment in Iraq


Flight over Baghdad

01:47 min ( February 12, 2008 by ComicTomFoss)
Views: 2,137 - Rating: 4.33333/5

We took Blackhawk helicopters from Baghdad International Airport into the green zone and I filmed this as we passed the new mosque and the crossed sabres

Crew Video

07:16 min ( October 09, 2007 by herkload1980)
Views: 2,482 - Rating: 4.2/5

A video showing a little more of the everyday stuff


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Interesting facts about this location

Dur-Kurigalzu

Dur-Kurigalzu was a city in southern Mesopotamia near the confluence of the Tigris and Diyala rivers about 30 km west of the center of Baghdad. It was founded by a Kassite king of Babylon, Kurigalzu I, some time in the 14th century BC, and was abandoned after the fall of the Kassite dynasty.

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Located at 33.37, 44.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Baghdad Province, Kassite cities

Baghdad International Airport

Baghdad International Airport, and also Saddam International Airport originally,, is Iraq's largest airport, located in a suburb about 16 km west of downtown Baghdad in the Baghdad Governorate. It is the home base for Iraq's national airline, Iraqi Airways. It is often abbreviated BIAP, although BIAP is not an official airport code.

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Located at 33.37, 44.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iraq, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Saddam Hussein, Transport in Baghdad

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 33.37, 44.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

Camp Nama

Camp Nama was a military base in Baghdad, Iraq, originally built by the government of Saddam Hussein, from which its name derives, and now used by Iraqi military forces. Purportedly, the original Iraqi name has been repurposed by U.S. personnel involved with the facility as a backronym standing for "Nasty Ass Military Area".

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Located at 33.37, 44.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Black sites, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Human rights abuses

Camp Cropper

Camp Cropper was a holding facility for security detainees operated by the United States Army near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq. The facility was initially operated as a high-value detention site (HVD), but has since been expanded increasing its capacity from 163 to 2,000 detainees. Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was held there prior to his execution.

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Located at 33.37, 44.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Human rights abuses, Prisoner-of-war camps, Prisons in Iraq