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Qarabawi in the region of Baghdād is a town in Iraq - some 21 mi (or 33 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qarabawi is now 10:07 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: Tall 'Idan, Shaykh Dir' al Muhammad, Muhammad Baqir, Arab Salman, Qarabawi or Qaryat Salman ad Dari. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Qal'at as Sadah, Az Zaydan, Ar Radwaniyah, Abu Muhammad, Abu Ghurayb and Qaryat Abu Munaysir. 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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Ship Hatta calling Khor Fakkan Port - UAE in March 2008 after it's new delivery to United Arab Shipping Company

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Abu ghraib, from a christian point of view


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This is what I get for gawking at a cache being blown up... Lesson Learned

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Interesting facts about this location

Forward Operating Base Abu Ghraib

FOB Abu Ghraib was a United States Army Forward Operating Base in the city of Abu Ghraib, Iraq. The FOB housed the Abu Ghraib prison, holding over 7,000 detainees during its peak in 2004. FOB Abu Ghraib in the Anbar Governorate of Iraq is located 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of Baghdad's city center, or 15 km northwest of Baghdad International Airport. FOB Abu Gharaib was closed as a U.S.

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Located at 33.24, 44.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Military police of the United States, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

Abu Ghraib

Not to be confused with Abu Gorab.

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Located at 33.24, 44.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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 33.24, 44.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 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

Al Nasr Wal Salam

Al Nasr Wal Salam or Nasser Wa Salaam is a city in the Abu Ghraib district of Baghdad Governorate, about 30 km west Baghdad, It has 150,000 inhabitants.

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Located at 33.24, 44.06 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Baghdad Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

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 33.24, 44.06 (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