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Qaryat Muhayrijah Destination Guide

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Qaryat Muhayrijah in the region of Baghdād is located in Iraq - some 27 mi (or 43 km) West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Qaryat Muhayrijah is now 05:43 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Shaykh Dir' al Muhammad, Sadr al Yusufiyah, Qal'at as Sadah, Qaryat Muhayrijah, Muhammad al 'Abbas or Hadi al 'Afan. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. 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

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 33.28, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 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

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 33.28, 43.95 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 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

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 33.28, 43.95 (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 33.28, 43.95 (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 33.28, 43.95 (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