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Umm al Ghizlan Destination Guide

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Umm al Ghizlan in the region of Baghdād is a place located in Iraq - some 4 mi (or 7 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Umm al Ghizlan

Local time in Umm al Ghizlan is now 01:06 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Umm al Kuways, Umm al Ghizlan, Tikrit, Nazl Rashid 'Ali, Kazim al Hajj or Sadr City. When in this area, you might want to check out 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

30°C / 86 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1021.8 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 88% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 21st of October 2018
Few clouds, fresh breeze.
Few clouds Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)
Monday, 22nd of October 2018
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Moderate rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 20°C (68 °F)
Tuesday, 23rd of October 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)


Iraq's Comical Ali

09:54 min ( October 17, 2010 by Gemma May Hill)
Views: 47,822 - Rating: 4.75309/5 you don't know who former Iraqi Information Minister Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf is, he was the face of the Iraqi regime during the beginning of the Iraq war. Sad...

Iraq fire fight 1

05:32 min ( January 11, 2009 by brandonp042)
Views: 37,590 - Rating: 4.74194/5

B Co 5-20, 3-2 SBCT ambushed as they pulled off recovering a downed Blackwater aircraft on 23 Jan 07. Firefight lasted over 45 min. Huge firefight!

Zikr In Sayyidna Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jila...

04:35 min ( February 24, 2008 by hammadalqadri)
Views: 71,534 - Rating: 4.70968/5

Ya Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani A Very Heart Moving Zikr Of Salawaat & Salaam On Beloved Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) In Sayyidna Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani Mosque, Adjacent To The Beloved Shrine ...

Driving in the Green Zone

03:41 min ( September 15, 2007 by homelessdiver)
Views: 8,513 - Rating: 3.85714/5

A short little drive in the IZ one fine morning after a 12 hour night shift. Beer run!

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Interesting facts about this location

Sadr City

Sadr City formerly known as Saddam City is a suburb district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq. It was built in 1959 by Prime Minister Abdul Karim Qassim and later unofficially renamed Sadr City after Shia leader Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr. Sadr City is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad. A public housing project neglected by Saddam Hussein, Sadr City holds around 1 million Shiite residents.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.38, 44.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Administrative districts in Baghdad, Populated places established in 1959

General Security Directorate (Iraq)

The General Security Directorate (GSD) (مديرية الامن العامة, Mudiriyat al-Amn al-Amma) was the intelligence agency of Iraq. It was announced by interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi at a press conference in July 2004 in a climate of widespread violence by terrorist groups and the Iraqi insurgency. Although details on its organisation were not made clear at the time, the General Security Directorate's designated mission was to "infiltrate and annihilate Iraq's tenacious insurgency".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.38, 44.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Iraqi intelligence agencies, Organisations based in Iraq, Organizations disestablished in 2004

Canal Hotel bombing

The Canal Hotel Bombing in Baghdad, Iraq, in the afternoon of August 19, 2003, killed at least 22 people, including the United Nations' Special Representative in Iraq Sérgio Vieira de Mello, and wounded over 100. The blast targeted the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq created just 5 days earlier. (The United Nations had used the hotel as its headquarters in Iraq since the early 1990s.

More reading: Canal Hotel bombing homepage
Located at 33.38, 44.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:History of Baghdad, History of the United Nations, Mass murder in 2003, Suicide car and truck bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2003, United Nations operations in Iraq


Baghdad is the capital of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the coterminous Baghdad Province. The population of Baghdad as of 2011 is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab World, and the second largest city in Western Asia. Located along the Tigris River, the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate.

More reading: Baghdad homepage
Located at 33.38, 44.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:762 establishments, Arab League, Baghdad, Capitals in Asia, Capitals of caliphates, Cities in Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Historic Jewish communities, Iraqi culture, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places established in the 8th century

Firdos Square

Firdaus Square, or Firdos Square, is a public open space in Baghdad, Iraq. It is named after the Arabic word Firdows, which literally means "paradise". It is the location of two of the best-known hotels in Baghdad, the Palestine Hotel and the Sheraton Ishtar. The square was the site of the statue of Saddam Hussein that was torn down by U.S. coalition forces in a widely-televised event during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 33.38, 44.45 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Iraq War, Monuments and memorials in Iraq, Squares in Iraq, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

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