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Abbas in the region of Diyala Province is a place located in Iraq - some 58 mi (or 94 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Abbas is now 07:28 PM (Tuesday). 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: Tikrit, Qaryat 'Ali as Sikkah, Salim Karam, Kirkuk, Karbala or Hasan Imam 'Abbas. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clip posted online. 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

Diyala Weir

Diyala Weir is a diversion dam on the Diyala River 90 km northeast of Baghdad, Iraq. The main purpose of the dam is to divert outflow of the Hemrin Dam (11 km upstream) on the Diyala River to the Khalis and Sadr Al-Mushtarak canals for irrigation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.04, 44.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Dams in Iraq

Muqdadiyah

Muqdadiyah (also transliterated Al-Muqdadiyah, Muqdadia, Miqdadiyah) is a city in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. The city is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:33|58|43|N|44|56|13|E| | |name= }}, about 80 km northeast of Baghdad and 30 km northeast of Baquba, the capital of Diyala.

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Located at 34.04, 44.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province

23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks

The 23 April 2009 Iraqi suicide attacks were two separate suicide attacks which occurred in Baghdad and Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on 23 April 2009. At least seventy-six people are known to have died in the attacks, including several Iranian pilgrims. The Los Angeles Times puts the death toll at seventy-nine. Most of the forty-eight people killed in Muqdadiyah, near Baqubah, Diyala Province, are believed to have been Iranian nationals.

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Located at 34.04, 44.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Mass murder in 2009, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2009

Lake Hamrin

Lake Hamrin, also known as Diyala Dam, is a man-made lake approximately 50 km north-east of the Baquba, in Iraq's Diyala province. The town of Hamrin sits on the western shore of the lake, both of which are at the southern tip of the Hamrin mountains. It was established in 1981 as an artificial dam to hold over two billion cubic metres of water. It is a source of fish and also provides water for nearby date palm orchards and other farms.

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Located at 34.04, 44.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, Lakes of Iraq, Reservoirs in Iraq

Salum Air Base

Salum Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Diyala Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

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Located at 34.04, 44.96 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases