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Ar Raffah in the region of Diyala Province is a city in Iraq - some 35 mi (or 56 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Current time in Ar Raffah is now 07:02 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Qaryat Jayzani al Imam, Habhab, Mahmud ash Shayb, Kharnabat or Kermanshah. While being here, make sure to check out Az Zabitiyah, Qal'at al Wandiyah, Tahwilah, Shuftah, Sa'b Bin 'Abd al Hamid and Baqubah as well. 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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Diyala Province - IRAQ

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Diyala province in Iraq is home to the city of Baqubah and it is also host to other famous, popular and ancient Iraqi cities like Muqdadiyah, Khanaqin, Balad Ruz, Al Khalis, Buhriz, Mandali, Kifri, He...

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Baqubah is the capital of Iraq's Diyala Governorate. The city is located some 50 km to the northeast of Baghdad, on the Diyala River. In 2003 it had an estimated population of some 467,900 people. Baqubah served as a way station between Baghdad and Khorasan on the medieval Silk Road. During the Abbasid Caliphate, it was known for its date and fruit orchards, irrigated by the Nahrawan Canal.

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Located at 33.81, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Diyala Province

Al Ba'quba Stadium

Al Ba'quba Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Diyala, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Diyala football club. The stadium holds 10,000 people.

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Located at 33.81, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Diyala Province, Football venues in Iraq

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi; October 30, 1966 – June 7, 2006, born Ahmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh was a Jordanian militant Islamist who ran a paramilitary training camp in Afghanistan. He became known after going to Iraq and being responsible for a series of bombings, beheadings, and attacks during the Iraq War. He formed al-Tawhid wal-Jihad in the 1990s, and led it until his death in June 2006.

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Located at 33.81, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1966 births, 2006 deaths, 20th-century criminals, 21st-century criminals, Deaths by airstrike, Filmed deaths, Iraqi insurgency, Jordanian al-Qaeda members, Jordanian prisoners and detainees, Members of al-Qaeda in Iraq, People from Amman, People sentenced to death in absentia, Prisoners and detainees of Jordan, Terrorism in Iraq, War crimes committed by Islamist militant groups


Hibhib is a small village in northern Iraq, located 8 km, northwest of the town of Baquba. A previous leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi maintained a safehouse in the village. He was meeting with his spiritual advisor when the house was bombed by aircraft from the U.S. -led multinational coalition force, killing him.

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Located at 33.81, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Diyala Province


Buhriz is an Iraqi town of about 40,000 located 25 miles north of Baghdad and 6 miles south of the major city of Baquba. The town of Buhriz is heavily agricultural, located on fertile land along the Diyala River and engaged in the cultivation of date palms, orange trees, and other crops. It maintains a rural character despite its proximity to Baquba and Baghdad, with many residents living in traditional mud huts with some concrete-block houses.

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Located at 33.81, 44.62 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Diyala Province