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Qaryat al 'Araniyah in the region of Diyala Province is a town in Iraq - some 46 mi (or 74 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qaryat al 'Araniyah is now 12:40 PM (Tuesday). 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: Tikrit, Qaryat 'Ali as Sikkah, Qaryat ash Shaykh Sa'd, Qaryat al 'Araniyah, Karbala or Qarayt al Ashjari. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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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 33.84, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Al-Qaeda activities in Iraq, Mass murder in 2009, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2009

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 33.84, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province

Eshnunna

Eshnunna was an ancient Sumerian city and city-state in central Mesopotamia. Although situated in the Diyala Valley north-east of Sumer proper, the city nonetheless belonged securely within the Sumerian cultural milieu. The tutelary deity of the city was Tishpak (Tišpak).

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Located at 33.84, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Diyala Province, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities

Balad Ruz

Balad Ruz is a small village in the Diyala province of Iraq. Its mayor is Mohamed Maroof Al-Hussein. Balad Ruz has a radio station that was opened Dec. 18 2006, known as Al Noor Radio Station, also known as “The Light”. The current commander of all Iraqi Army ground forces, Lt. General Ali Ghaidan Majid is from Balad Ruz.

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Located at 33.84, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Balad Ruz, District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province

2008 Balad Ruz bombing

The 15 September 2008 Balad Ruz bombing occurred on 15 September 2008 in Balad Ruz, Diyala when a female suicide bomber walked into and detonated herself at an Iftar banquet being held in the home of a policeman in celebration of his release from American detention at Camp Bucca; the attack killed 22 and injuring 32. Some of the wounded were taken to a joint US-Iraqi base nearby for treatment. 12 were killed in two car bombings in central Baghdad.

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Located at 33.84, 44.91 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Balad Ruz, Mass murder in 2008, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2008