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Aba 'Abideh Destination Guide

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Aba 'Abideh in the region of Iraq (general) is a place located in Iraq - some 157 mi (or 253 km) North-East of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Aba 'Abideh is now 08:22 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dalim, Tabbah Tawlakah, Tabbah Kal, Tabbah Kulawi, Tazah Day or Nahiyat Hiran. While being here, you might want to check out Zaymaqi, Zaymaqi al 'Ulya, Zambak as Sufla, Tirifah, Tawir and Halabja as well. We discovered some clip posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Kurdistan : Halabja (2010) - Resan till ...

08:15 min ( January 06, 2011 by lingvall2)
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Min resa till Halabja (2010) / My Journey to Halabja (2010). 1988 bodde jag i Rättvik och var nitton år då jag först kom i kontakt med Kurdistan och kurder via nyhetsrapporteringen om gasattacken ...

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Interesting facts about this location


Halabja, is a Kurdish town in Northern Iraq, located about 150 miles north-east of Baghdad and 8–10 miles from the Iranian border. The town lies at the base of what is often referred to as the greater Hewraman region stretching across the Iran-Iraq border. The Kurds in the city of Halabja generally speak only the Sorani dialect of Kurdish, but some residents of the surrounding villages speak the Hewrami dialect.

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Located at 35.17, 46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Halabja

Halabja poison gas attack

The Halabja poison gas attack, also known as Halabja massacre or Bloody Friday, was a genocidal massacre against the Kurdish people that took place on March 16, 1988, during the closing days of the Iran–Iraq War, when chemical weapons were used by the Iraqi government forces in the Kurdish town of Halabja in Southern Kurdistan.

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Located at 35.17, 46.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1988 in Iraq, Genocides, Halabja, History of the Kurdish people, Iran–Iraq War, Iraqi Kurdistan, Kurdish protests and rebellions in Iraq, Mass murder in 1988, Massacres in Iraq, Military operations involving chemical weapons, Saddam Hussein, War crimes in Iraq