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Qaryat al 'Abbas Sharakh in the region of Karbalāʼ is located in Iraq - some 56 mi (or 91 km) South of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Qaryat al 'Abbas Sharakh is now 07:27 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Taqtaqah, Qaryat Muhammad Bin 'Abd Allah, Nahiyat ar Rajibah, Qaryat al 'Abbas Sharakh, Nahiyat al Husayniyah or Abd al Amir Nadhim. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Karbala Province - IRAQ

04:55 min ( July 24, 2012 by urukiiraqi)
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Karbala province in Iraq holds a significant religious importance for millions of Shi'a Muslims worldwide and home to the holy city of Karbala where imam Husayn ibn Ali, grandson of the Islamic prophe...

Irak - Karbala - Obrona City Hall 2004

00:58 min ( December 27, 2007 by c3555)
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Nocna wymiana ognia Polskiego Kontyngentu Wojskowego podczas obrony City Hall w 2004

Al-Qasir Hotel Karbala Iraq

02:32 min ( January 02, 2012 by AlQasir1)
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Just 1 minutes' walk from imam abbas, This 4-star hotel offers modern en suite rooms with a flat-screen satellite TV. It also has a restaurant, The restaurant at the Al-Qasi Hotel is inside. The loung...

Tavaloode Ghamar Bani Haashem

02:14 min ( August 07, 2008 by Timsar81)
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The anniversary birth of Abalfazl, Son of Imam Ali (AS) and Omol Banin. Hazrat e Abbas was half brother of Imam Hussein (AS) which were martyred in Karbala, Iraq

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Al-Hindiya or Hindiya is a city in Iraq on the Euphrates River. Nouri al Maliki went to school there in his younger days. Al-Hindiya is located in the Kerbala Governorate. The city used to be known as Tuwairij, which gives name to the "Tuwairij run" that takes place here every year as part of the Mourning of Muharram on the Day of Ashura.

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Located at 32.55, 44.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Karbala Province


Karbala is a city in Iraq, located about 100 km southwest of Baghdad. Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 572,300 people (2003). The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala (680), is amongst the holiest cities for Shia Muslims after Mecca and Medina. It is home to the Imam Hussein Shrine.

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Located at 32.55, 44.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Holy cities, Karbala, Populated places in Karbala Province, Shia holy cities

Imam Husayn Shrine

The Shrine of Hussein ibn Ali is one of the oldest mosques in the world and a holy site of Shiism in the city of Karbala, Iraq. It stands on the site of the grave of Hussein ibn Ali, the second grandson of Muhammad, near the place where he was killed during the Battle of Karbala in 680 C.E.. The tomb of Hussein ibn Ali is one of the holiest places for Shias outside of Mecca and Medina, and many make pilgrimages to the site.

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Located at 32.55, 44.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:7th-century mosques, Buildings and structures in Karbala, Dawoodi Bohras, Hussein ibn Ali, Mosques in Iraq, Safavid architecture, Shia shrines

Saddat al Hindiyah

Saddat al Hindiyah is a city on the Euphrates River in Iraq. It is located just south of Musayyib and 80 km south of Baghdad. In October 2003, the US Army initiated rehabilitation of roads and swamp areas in the Nasir neighborhood of Sadat al Hindiyah, to improve residents’ access to social and economic networks by draining swamps and paving major roads. http://www. usaid. gov/iraq/updates/jan04/iraq_fs15_012004. pdf Both the modern and old Hindiya Barrages are located near this town.

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Located at 32.55, 44.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Babylon Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River


Borsippa was an important ancient city of Sumer, built on both sides of a lake about 17.7 km southwest of Babylon on the east bank of the Euphrates. The site of Borsippa is in Babylon Province, Iraq and now called Birs Nimrud, the Arabs identifying the site with Nimrod.

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Located at 32.55, 44.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Babil Governorate, Former populated places in Iraq, Sumerian cities