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As Salih in the region of At Taʼmīm is a town located in Iraq - some 142 mi (or 228 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in As Salih is now 11:49 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Qaryat az Zarariyah, Tikrit, Qaryat ash Shari'ah, Subayh, Kirkuk or Nahiyat Hiran. When in this area, you might want to check out Qaryat az Zuwiyah, Qaryat Shumayt, Qaryat ash Shajarah, Qaryat Gharib, Qaryat 'Atiq and Qaryat Idbis 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

12°C / 53 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Night Temperature -0°C / 31 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 44%
Air Pressure 1018.1 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 24% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Wednesday, 23rd of January 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 6°C (44 °F)
Thursday, 24th of January 2019
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 16°C (62 °F)
Night: 8°C (47 °F)
Friday, 25th of January 2019
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)


Assyrian army

03:11 min ( February 08, 2010 by A55YRlAN)
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During the Old Assyrian period (20th to 15th c. BCE), Assur controlled much of Upper Mesopotamia. In the Middle Assyrian period (15th to 10th c. BCE), its influence waned and was subsequently regained...

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Interesting facts about this location

Hamrin Mountains

The Hamrin Mountains are a small mountain ridge in northeast Iraq. The westernmost ripple of the greater Zagros mountains; the Hamrin mountains extend from the Diyala Province bordering Iran, northwest to the Tigris river; crossing northern Salah ad Din Province and southern Kirkuk Province. In antiquity, the mountains were part of the frontier region between Babylonia to the south and Assyria to the north.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.24, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Mountain ranges of Iraq

Assyrian eclipse

The Assyrian eclipse is also known as Bur-Sagale (Bur-Saggile, Pur-Sagale or Par-Sagale) eclipse. It was recorded in Assyrian eponym lists, most likely in the 9th year of king Ashur-dan III. The actual short entry reads as follows: Bur-Sagale of Guzana, revolt in the city of Assur. In the month Simanu an eclipse of the sun took place.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.24, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
Tags:760s BC, Ancient astronomy, Assyria, Assyriology, Chronology, Solar eclipses


Assur, accurately spelled as Aššur which denotes the correct pronunciation according to the voiceless postalveolar fricative,, was and is home to the Aššuri people. It was one of the capitals of ancient Assyria wholly known as the Empire of Aššur. The remains of the city are situated on the western bank of the river Tigris, north of the confluence with the tributary Little Zab river, in modern day Iraq, more precisely in the Al-Shirqat District.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.24, 43.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 19 mi away.
Tags:Amorite cities, Ancient Assyrian cities, Archaeological sites in Iraq, Assyrian geography, Former populated places in Iraq, Saladin Province, World Heritage Sites in Iraq

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To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.

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