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Ash Shurah Jadid Destination Guide

Touring Ash Shurah Jadid in Iraq.

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Ash Shurah Jadid in the region of Nīnawá is located in Iraq - some 192 mi (or 310 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Time in Ash Shurah Jadid is now 04:22 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Qaryat az Zawiyah, Qaryat Saydawah, Na'na'ah, Mankubah al Jadidah, Kirkuk or Nahiyat Hiran. Being here already, consider visiting Qaryat Tall Zahrat Khatun, Qaryat Tall Mahr, Qaryat Tall Wa'i, Qaryat as Sadah ash Shuwayrat, Qaryat Jahfat al Humr and Qaryat al Bakr al Anaj. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of the Zab

The Battle of the Zab took place on the banks of the Great Zab river in what is now Iraq on January 25, 750. It spelled the end of the Umayyad Caliphate and the rise of the Abbasids, a dynasty that would last (under various influences and with varying power) until the 13th century.

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Located at 35.95, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:750, 750s conflicts, Battles involving the Abbasid Caliphate, Battles involving the Umayyad Caliphate, Muslim civil wars

Hdatta

Hdatta or Haditha was a historical city on the East bank of the Tigris just below its confluence with the Upper Zab. The city flourished during the Sasanian and early Islamic periods.

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Located at 35.95, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Capitals of caliphates, Church of the East, Iraq under the Abbasid Caliphate, Nineveh Province, Sassanid Empire

Qayyarah Airfield West

Qayyarah Airfield West is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Nineveh Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. It was also known as Q–West or Key West by the various U.S. Army Forces and civilian contractors stationed there.

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Located at 35.95, 43.22 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases