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Ahmad al Husayn in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn is a place located in Iraq - some 21 mi (or 34 km) North-West of Baghdad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Ahmad al Husayn is now 02:04 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zaya, Tikrit, Shihab Ahmad, Hatim as Sultan, Arab Salman or Salman Hamadi. When in this area, you might want to check out Sulayman Nazif, Manajid al Hamad, Ibrahim Ahmad, Husayn 'Ali as Sa'd, Hudayb al Husayn and Bayt at Tawlah as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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IZ HLZ Easter Service

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Car bombs kill at least eight and wound ...

01:19 min ( October 08, 2012 by justin messi)
Views: 28 - Rating: 0/5 At least eight civilians were killed in three co-ordinated attacks just north of the capitalBaghdad on Sunday (September 30) police and hospital sources sa...

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Interesting facts about this location


Dur-Kurigalzu was a city in southern Mesopotamia near the confluence of the Tigris and Diyala rivers about 30 km west of the center of Baghdad. It was founded by a Kassite king of Babylon, Kurigalzu I, some time in the 14th century BC, and was abandoned after the fall of the Kassite dynasty.

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Located at 33.53, 44.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Iraq, Baghdad Province, Kassite cities

Battle of Cunaxa

The Battle of Cunaxa was fought in 401 BC between Cyrus the Younger and his elder brother Arsaces, who had inherited the Persian throne as Artaxerxes II in 404 BC. The great battle of the revolt of Cyrus took place 70 km north of Babylon, at Cunaxa, on the left bank of the Euphrates River. The main source is a Greek eyewitness and soldier, Xenophon.

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Located at 33.53, 44.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

Umm al-Qura Mosque

The Umm al-Qura ("Mother of All Cities") mosque in Baghdad is the city's largest place of worship for Sunni Muslims. Originally called the Umm al-Ma'arik ("Mother of All Battles") mosque, it was designed to commemorate Saddam Hussein's 'victory' in the 1991 Gulf War and was intended to serve as a personal tribute to Saddam himself. It is located in the Sunni-populated al-Adel area of western Baghdad.

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Located at 33.53, 44.11 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Arabic architecture, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Mosques in Iraq