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Ajaj Nawaf Destination Guide

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Ajaj Nawaf in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn is a town in Iraq - some 86 mi (or 138 km) North-West of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ajaj Nawaf is now 07:23 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Baghdad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Kirkuk, Karbala, Baqubah, Baghdad or Jiyad al Manfi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Arab 'Ayid Albu Yusuf, Mahdi Hilal, Maz'al Muhammad, Muhsin al Hadad, Ahmad as Salman and Ali as Salim. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Tikrit South Air Base

Tikrit South Air Base is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Kirkuk Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.

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Located at 34.38, 43.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Bases of the United States Air Force, Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases


This article is about a town in Iraq. For the West Bank town, see al-Auja, Jericho. For the past Bedouin village, see Auja al-Hafir. For the river, see Yarkon River. Not to be confused with Ouya.

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Located at 34.38, 43.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Saladin Province

Battle of Nahrawan

The Battle of Nahrawan was a battle between Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (the 1st Shi'a Imam, and the fourth Sunni Caliph) and the Kharijites, near Nahrawan, twelve miles from Baghdad. After the unsatisfactory conclusion to the Battle of Siffin, Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib returned with his army back to Kufa on the 13th of Safar 37 A.H. (~30 July 657 C.E.). During the march, a group of 12,000 men kept themselves at a distance from the main part of the army.

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Located at 34.38, 43.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate, Muslim civil wars, Shia days of remembrance