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Shaykh 'Abbas in the region of Şalāḩ ad Dīn is a place in Iraq - some 40 mi (or 64 km) North of Baghdad, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Shaykh 'Abbas is now 12:31 AM (Thursday). 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: Tikrit, Qaryat Jayzani al Imam, Habhab, Karbala, Baqubah or Qaryat 'Ali Hamid. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tuwayr, Shaykh 'Abbas, Judaydah, As Sindiyah, Hatim al Haththal and Ali Bin Fayyad. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Balad Air Base Iraq 64 EHMU

04:07 min ( March 16, 2008 by BowFloyd)
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A video to honor the 64 Expeditionary Helicopter Maintenance Unit in Balad, Iraq

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03:00 min ( October 23, 2008 by MajorWatcher)
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My Second Deployment

Red White and Blue Mad Dogs

05:55 min ( June 05, 2012 by Stephen Corcoran)
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A Video Montage of the men and women of Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 106th Aviation Regiment of the Illinois National Guard In Iraq, in 2004, During Operation Iraqi Freedom. Composed & Edited by Step...

Military Greeting: Sgt Matias Montaño

00:11 min ( December 09, 2009 by KRQE)
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Army Sgt. 1st Class Matias Montaño, stationed Joint Base Balad, Iraq, sends holiday greetings to family and friends in Santa Fe. (Broadcast Monday, Dec. 8, 2009, on KRQE News 13 at 5:30 pm)

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Interesting facts about this location

Joint Base Balad

Joint Base Balad, formerly Balad Air Base and Logistics Support Area Anaconda, or simply LSA Anaconda - formerly known as Al-Bakr Air Base and known in popular media as Camp Anaconda - was one of the largest United States military bases in Iraq during the Iraq War. It was formerly the largest Iraqi Air Force base during the Saddam Hussein era. The Army's 310th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and the Air Force's 332d Air Expeditionary Wing were headquartered at JBB.

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Located at 33.92, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Bases of the United States Air Force, Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Joint bases of the United States military


Hawija is a town near Kirkuk north of Baghdad. Hawijah is in the Al-Tamim province of Iraq and approximately 30 miles south of Kirkuk. There are approximately 450,000 people in and around Hawijah with an estimated 80% Sunni Population. While the city itself has about 150.000 with 98% Sunni population. U.S. and Iraqi forces have experienced numerous lethal attacks in the area from Sunni insurgents.

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Located at 33.92, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Kirkuk Province

Al Khalis

Al Khalis, Khalis or Al Khales is a town roughly 15 kilometers (9 mi) North of Baqubah in one of the six districts of the Diyala Governorate. In the Arabic language, Al Khalis translates to the word pure. The word is derived from the verb Khalasa which translates to "rid off". Al Khalis now is a collection of many neighbourhoods which was built around a tiny farming village known as Alibat.

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Located at 33.92, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province

Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman

Sheik Abd-Al-Rahman (died June 7, 2006), also Shaykh Abd Al-Rahman or Sheik Abd Al-Rahman, was the spiritual advisor to al-Qaeda in Iraq until his death in June 2006.

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Located at 33.92, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:2006 crimes, 2006 deaths, Deaths by airstrike, Iraqi al-Qaeda members, Iraqi insurgency, Members of al-Qaeda in Iraq, People murdered in Iraq, Year of birth missing

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi; October 30, 1966 – June 7, 2006, born Ahmad Fadeel al-Nazal al-Khalayleh was a Jordanian militant Islamist who ran a paramilitary training camp in Afghanistan. He became known after going to Iraq and being responsible for a series of bombings, beheadings, and attacks during the Iraq War. He formed al-Tawhid wal-Jihad in the 1990s, and led it until his death in June 2006.

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Located at 33.92, 44.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1966 births, 2006 deaths, 20th-century criminals, 21st-century criminals, Deaths by airstrike, Filmed deaths, Iraqi insurgency, Jordanian al-Qaeda members, Jordanian prisoners and detainees, Members of al-Qaeda in Iraq, People from Amman, People sentenced to death in absentia, Prisoners and detainees of Jordan, Terrorism in Iraq, War crimes committed by Islamist militant groups