Discover Uwaylim in Iraq
Uwaylim in the region of Anbar is a place located in Iraq - some 21 mi or ( 34 km ) West of Baghdad , the country's capital .
Local time in Uwaylim is now 02:29 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zaya, Tikrit, Sulayman Nazif, Muhammad Baqir, and Arab Salman. When in this area, you might want to check out Zaya . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Uwaylim ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 33.32 44.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Al Nasr Wal Salam
Al Nasr Wal Salam or Nasser Wa Salaam is a city in the Abu Ghraib district of Baghdad Governorate, about 30 km west Baghdad, It has 150,000 inhabitants.
Located at 33.30 44.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Not to be confused with Abu Gorab.
Baghdad Central Prison
The Baghdad Central Prison, formerly known as Abu Ghraib prison is in Abu Ghraib, an Iraqi city 32 km (20 mi) west of Baghdad. It was built by British contractors in the 1950s. Observers estimated that in 2001, the prison held as many as 15,000 inmates. In 2002 Saddam's government began an expansion project to add six new cellblocks to the prison. In October 2002, Saddam Hussein gave amnesty to most prisoners in Iraq.
Forward Operating Base Abu Ghraib
FOB Abu Ghraib was a United States Army Forward Operating Base in the city of Abu Ghraib, Iraq. The FOB housed the Abu Ghraib prison, holding over 7,000 detainees during its peak in 2004. FOB Abu Ghraib in the Anbar Governorate of Iraq is located 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of Baghdad's city center, or 15 km northwest of Baghdad International Airport. FOB Abu Gharaib was closed as a U.S.
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