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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 .

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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.

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Located at 33.32 44.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 401 BC, 5th-century BC conflicts, Anabasis (Xenophon), Battles involving ancient Greece, Battles involving the Achaemenid Empire

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.

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Located at 33.30 44.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in Baghdad Province, Populated places on the Euphrates River

Abu Ghraib

Not to be confused with Abu Gorab.

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Located at 33.29 44.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Populated places in Baghdad Province

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.

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Located at 33.29 44.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1960s establishments, Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse, George W. Bush administration controversies, Human rights in Iraq, Military installations of Iraq, Military police of the United States, Penal system in Iraq, Prisoner-of-war camps, Prisons in Iraq, Torture in the United States

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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Located at 33.29 44.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Closed military facilities of the United States in Iraq, Military police of the United States, United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War