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Delve into Aswad in Iraq

Aswad in the region of Diyala Province is a city in Iraq - some 35 mi or ( 56 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital .

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Current time in Aswad is now 07:56 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Baghdad " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tikrit, Zuhrah, Qaryat Jayzani al Imam, As Sindiyah, and Mahmud ash Shayb. While being here, make sure to check out Tikrit . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Aswad ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Diyala Province - IRAQ محافظة ديالى العراقية

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Diyala province in Iraq is home to the city of Baqubah and it is also host to other famous, popular and ancient Iraqi cities like Muqdadiyah, Khanaqin, Balad Ruz, Al Khalis, Buhriz, Mandali, Kifri, He ..


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Iraq 2005- C Co. 203rd FSB 3rd Brigade 3rd ID Teal Medical Facility: This was our trauma room on FOB Warhorse. ..

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Hebheb City

Hebheb City or Hubhib is a city in Diyala province in Iraq.

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Located at 33.80 44.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Populated places in Diyala Province

Baquba Air Base

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

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Located at 33.79 44.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Closed facilities of the United States Air Force in Iraq, Iraqi Air Force bases

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 33.80 44.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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

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 33.80 44.51 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km 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

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 33.83 44.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: District capitals of Iraq, Populated places in Diyala Province