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Discover Mosul in Iraq

Mosul in the region of Nīnawá with its 1,739,800 habitants is a place located in Iraq - some 219 mi or ( 353 km ) North of Baghdad , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Mosul

Local time in Mosul is now 10:25 PM (Wednesday) . 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: Qaryat Yarimjah, Qada' Talkif, Kirkuk, Karbala, and Arbil Governorate. When in this area, you might want to check out Qaryat Yarimjah . 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 Mosul ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

500 lb bomb- Mosul, Iraq

0:28 min by StealthBreach
Views: 8343 Rating: 4.38

Our platoon calling in fixed wing on a abandoned building we often took contact from, this time from an RPG. ..

Convoy through Mosul

7:15 min by FortKnox69
Views: 3677 Rating: 2.60

Sit in the divers seat as the Al Kasik team convoys through Mosul in late 07'. Uneventful trip (thank God), but a lot of creating our own path on the way to our destination. ..


3G's Iraq Rap City

6:30 min by fatkillaclown
Views: 3043 Rating: 3.40

3G's Productions present 3G's freestlying to white girl beat, and just having fun while I record as always! Remember check them out at www.myspace.com/3geezniraq ..

Ninawa Province - IRAQ محافظة نينوى العراقية

17:12 min by urukiiraqi
Views: 1361 Rating: 4.50

Ninawa province in Iraq is where Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and where the University of Mosul is located which by the way is one of the largest educational and research centers in Iraq and the ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Mosul (2004)

The Battle for Mosul was a battle fought during the Iraq War in 2004 for the capital of the Ninawa Governorate in northern Iraq that occurred concurrently to fighting in Fallujah.

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Located at 36.33 43.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Battles of the Iraq War in 2004, Battles of the Iraq War involving Iraq, Battles of the Iraq War involving the United States, History of Mosul, Iraqi insurgency, Urban warfare

Al Mosul University Stadium

Al Mosul University Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Mosul, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Mosul FC. The stadium holds 20,000 people.

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Located at 36.34 43.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Iraq, Mosul

Mosul

Mosul, is a city in northern Iraq and the capital of the Nineveh Province, some 400 km northwest of Baghdad. The original city stands on the west bank of the Tigris River, opposite the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on the east bank, but the metropolitan area has now grown to encompass substantial areas on both banks, with five bridges linking the two sides. The majority of its population is Arab. It is Iraq's third largest city after Baghdad and Basra.

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Located at 36.34 43.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Assyria, Cities in Iraq, District capitals of Iraq, Fertile Crescent, Mosul, Populated places in Nineveh Province

Great Mosque of al-Nuri (Mosul)

The Great Mosque of al-Nuri (جامع النوري) is a historical mosque in Mosul, Iraq famous for its leaning minaret which gave the city its nickname "the hunchback" (الحدباء al-Ḥadbāˈ).

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Located at 36.34 43.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 12th-century mosques, Mosques in Iraq, Mosul

2004 Forward Operating Base Marez bombing

The Forward Operating Base Marez bombing took place on December 21, 2004. Fourteen U.S. soldiers, four U.S. citizen Halliburton employees, and four Iraqi soldiers allied with the U.S. military were killed in an attack on a dining hall at the Forward Operating Base next to the main U.S. military airfield at Mosul. The Pentagon reported that 72 other personnel were injured in the attack carried out by a suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest and the uniform of the Iraqi security services.

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Located at 36.37 43.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Mass murder in 2004, Suicide bombings in Iraq, Terrorist incidents in Iraq in 2004

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mosul