Baghdad (lang-ar ArabDIN) is the capital of Iraq and of Baghdad Governorate. With a metropolitan area estimated at a population of 7,000,000, it is the largest city in ...

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2003 Baghdad DHL attempted shootdown incident

On 22 November 2003, shortly after takeoff from Baghdad, an Airbus A300 cargo plane, operating for DHL Aviation, was struck on the left wing tip by a surface-to-air ...

Aviation accidents and incidents in Iraq, Airliner shootdowns, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2003, 2003 in Iraq, DHL

Abu Ghraib prison

An Iraqi city 32 km (20 mi) west of Baghdad. It became internationally known as a place where Saddam Hussein's government ... Dhari, west of Baghdad Mass grave with the ...

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Embassy of the United States in Baghdad

The Embassy of the United States in Baghdad (or US Embassy in Baghdad) is the diplomatic mission of the United States in Iraq. It is located in Baghdad and is home to ...

Diplomatic missions of the United States, Buildings and structures in Baghdad, United States-Iraqi relations

Fall of Baghdad (1917)

On March 11, 1917, the British Army captured Baghdad. ... Arrival of General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude After the surrender of the Kut garrison on April 29 1916, ...

1917 in Iraq, History of Baghdad, Battles involving the United Kingdom, Battles involving India, Battles involving the Ottoman Empire, Battles of the Mesopotamian campaign, Middle Eastern theatre of World War I

Baghdad International Airport

Baghdad International Airport airport codes (Arabic:مطار بغداد الدولي; , BIAP is Iraq's largest airport, located in a suburb about 16 km (10 miles) west of downtown Bagh ...

Buildings and structures in Baghdad, Airports in Iraq, Saddam Hussein

Battle of Baghdad (1258)

The Battle of Baghdad in 1258 was a victory for the Mongol leader Hulagu Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan. Baghdad was captured, sacked, and burned. ... set out for Bag ...

1258, Battles involving the Mongols, History of Baghdad, Battles involving the Abbasid Caliphate, Sieges

Baghdad Railway

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Ottoman Empire planned to construct a Baghdad Railway under German control. The Baghdad Railway consisted of the already ...

World War I, Ottoman railways, Rail transport

Battle of Baghdad (2003)

The 2003 Battle of Baghdad was a battle that took place in early April 2003, as part of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. ... Overview The Invasion was led by United States ...

2003 Iraq conflict, Battles of the 2003 Iraq conflict, History of Baghdad

Green Zone

Km² (4 mile²) area in central Baghdad that was the center of the Coalition Provisional Authority and remains the ... Baghdad International Airport and the Green Zone.

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