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Baghdad (Arabic:بغداد ,بغداد Kurdish:Bexda, Iraqi pronunciation: [bɐʁˈd̪ɑːd̪]) is the capital of the Republic of Iraq. The population of Baghdad, as of 2011, is approximately 7,216,040, making it the largest city in Iraq, the second largest city in the Arab world (after Cairo, Egypt), and the second largest city in Western Asia (after Tehran, Iran). According to the government, the population of the country has reached 35million, with 9million in the capital.
Located along the Tigris River, the city was founded in the 8th century and became the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate. Within a short time of its inception, Baghdad evolved into a significant cultural, commercial, and intellectual center for the Islamic world. This, in addition to housing several key academic institutions (e.g. House of Wisdom), garnered the city a worldwide reputation as the "Center of Learning".
Throughout the High Middle Ages, Baghdad was considered to be the largest city in the world with an estimated population of 1,200,000 people. The city was largely destroyed at the hands of the Mongol Empire in 1258, resulting in a decline that would linger through many centuries due to frequent plagues and multiple successive empires. With the recognition of Iraq as an independent state (formerly the British Mandate of Mesopotamia) in 1938, Baghdad gradually regained some of its former prominence as a significant center of Arab culture.
Baghdad is a 7-inchEP released by Americanpunk rock band The Offspring on May 15, 1991. It is currently out of print, but sold 3000 copies within one week of its release. Although Baghdad has never been reissued on CD in its entirety, one of the songs were later released on compilations: "Baghdad" was released on Rock Against Bush, Vol. 1 (Fat Wreck Chords, 2004). The band's official website does not list Baghdad in the otherwise comprehensive discography anymore (as of July 2013, the website lists only the studio albums and their Greatest Hits compilation album).
The EP includes an early version of "Get It Right" of which a later version was released on their second studio albumIgnition. The title track "Baghdad" was a re-recording of the song "Tehran" which appeared on the Offspring's debut self-titled album in 1989. It switches the words "Tehran" (the capital of Iran) for "Baghdad" (the capital of Iraq). The EP also includes a cover version of "Hey Joe" by Billy Roberts (a different version from what was later released on "Gone Away") and a previous unreleased instrumental track "The Blurb", which would not appear on any future recordings, but served as the basis for an early version of "Genocide", as well as "Change the World".
IHEC staff received and transported the materials from these airports to the destination governorates for storage in secured IHEC warehouses ... The materials arrived at the airports in Baghdad, Erbil, Basra and Najaf. They were then transported by IHEC staff to IHEC warehouses, where ...
Army after a military police unit saved her father's life when his helicopter crashed in Baghdad... He took his skills to Baghdad to work for a contractor supplying material for the U.S ...Following a helicopter crash, a military police unit -- like the one surrounding him in Baghdad, saved his life. He was stationed in Baghdad.
“There are currently 24 flights to Minsk from Istanbul and eight flights from Baghdad each week,” said Landsbergis. “If you consider that each of these flights can transport up to 170 people, and if you fill all the seats with asylum seekers, the capacity is up to 6,000 people a ...
BAGHDAD (Xinhua) – “The Americans have nothing to do with human rights ... army for more than two years ... occupation, where U.S ... On August 21, 2008, U.S ... Al-Hamad recalled when he was transported from Tikrit to Baghdad with other detainees, he was handcuffed and squatting in the helicopter, which caused damage to his back that lasted for years.
BAGHDAD, July 25 (Xinhua) -- "The Americans have nothing to do with human rights ... army for more than two years ... occupation, where U.S ... Al-Hamad recalled when he was transported from Tikrit to Baghdad with other detainees, he was handcuffed and squatting in the helicopter, which caused damage to his back that lasted for years ... army checkpoint ... .
Baghdad... Although bodies are normally buried the same day under Islamic tradition, the Popular Mobilisation Forces said that it would hold a public ceremony in Baghdad on Tuesday morning to transport the remains of those killed in the airstrike and to express condemnation of the attack.
The work arises from UN resolution no 237 (2017) ... Only younger boys were spared execution ... In February this year, the Iraqi government held the first official commemorative ceremony in Baghdad for these victims, specifically honouring 104 victims from Kocho village whose remains were then transported back to their village and buried ... ‘Convert or die’.
CHICAGO ...The story begins three years after Mazid leaves his home ... Mazid, whose career as a bookseller puts him in a precarious situation, must transport his treasures from Baghdad to Jerusalem and Cairo to Andalusia in secret, spreading knowledge of the scientific and philosophical works he is committed to protecting ... ....
Baghdad’s and Tehran’s transport ministers in March lauded its potential to strengthen trade relations. Iraq Masjidi, Tehran’s ambassador to Baghdad, has suggested that the rail line could make Iraq a regional transport hub, through connecting China’sBelt and Road lines to Iraq, IRNA reported.