Demographics of Iraq
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Iraq, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations and ...
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Saddam Hussein's Very Public Purge
Shortly after assuming the Presidency of Iraq in July 1979, Saddam Hussein convened a gathering of his Ba'ath Party leaders and publicly had 68 of them removed for alleged treason. Twenty-two of them...
History of Iraq
Wednesday, 19 March 2008 This video documentary, on the anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, illustrates the west's history of colonialism in Iraq. Charting ...
History of Iraq
Iraq, known in classical antiquity as Mesopotamia, was home to the oldest civilizations in the world, with a cultural history of over 10,000 years, hence its common epithet, the Cradle of Civilization...
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Languages of Iraq
There are a number of languages spoken in Iraq, but Mesopotamian Arabic (Iraqi Arabic) is by far the most widely spoken in the country.
Arabic is the majority language, Kurdish is spoken by approx...
Assyrians in Iraq
Assyrians in Iraq are those Assyrians still residing in the country of Iraq. They are (along with the Mandeans) the indigenous people of Iraq, descending from the ancient Mesopotamians, in particular...
Armenians in Iraq
The history of Armenians in Iraq is documented since late Babylonian times. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers both have their sources in the Armenian Highland, hence, the land of Iraq and the land of Ar...
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Iraqi Jews
The Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: يهود العراق‎ Yahūd al-ʿIrāq) is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC. Iraqi ...
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Kurdish people
The Kurds (Kurdish: کورد Kurd) are an ethnic Iranian group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of modern-day Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey, a geo-cultur...
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Circassians in Turkey
The Circassians in Turkey (East Circassian and West Circassian: Адыгэхэр Тырку, Adyghexer Tyrku; Turkish: Türkiye'deki Çerkesler) are one of the largest ethnic minorities in Turkey, with a populat...
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List of Iraqi Armenians
This is a list of notable Iraqi Armenians.Iraqi Armenians are people born, raised, or who reside in Iraq, with origins in the area known as Armenian, which ranges from the Caucasus Mountains to Anatol...
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Ahl-e Haqq
The Yarsan or Ahl-e Haqq (Kurdish: یارسان‎, Yarsan, Persian: اهل حق‎ Ahl-e Haqq "People of Truth"), is a syncretic religion founded by Sultan Sahak in the late 14th century in western Iran...
Kawliya
The Kawliya (Arabic,كاولية or كاولي) are Romani people (gypsies) from Iraq. Kawliya are known for their dancers and music.Kawliya is also the name of a village, located about 100 miles southeast of Ba...
Feylis
Feylis (also Faylis, Failis or Faylees) are a group of Kurdish tribes located mainly in Luristan, Kermanshah, Ilam, Iran; in Baghdad, Iraq; and in the Diyala Governorate, Iraq around Khanaqin and Man...
History of the Jews in Iraq
The Jews in Iraq (Hebrew: יְהוּדִים בָּבְלִים, Babylonian Jews, Yehudim Bavlim, Arabic: يهود العراق‎ Yahūd al-ʿIrāq) is documented from the time of the Babylonian captivity c. 586 BC. Iraqi ...
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Ingush people
The Ingush (Ingush: ГIалгIай, Ghalghai, pronounced [ˈʁalʁaɪ]) are a Caucasian native ethnic group of the North Caucasus, mostly inhabiting the Russian republic of Ingushetia. The Ingush are predom...
Seljuk Empire
CEThe Seljuk Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian empire, originating from the Qynyq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuq Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to eastern ...
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Sudanese Iraqis
Sudanese Iraqis came to Iraq in the 20th century as workers, as the Sudanese had to various countries of the Persian Gulf. Research in the 1980s indicated that "almost all" the Sudanese in Iraq identi...
Iraqi Turkmens
The Iraqi Turkmens (also spelled Turcomans, Turkomens, and Iraqi Turkmans), Iraqi Turks, or Turks of Iraq (Azerbaijani: Iraq Türkmanları/Iraq Türkləri, Turkish: Irak Türkmenleri/Irak Türkleri)...
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First Kurdish Iraqi War
First Kurdish–Iraqi War or Barazani Rebellion was a major event of the Iraqi-Kurdish conflict, lasting from 1961 until 1970. The struggle was led by Mustafa Barzani, in an attempt to establish an inde...
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Iraqi people
The Iraqi people (Arabic: العراقيون ʿIrāqīyūn, Kurdish: گه‌لی عیراق Îraqîyan, Aramaic: ܥܡܐ ܥܝܪܩܝܐ‎ ʿIrāqāyā, Turkish: Iraklılar) are the citizens of the modern country of Iraq.Arabs have bee...
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Chechen people
Chechens (/ˈtʃɛtʃɛn/, Chechen: Нохчий Nokhchiy; Old Chechen: Нахчой Nakhchuoi) are a Caucasian ethnic group of the Nakh peoples originating in the North Caucasus region of Eastern Europe. They ref...
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Silva Shahakian
Silva Shahakian (born 1985) is an Iraqi Armenian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Iraq on April 10, 2006. She received the crown because the initial winner, Tamar Goregian, feared retri...
Iranians in Iraq
Ajam of Iraq are Iraqi citizens of Iranian national background or descent. Iranians have a long presence as a minority in Iraq, dating back to antiquity. Saddam Hussein deported most Iraqi Ajam in the...