Nearby: Assyria
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
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Assyria
Assyria was a major Mesopotamian East Semitic kingdom, and empire, of the Ancient Near East, existing as an independent state for a period of approximately nineteen centuries from c. 2500 BC to 605 BC...
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Battle of the Zab
The Battle of the Zab (Arabic: معركة الزاب) took place on the banks of the Great Zab river in what is now Iraq on January 25, 750. It spelled the end of the Umayyad Caliphate and the rise of the Abba...
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Great Zab
The Great Zab or Upper Zab (Arabic: الزاب الكبير‎ (al-Zāb al-Kabaīr), Kurdish: Zêy Badînan or Zêyê Mezin, Turkish: Zap, Syriac: ܙܒܐ ܥܠܝܐ (zāba ʻalya)) is an approximately 400-kil...
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Nimrud
Nimrud (/nɪmˈruːd/; Arabic: النمرود‎) is the later Arab name for an ancient Assyrian city located 30 kilometres (20 mi) south of the city of Mosul, and 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of...
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Mar Behnam Monastery
Monastery of the Martyrs Saint Behnam and his Sister Sarah (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܪܡܪܝ ܒܗܢܡ ܘܡܪܬ ܣܪܐ, Arabic: دير مار بهنام‎, Mar Behnam Monastery), is a Syriac Catholic monastery in northern Ira...
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Balawat
Balawat (Classical Syriac: ܒܝܬ ܠܒܬ, beṯ labat) is an archaeological site and modern village in Nineveh Province (Iraq). It lies 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast from the city of Mosul and 4 ki...
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Bakhdida
Bakhdida (Syriac: ܒܓܕܝܕܐ, Arabic:بخديدا) [bɑχdɛːdə], also known as Baghdeda, Qaraqosh, Karakosh or Al-Hamdaniya, is an Assyrian city in northern Iraq within the Ninawa Governorate, located about 3...
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Qayyarah Airfield West
Location of Qayyarah Airfield West, IraqQayyarah Airfield West is a former Iraqi Air Force base in the Nineveh Governorate of Iraq. It was captured by Coalition forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom...
Monastery of Saint John of Dailam
Dayra d'Mar Yoḥannan Daylamáyá (Monastery of Saint John of Dailam) also known as Naqortaya and Muqurtaya (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܢܩܘܪܬܝܐ dayrá naqortáyá, literally "chiseled monastery"), is a Syriac Orthodo...
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Karamlish
Karamlish (Syriac: ܟܪܡܠܫ, Arabic: كرمليس‎; also spelled Karemles, Karemlesh) is an ancient Assyrian town in Assyria, northern Iraq located less than 18 miles (29 km) south east of M...
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Dair Mar Elia
Dair Mar Elia (Syriac: ܕܝܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܐܝܠܝܐ, Arabic: دير مار إيليا) (known in English as Saint Elijah's Monastery) is an abandoned Christian monastery, the oldest in Iraq, dating from the 6th century. ...
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Mosul International Airport
Mosul International Airport (IATA: OSM, ICAO: ORBM) is an airport located at Mosul, capital of Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. It became a civil airport in 1990 with the rebuild of the runway (from as...
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Bartella
Bartella (Syriac:ܒܪܛܠܐ, Arabic,برطلّة) is an Assyrian town located in northern Iraq which is less than 13 miles east of Mosul. The name Bartella is of Syriac origin, but its meaning is not fully agree...
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Battle of Gaugamela
43°26′38″E / 36.56°N 43.444°E / 36.56; 43.444The Battle of Gaugamela (/ˌɡɔːɡəˈmiːlə/; Greek: Γαυγάμηλα), also called the Battle of Arbela, was the decisive battle of Alexa...
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Mosul Museum
The Mosul Museum is the second largest museum in Iraq after the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad. It was badly looted during the 2003 Iraq War. Founded in 1952, the museum consisted of a small hall ...
Mosul
43°08′E / 36.34°N 43.13°E / 36.34; 43.13Mosul (/moʊˈsuːl/; Arabic: الموصل‎ al-Mawṣil; Kurdish: مووسڵ Mûsil; North Mesopotamian Arabic: el-Mōṣul; Ottoman Turkish...
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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.
During the occup...
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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).
Tradition holds...
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Al Mosul University Stadium
43°06′55″E / 36.341039°N 43.115405°E / 36.341039; 43.115405Map of Mosul showing the location of Al Mosul University StadiumAl Mosul University Stadium, is a multi-use stadium ...
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Nineveh
Nineveh (/ˈnɪn.ɪv.ə/; Akkadian: Ninua; Classical Syriac: ܢܸܢܘܵܐ; Arabic: نينوى‎ Ninawa, Kurdish: نەینەوا, Hebrew: נִינְוֵה‎ Nin'veih; Greek: Νινευή Nineuē; Naynuwa; Turkis...
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Mount Mar Daniel
Mount Mar Daniel (Syriac: ܛܘܪܐ ܕܡܪܝ ܕܐܢܝܠ), is a mountain in Nineveh plains in northern Iraq. The mountain lies 30km east of Mosul and some 5km north east of Bartella.Mount Mar Daniel was known fo...
2004 Forward Operating Base Marez bombing
43°06′58″E / 36.366°N 43.116°E / 36.366; 43.116The Forward Operating Base Marez bombing took place on December 21, 2004. Fourteen U.S. soldiers, four U.S. citizen Halliburton...
Tarbisu
43°07′E / 36.383°N 43.117°E / 36.383; 43.117Tarbisu (modern Sherif Khan, Ninawa Governorate, Iraq) was an ancient city about 3 miles north of Nineveh.
Tarabisu was a minor...
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Cihan University
Cihan University (Zankoy Cihan in Kurdish, Jamaat Jehan In Arabic)is an educational institution in Erbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Cihan University established in 2007 by th...
Erbil International Airport
Erbil International Airport (IATA: EBL, ICAO: ORER), is the main airport of Erbil city in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.It is administered by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) under a commit...
Shaikh Ibrahim, Iraq
Shaikh Ibrahim or Shaykh Ibrahim is a small desert town in Tel Afar District of Nineveh Province of northern Iraq. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Tel Afar and 10 kilometr...