baghdad baghdad  /ˈbæɡ dæd/

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  • (n) capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River

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News

  1. Rendering Reveals: Here's Baghdad's Slick New Library, its First Since the '70s

    Rendering via Design Boom London and Baghdad-based architecture firm AMBS just revealed renderings for its crisp new Baghdad library, the first public library to be built in the city since the '70s. Yes, it looks very much like a streamlined,...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Curbed

  2. Suicide bombers target Baghdad mosque, killing 29

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Two suicide bombers targeted a Shiite mosque in Baghdad on Tuesday, one blowing himself up at a nearby checkpoint while the other slipped inside during prayers. The blasts killed 29 people, Iraqi officials said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Suicide bombers target Baghdad mosque, killing 24

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up inside and near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 24 people and wounding 52, Iraqi officials said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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  1. "I'm looking forward to seeing what the situation on the ground is," Obama said. "I want to, obviously, talk to the commanders and get a sense, both in Afghanistan and in Baghdad of, you know, what the most, their biggest concerns are. And I...
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  2. "The reality on the streets of Baghdad suggests Maliki is either ignorant of what is going on, misrepresenting his intentions, or that his capabilities are not yet sufficient to turn his good intentions into action," National Security Adviser...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Stephen Hadley Source: Forbes

  3. "I think it's probably going to be the summer, late summer, before we get to the point where the people in Baghdad feel safe in their neighborhoods," Casey told reporters at a news conference with Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: George Casey Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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