kerbala kerbala

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  • (n) a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad; a holy city for Shiite Muslims because it is the site of the tomb of Mohammed's grandson who was killed there in 680

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  1. "Maysan ...... will be followed by the three Kurdistan provinces, a month from now," Maliki said. "After that Kerbala and Wasit (provinces). Then it will be province by province until we achieve (this transfer) before the end of the year."
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Reuters

  2. "Iraqi security forces in Kerbala have been successfully operating independently, maintaining their own security for the past three months," General David Petraeus and Ryan Crocker said in a joint statement.
    on Oct 29, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We do not want to attack anyone and will not allow anyone to attack Lebanon; but if anyone, anyone, thinks of disarming the resistance we will fight them like the martyrs of Kerbala," Nasrallah said, referring to a battle in Islamic history...
    on May 25, 2005 By: Hassan Nasrallah Source: Ynetnews

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