Why is Iraq called Iraq?

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Iraq in Arabic (which is the official language there) means the land between the 2 rivers. it also means the land in which its green grass stretches out until it almost looks black.
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Who are important in Iraq?

An important person in Iraq is the prime minister. The prime minister is like a president in the United States. The prime minister has a 4 year term and he can run for a maximum of 2 years. the current prime minister is Nouri al-Maliki.

Why is the US in Iraq?

Saddam had nothing to do with 9/11! The NeoCons just wanted an excuse to takeover Iraq and get their money grubbing fingers on Iraq's oil. At first they made up the lie that Iraq had WMDs, but after the invasion no WMDs were found in Iraq. They then came up with the excuse that they wanted to spread (MORE)

What is the capital of Iraq?

The capital city of Iraq is Baghdad. However, because of the increasing semi-independence of IraqiKurdistan and the recent (2014) violence in Sunni-dominated Anbarprovince and nearby Sunni-majority areas, the government in Baghdaddoes not directly control large portions of the country. Therefore, (MORE)

Where is Kirkuk Iraq?

Kirkuk is a city in the north of Iraq that is considered a Kurdish cultural capital and has a Kurdish plurality.

Where is Iraq?

It's in the Middle East; between Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, etc. Check a map of the Middle East for more info. It is located in the middle east Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait. 34 o 00 N, 43 o 00 E Iraq is on the continent of Asia . It is also on a sub-c (MORE)

Why are we in Iraq?

for oil. the official reason is that we are trying to establish democracy/peace there (Iraq never asked us for democracy, that isn't necessarily the best form of govt.). 2nd answer: Not for oil. After the war started, Iraq did not pump any oil for years, and is now only starting to pump some oil. (MORE)

Were is Iraq?

Iraq is in some part of Asia, you should look on google to look for a map for asia. . Iraq is part of the Middle East, which is part of Asia.. It is:. South of eastern Turkey. West of Iran (Persia). North/West of the Persian Gulf (a sea, not a country). North of Sad Arabia & Kuwait. East of (MORE)

Why is it called the War in Iraq?

The war in Iraq is called this because the war is within Iraq, itsnot with any other country. Iraq is having civil wars. Iraq can notstabilize their government or economy.

Why do you have war with Iraq?

The US is NOT at war with the Government of Iraq. The US/Coalition, is trying to establish/restore law, order, and stability to the nation. The US is at war with terrorists globally for attacking the USA on September 11, 2001. The terrorists attacked America first, and America has the right to defen (MORE)

What was the war in Iraq about?

That is the $5,000,000 question, Bush and his entourage of neo conservatives decided to invade Iraq on the pretext that they had and were intending to use weapons of mass destruction, as we all know now there were no WMD's so the real reason for the invasion may never be known to us, some say contro (MORE)

Does Iraq have a President?

Yes. Iraq has a president and currently that man is Jalal Talabani (the first Kurdish President of Iraq). However, most powers are vested in the Prime Minister who is at this point Nouri Al-Maliki. (Written May 30, 2012)

What does electricity have to do with the Iraq?

Electricity production currently is below 6000 megawatt while the needs reach up tp 10000 MW, so houses are more than 12 hrs deprived from power, on the other hands public roads are seldomly lightened even no traffic signals. Should you look for further details, you visit. http://en.wikipedia.org/w (MORE)

Why is Mesopotamia now called Iraq?

Answer 1 Iraq has nothing to do with any Arabic words. It comes from the Pahlavi (middle Iranian language) Arak, which means "lowland". Iraq has been ruled by people from what is now Iran including non-Indo-European Kasistes, Gutians and Lullubi and Indo-European Medes, Achaemenid Persians, Scy (MORE)

What is the outcome for Iraq in the Iraq war?

The outcome of this war for Iraq will ultimately mean freedom. America (with allied help) has freed Iraq of their tyrant leader and is aiding them with the creation of an army and new government. Unless President Obama pulls American troops out too early, in which case the people of Iraq will suffer (MORE)

Who are allies of Iraq?

there's no allies of Iraq because even Iran and all the Arab country doesnt want the situation to be improved.

My boyfriend is in Iraq and calls every night Does that cost me money?

The most common way for soldiers to call home is on pay phones with calling cards, so that shouldn't cost you anything (unless, of course, you send him phone cards to use).. If he is calling you on your cell phone, the call will use minutes from your plan, but that shouldn't necessarily cost you (m (MORE)

Is Call of Duty 4 in Iraq?

no call of duty 4 is not in Iraq. Like the us, Iraq has video games that aren't in the us-that is, if they even have money to buy a video game.

What is the war between Iraq and US called?

It could be called the "war in Iraq"...it cannot be called the war against Iraq, because the US is NOT at war with Iraq. The US is trying to restore law, order and stability to the Iraqi government/and region.

When did Iraq get the name Iraq?

Al-Iraq literally means "the land between [the two] rivers" in Arabic. The name comes as a result of the Arabic translation of the region's former Greek Name "Mesopotamia" which means exactly the same thing. The name Al-Iraq (in the Arabic) to refer to the territory first became commonly used in the (MORE)

What Iraq used to be called?

Iraq, Iran, and some of the surrounding area used to be called Persia. It USED to be called Babylon or Mesopotamia. . Yes it used to be called Mesopotamia.

When did Iraq become Iraq?

In 1932, Britain granted independence to Iraq. They established Iraq as a Kingdom and later a Republic intentionally to cause religious strife within the country between the three tribes to prevent a rise of power in Iraq.

How many iraq soldiers are in iraq?

Well this question needs to be more specific as in American Soldiers, British Soliders.. But I assume you mean American Soldiers and there are about 20,000 left. As of November 25, 2011.

What is the first us invasion of Iraq called?

The Gulf War or Desert Shield/Desert Storm. That one, by the way, wasn't an invasion of Iraq - the only objective was to push the Iraqis out of Kuwait. Once that was achieved, it was pretty much done with.

Was Iraq colonized?

Officially, No, but many consider it to be because the power thatthe British exercised over Iraq during its mandate-period resemblescolonization. Iraq was part of the Mandate System and as such, the Britishexpended a great deal of manpower to "modernize" and "control" thecountry. Officially, howeve (MORE)

Are uavs in Iraq?

Yes, UAVs are in Iraq. There are many different types ranging from reconnaissance aircraft to UAVs that fire 2 Hellfire missiles. Most in Iraq are operated by the USAF but the Navy has UAVs, too. Unlike CODMW3(which ruins every good part and the training and dedication it takes to be in the military (MORE)

Can Iraq vote?

Yes, Iraqis can vote, infact they just held a general election around a month ago.

Were is the Iraq war?

Most of the middle East. Afganistan, Iraq, Iran, and probably many more. By Mr. Happy Guy.

What do you call the war over in Iraq?

It is called the Iraq War or Occupation of Iraq and also the Second Gulf War. The American troops have recently pulled out on the 19th of August 2010. Much to the relief of many Americans.

Does Iraq have tigers?

No - Iraq does not have tigers, although they were once found on the Northern borders of Iran and Turkey. As of 1990, Tigers are limited to SE Asia (with some in the NE of China and SE of Russia).

What traditions does Iraq have?

Iraqi culture has had a marked effect on the Middle East, especially in the arts and letters. During the Middle Ages, Iraq and its main city Baghdad have been key centers in the Abbassid Caliphate's blooming literary and scientific culture. Many Islamic Studies, such as Fiqh took place in Iraq. Iraq (MORE)

What does Iraq do for Halloween?

they do nothing because the y are not allowed to celebrate Halloween because it'against there realign to celebrate Halloween so don't go and tell they why they can't celebrate Halloween it's not nice to do that

How are prayers called in Iraq?

In Iraq prayers are called by the athann which is the call to prayer from the mosque from the imann ,the man who leads prayers.

What do you call a citizen of Iraq?

A citizen of Iraq is an Iraqi. However, most Iraqis inside Iraq identify by Tribe or by Religion as opposed to most Americans inside of America which identify by State, County, or City.

Is Iraq laandlocked?

From first glance, it would seem it is. Upon further inspection, however, the south eastern border (along the border of Kuwait) is in contact with the Arabian Sea. A landlocked state must be completely surrounded by land, which Iraq is not.

What year was Iraq called Iraq?

The term Iraq has existed as a regional term in Arabic forMesopotamia more or less since the Arab conquest of Mesopotamia inthe 7th century C.E. However, as the name of an independent orquasi-independent region, it only gained the name Iraq in 1919,when it was designated as the British Mandate for I (MORE)

How do you say Iraq in Iraq?

Iraq is not a language. Iraqis speak Arabic and the name for Iraq in Arabic is Al-Iraq which is pronounced Al-ee-raw-k.

What was a cause of the Iraq-Iraq war?

There is no such thing as an Iraq-Iraq War. Iran-Iraq War If the question intends to ask about the Iran-Iraq War of1980-1988, several causes of that war include: . Oil-rich regions along the border and access to the PersianGulf. . Religion: Saddam Hussein was a Secular Sunni and RuhollahKhomein (MORE)

Is Babylon called Iraq today?

Not really. The land which was part of the Babylonian Empire is mostly contained in modern Iraq now but culturally and territorially they two aren't much alike. Iraq is territorially a construct from the colonial period, and culturally influenced by Arabic, Islamic and Persian states (and a bunch (MORE)