Why is Iraq called Iraq?
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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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.
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… democratic values and since the American people's memory is so short they fell for the lie! THIS IS A LIE WRITTEN BY A NEOCON!!! One day some Muslims decided to bomb our city using our planes as their missiles. Because in the search for the culprits, our leadership found that Saddam Husein was backing these terrorists with his own money and support. Because Saddam was continuing his support and wanted to help in future attacks of a greater magnitude we went after him. Because if we did not go there the terrorists would have come here - again and again and again, until they had killed us all. And because some Muslims twisted the Quran and teach many people this teaching of Quran. But there is some Muslims know they are wrong. (MORE)
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,…Iraq effectively has three capitals: Baghdad : theheadquarters of the Iraqi Government, Erbil/HewlÃªr (International vs. Kurdish name): the headquarters of the IraqiKurdistani government, and Ar-Raqqa (in Syria):the headquarters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, whichcontrols swathes of western Iraq. (MORE)
No nation is at war with Iraq. Trying to establish law, order, and stability to the nation.
Kirkuk is a city in the north of Iraq that is considered a Kurdish cultural capital and has a Kurdish plurality.
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…ontinent called the Middle East. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer \n. \nYes. The soldiers an sailors act provides for reduction of the required payment amounts while you are away. Also, you can set up an allotment before you go to cover the payments. I would recommend both.
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. …The real reason the US went into Iraq is threefold: 1. It was feared that the unrest and wholesale murders caused by the Iraqi government would lead to wars all over the middle east. If that happened, our ally, Israel (Where many of our vegetables, like tomatoes come from) would certainly be attacked and destroyed by the Arabic power: Saudi Arabia for one, Syria and Iraq, too. 2. During the time that the US intelligence agencies were closely watching Iraq's leader, Sadaam Hussein, they found some verified evidence that Iraq some weapons that would cause amounts of damage and casualties if they were used. (Most likely on Israel) This was plenty of reason to go into Iraq and disable their major weapons systems. It turned out later that the Iraqis did not have those weapons, but the information about them was turned out by the Iraqi government propaganda people. The reason? Iran was rattling their swords again, and threatening to invade Ira1. Iraq's army was not nearly big enough or well-wnough equipped to fight off the Iranian army. As far as hidden weapons in Iraq was concerned, the US and United Nations DID find a number of buried weapons sites, one of which was composed of a squadron of modern MiG fighter jets. 3. The honorable president, George W. Bush had as his advisor his father, the former president George H.W. Bush, who had been severely criticized during his presidency for not going in and capturing Sadaam Hussein. The elder Bush wanted badly for his son, the president, to correct that error by going to war with Iraq. (MORE)
Santa is called Baba Noel in Iraq. About 3% of the population are Christian. Baba Noell and SAntay
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 …Jordan. South/East of Syria (MORE)
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.
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…d itself. (MORE)
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…l of the oil fields was the real reason. (MORE)
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)
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…iki/Electricity_in_Iraq (MORE)
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…thian Parthians and Sassanid Persians. Iranian loan words and speech are everywhere in Iraq, including the capital Baghdad which comes from Avestan "Baga Dad" or "gift from God." Answer 2 The ancient city of uruk was also called erech. Å« ' rÊk) or Erech (Ä ' rÄk). If you follow the pronounciation of the word, (Ä ' rÄk) the phonetics are similar ( 'IrÄq). It appears the nation is named after the ancient city of erech or uruk. Answer 3 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 7th Century. (MORE)
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… great loses in terrorist attacks. (MORE)
there's no allies of Iraq because even Iran and all the Arab country doesnt want the situation to be improved.
It is most commonly called the Iraq War. Some call it the Third Persian Gulf War.
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…ore) money unless you are going over your allowed minutes. (MORE)
There is a company called TRIAX who offers services not just in Iraq but all over the globe!
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.
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.
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… 7th Century. (MORE)
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.
An Iraqi. Iraq is home to many cultures and religions, includingethnic Kurds, Shias, Sunnis, and Muslims.
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.
Iraq is the modern name of Mesopotamia, it lies between Turkey (from the north), Syria & Jordan (from the west), Saudi Arabia (from the south) and Iran (from the east). It is also famous with its two rivers (Tigris & the Euphrates). No. The country in question is Iran.
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.
There is not really a game entirely based on Iraq but Modern Warfare 2 has some levels that are in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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.
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…r, mandates were not colonies in that amandate has the future purpose of becoming a realized independentstate. A colony does not have such a purpose. The Mandate of Iraqwas maintained from 1919 until 1921 when the British transferredauthority to King Faisal I. However, the British interfered oftenwith Iraqi policy and maintained boots on the ground until 1954. (MORE)
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…), UAVs have a wide variety of uses and functions. (MORE)
Yes, Iraqis can vote, infact they just held a general election around a month ago.
First find on your phone the + symbol and type that in for the outgoing number. After that you need to type in the country code for Iraq which is 964. Your outbound dial should be +964 (area code) (phone number).
Most of the middle East. Afganistan, Iraq, Iran, and probably many more. By Mr. Happy Guy.
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.
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).
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…is are quite friendly people and use polite manners. There are a variety of lightly spiced local dishes such veal stew (anjolia), covered meatballs (kubba), and stuffed chicken (tabit). Most Iraqis dress in typical Western clothing although a sizable minority dress in traditional Arab clothes like the dishdasha, jallabas, and kaftans. Most Iraqis are Muslims, which also means that major Islamic holidays such as Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, and Eid Al-Adha are celebrated occasions. The Christian minority is famous for their Christmas celebrations as well. (MORE)
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
The Oil War?? (that was the motive in the first place,cheap oil for the US)
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.
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.
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.
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…raq. (MORE)
1. Some of our milirary soldiers play call of duty in Iraq. 2. A call of duty game that TAKES PLACE in Iraq is COD mw2.
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.
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…i was a Fundamental (Usuli) Shiite . Government: Ba'athist State vs. Islamic Republic . Nationalism / Power . The two countries had a long history of border disputes, goingright back to when the countries were the kingdoms of Mesopotamia(modern Iraq) and Persia (Iran). . Iraq wanted the new and unstable Iranian government tofall. . Saddam Hussein sought domination of the Middle East. . Radical Islam threatened to spread into Iraq from Iran. . Territorial disputes between Iran & Iraq. . Iraq was aiming to replace Iran as the dominant Persian Gulfstate . Saddam Hussein wanted to annex the Ahwaz Arabs (who were underPersian Occupation in Iran) Iraqi Insurgency If the question intends to ask about the current Iraqi Insurgency,there are a vast number of reasons as to why Iraq boiled into CivilWar when the United States arrived. Saddam Hussein had a verystrong grip on the country and as soon as he was forced to let go,all of the different issues he had held at bay (through veryautocratic and violent means) came to the fore. 1) Sunni-Shiite Conflict: The religiousdifferences between Sunnis and Shiites (both variants of Islam inthe same way that Orthodox and Catholic are variants ofChristianity) are not terribly important for the purposes ofunderstanding this conflict. The religions function as ethnicgroups. The Shiites have been the majority population in LowerMesopotamia for nearly 700 years but have never been in power. Tokeep power over them, the Sunnis repressed and tortured Shiites.The promise of democracy means that the Shiites would have powerfor the first time in Iraq's history and many Sunnis are scared ofShiite retribution, leading them to fight the Shiites to keep themrepressed. 2) Mawali-Arab Conflict: The Mawali (non-ArabMuslims) in Iraq are quite numerous. The most famous group ofMawali in Iraq are the Kurds, but they are not alone. The Kurdshave wanted to pull away from Iraq for a very long time and createan independent Kurdish State because of how horribly Saddam Husseintreated the Kurds. The Arabs, however, want to maintain the Kurdishregions of northern Iraq because they contain a number of OilFields and they do not want to instigate conflict with Turkey,which would oppose any independent Kurdish State. Kurds have alsobeen incredibly supportive of the American Invasion and its respectfor their lifestyle and Peshmerga (the Kurdish Militia). This hasalso engendered hatred from the Arabs on account of the Sentimentof Humiliation. 3) Sentiment of Humiliation: Iraqis see the UnitedStates as a Western occupying power not unlike the Colonial Empiresof Britain and France which previously occupied the region. Theyfeel humiliated that once again, they were unable to properlydefend themselves and are at America's mercy. Some groups (like theKurds and Christians) approve of the American presence, but mostArabs strongly disapprove of a continued American stay in Iraq andbegan to react violently to promote American withdrawal. Al Qaedapicked up on this sentiment and moved into Iraq to further fosterjihadist reactions. 4) Muslim-Christian Conflict: This conflict isrelatively one-sided since the Iraqi Christians have neither thefacilities nor the disposition to violently engage the Iraqi Muslimpopulation, but many Muslims in Iraq mistake Christians in Iraq forbeing in an alliance with the Christian American forces andEuropean forces in general because of their friendship with theconquerors. The affability that Christians in the Arab World showEuropeans is usually respect for the elimination of the DhimmiStatus and the Promotion of Equal Rights as opposed to being anindication of a long-standing political alliance. However, the merenotion of the fifth column brings many Iraqi Muslims to violence. 5) Localized Tribal Conflicts: Iraq is composed ofnumerous well-defined tribes. Each Iraqi (whether Arab or Mawali,Christian or Muslim) knows what tribe he belongs to by birth. Thesetribes regulate everything about a person from who he can talk to,to whom he can do business with, to what his faith must be, andeven where he can live. Numerous different tribes compete overlocal resources and it is not uncommon that the bloodiest conflictsarise between two tribal elders from different tribes squabblingover three or four city blocks. Moqtada al-Sadr was probably themost famous tribal elder so inclined to use violence to solve hisproblems with neighboring tribes and the Americans. (MORE)
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… of others) over time. (MORE)
No. Bible comes from the name of a Lebanese city called Byblos. Itrefers to the fact that the Bible was the most famous book andByblos was a chief exporter of papyrus leafs.