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.
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Iraq is on the continent of Asia. It is also on a sub-continent called the Middle East.
It is located in the middle east
Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iran and Kuwait.
34o00 N, 43o00 E
Iraq is on the continent of Asia. It is also on a sub-continent called the Middle East.
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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. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
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.
No nation is at war with Iraq. The US is trying to restore law, order, and stability to Iraq.
Iraq is one of the oldest inhabited places in the world, beginningwith the Sumerian civilization. It gained independence from GreatBritain in 1932.
Iraqi governmental forces led by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and their Peshmerga (Kurdish Armed Forces) Allies are attempting to subdue various Iraqi paramilitary groups to keep the nation unified. Neither the United States, nor any other nation is currently involved in that fight.
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.
Jalal Talabani is the President of Iraq. He assumed office on 2005 April 7 as the first elected president under the country's new constitution, created after Saddam Hussein was deposed. Talabani has a Kurdish background and has fought for Kurdish indepence and rights for over 50 years. He is also t…he first non-Arab president of Iraq. After the election on 2010 March 7, Talabani remained president. ( Full Answer )
The troops were in Iraq because they were sent there by President George W. Bush, who believed it was important to go to war with Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein. This turned out to be a controversial decision, but at the time, most people went along with it.
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. ( Full Answer )
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 ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
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 ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
there's no allies of Iraq because even Iran and all the Arab country doesnt want the situation to be improved.
Answer 1 Iraq's religion is mostly Shi'a Islam, although there are a significant number of Sunni Muslims too. Answer 2 The most popular faith in Iraq is far and away Islam, whose adherents count between 85-95% of the country (estimates are hard to attain due to much immigration and emigration… to the country). Within Islam, Iraq has a majority Shiite Community representing around 60-70% of Iraq's total population and most are of the Ja'afari School. Iraq has minority Sunni Community representing around 20-30% of Iraq's total population (most of the Kurds are Sunni, however) and most Sunnis are of the Hanafi School. Iraq also has numerous minority religions, the most prevalent of which are Christians (Syrian Catholic, Syrian Orthodox, Assyrian, and Chaldean), Yazidis, Zoroastrians, and Jews (Mizrahim). Answer 3 Islam nowadays. In ancient times there were sumerian, akkadian, babylonian and assyrian religions (which are all basically the same, with different names of gods). Then Persia conquered Mesopotamia (the land of todays Iraq) and Zoroastrianism was the religion then. After that Alexander the Great conquered Mesopotamia, and Greek religion was adapted. After that Roman Empire conquered Mesopotamia, but the Roman religion is basically the same as the Greek, with different names again. Then the land of Mesopotamia became part of many different dynasties of Parthia and Persia, Mithraism and Zoroastrianism were practised. Arabs conquered the land then and Islam is the state religion of Iraq nowadays. Answer 4 they have 2 types of religions christian and Muslim and they have many diffrent types of Muslim like shiat and suinis Answer 5 Islam is the most popular religion in Iraq with Christianity holding a small minority of popularity in the country. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
The War in Iraq is in Iraq is a tautology. The reason it is called the Iraq War is specifically because it is in Iraq.
Iraq is right next to Iran below Asia. Just in case you don't know Iran is pronounced like Eron.
IRAQ is the homeland of all the people in the world and the place where the first man and woman lived on the earth. IRAQ has not been founded because it is existed before all the other nations and countries, even before the history was written. In IRAQ the first human beings community was developed… (before 8000 years) and the first civilization was emerged. writing, agriculture and law were started in IRAQ and later IRAQ became the centre of the old world through Ur and Babylon Babylon (Located south of Baghdad) is one of the greatest cities in the history, and the capital of the Babylonia Empire. with the entrance of Islam to IRAQ before (1400 years) IRAQ soon became the centre of Islam and cities like Basra and Kufa (founded before 1416 years) raised as centres of education and literature. With the Abbasid Empire (established 131 H, 750 AD) Baghdad founded and became the capital of the Islamic world from Pakistan in the east to Spain in the west, and from the centre of Asia to the middle of Africa for more than 500 years. in the following centuries IRAQ has faced many occupations starting with Mongols 1258 AD and later by many different groups as lastly by British 1918 and American 2003, who works very hard to destroy this country and kill the people. the modern Iraq was founded after the first world war 1921 and the King Faisl was the fist king of IRAQ. In 1958 a few troops of the Iraqi army led by Qasim killed the third king and changed the regime to be a republic of IRAQ, from 1958 till 1968 IRAQ faced two military coups in 1963 and 1968. from the 1968 till 2003 Al-ba'ath party led IRAQ and what had been built over the last decades has been destroyed through the wars, 1980-1988 against Iran, 1991 and 2003 against America. All these three wars were not the people of Iraq choice but the choice of Saddam regime and his party. IRAQ and all the Iraqi people are always giving the world and humanity the best things that they have and works for thousands of years for the developing of human beings from the emerging of civilization between the two rivers till today, however now we have been lifted to face our destiny with out any help ???? IRAQ is coming back soon ( Full Answer )
Uh I think it was pretty hot u know with shovels and all. well they used shovels. Um kinda hot and humid i think. Oh ya and kinda dry so there were a lot of droughts!! That is VERY hot!!!! So if u wanna cook- I mean BE cooked, u can go there i guess. So ya
No one is at war with Iraq. The United States invaded Iraq under the premise of the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This has since been called in question of legitimacy. It certainly could have been because they felt that Sadam Husein was violating human rights, or for more selfish or poli…tically motivated reasons. There could be any number of real reason that may not be known to the American people for decades to come. ( Full Answer )
because the government has told us that . the iraqies did it but the real reason is because we want to fight people for no reason. the gov. is brain washing us into thinking that they are the enemy, but the real reason id that WE are the enemy because the GOVERNMENT BLEW UP THE WORLD TRADE CENTER…(TWIN TOWERS) ( Full Answer )
\nIts about USA not getting enough oil easily, so they will try to get it from other means.
Umm Qasr, which is on Khawr Abd Allah Estuary near the Persian Gulf, functions as Iraq's deep-water port. Basra, a much larger city, sits upriver in the Shatt Al-Arab (at a point south of the Tigris-Euphrates merger) and is Iraq's largest port, but it is a shallow-water port..
In the summer months (June, July, August) it is regularly over 125F/52C in Southern 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.
No! Ghana is not in Iraq. Ghana is a Sovereign country in West Africa, with population of over twenty-two million. Ghana is endowed with valuable natural resources like: The sun, oil, gold, fertile lands and may others in abundance. The country is one of the most peaceful in the world.
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.
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. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
Yes, Iraqis can vote, infact they just held a general election around a month ago.
Most of the middle East. Afganistan, Iraq, Iran, and probably many more. By Mr. Happy Guy.
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. ( Full Answer )
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
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.
No. Iraq is a country and terrorists are exclusively humans. Thereare currently a high number of terrorists in Iraq, but the majorityof Iraqis are normal civilians caught up in a horrible civil warand/or insurgency.
Common livestock in Iraq includes cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, and the Arabian horse is also extensively bred. A common animal is the al-Qaeda, usually found in secret compounds.
The Iraq genocide represents a series of events in which US Marines and the British Armed Forces systematically executed civillian personell at the time during and just after the Gulf war. The whole genocide was later pushed under the rug by State Department and CIA.
No Iraq is not a theocracy at the moment. Iraq, since before the formal naming of the Iraqi nation as Iraq and before many of the religions themselves, had been a civilized nation with a strong culture for millenniums. Religions were gradually embraced upon their arrivals with no particular revolut…ionary civil bloodshed or power grabs (in general) as was the case for many other nations. The exeptions of the pseudo theocracies of the Abbassids, Ottomans and Buyyids and similar caliphate empires are difficult to explain, but we will keep that aside for now. Eventually Christianity and Islam were the main major remnants of followed religions in Iraq, (with Christians currently fleeing to other Christian majority Western nations with better economies and less impact from wars due to modern ease of international transportation). However since Independence, no theocracy existed. A brief monarchy followed by a military autocracy did, however. This was, despite not being "democratic", one of the finest times for Iraq and made it one of the richest nations in the world with, in line with its thousands of years of tradition, a highly civilized and beautiful country and culture. Iraq has ranged in its type of government over the past century, including Pan-Arab Nationalism and Secularism, however, a theocracy has never been Iraq's profile. Not to say that theocracy was necessarily always bad, but it wasn't recently the form of government there. Despite the existence of religious holy sites in Iraq, and a correspondingly culturally-conservative (yet extremely tolerant) culture, the Political-Islamic agendas notable in other Muslim majority countries do not exist locally due to the different Islamic School of thought adhered to by Iraqis than the contemporary Wahhabi-salafist extremist Ideology that is currently gaining popularity. Wahhabist school of thought was rejected historically by the majority of prominent Islamic schools until this day, yet is recently gaining popularity by petro dollars in other places such as Egypt and also due to historic hegemony of Western and previous Imperialism on the alternative of regional Arab Nationalism. This extremism is still widely frowned upon in Iraq. Western intervention in the region has often experienced difficulty (or appeared to experience difficulty) in differentiating between anti-occupational sentiment and their arch enemy of religious extremism, and generally upset the fragile balance of the region and make a huge mess that will eventually have worldwide reaching implications. Even though one of the major school of thoughts followed, the Twelver Jaafari Jurisprudence, has showed potential to develop theocratic style political interpretation such as in Iran, such a model was not popular in Iraq and previously refused by many of the followers of that particular branch in Iraqi politics, such as the current Prime Minister. The current constitution tries to ensure that all ethnicities of Iraqis of all the different religious backgrounds get represented in the central civil government, at the same time with the efforts of doing that through democratic elections. At the same time they are members of the Arab league and have a majority Arab population, a population who, as a whole, historically feel culturally threatened by Persians, Western Imperialism, Kurdish Separatists and Jewish Zionist Invasions. Iraqis, however tough they may come across as, are kind, simple folk that can unfortunately sometimes be also easily manipulated and steered in particular directions Ideologically. So future outcomes can be difficult to predict. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
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.
Erbil is a city in the north Iraq, located mainly in Kurdistan region and it's the capital city of Kurdistan. Erbil is also called Arbil or Hawler where is a very safe and one of the most fast-growing city in the middle east, Erbil became the capital of tourism of the Arabic country for 2014 for it'…s fast continuous investment and rapid growth of tourists, hundreds of major Turkish, European and American companies are now having projects in Kurdistan and mostly in Erbil (Hawler). the majority of people in Erbil are Kurds with 5% Arabs, Assyrians, Turkmen and etc, however, the number of the people of Europeans, Americans and western and eastern countries are increasing everyday and many have decided to stay in there. See a picture of central Erbil at the Related Link below. ( Full Answer )
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. ( Full Answer )
There are some terrorists from Iraq. However, most Iraqis are not terrorists, and most terrorists are not from Iraq.