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Old December 11th, 2010, 12:03 AM   #1
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Northern Iraq scenery (Anbar / Diyala / salahudin / Kirkuk / Ninawa)

Start off with Hamrin mountains.











Hamrin mountains are currently an al qaida stronghold due to their remote inaccessible location, During the 1980s Iraq had placed its first "supergun" here for testing purposes.

supergun below.
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some more from Hamrin...


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Old December 11th, 2010, 12:15 AM   #3
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lake tharthar...





saddam's palace on the lake.


approaching the palace from the lake...


chalets for saddam's goons at the lake




it had a special railway for saddam running all the way there.


remains of the train...




fishermen on the lake


the canal regulator for the water going downstream to lake habbaniya
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Old December 11th, 2010, 12:39 AM   #4
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Al Qadisiya lake





dam interior.




island in the lake


the dam.


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Old December 11th, 2010, 12:52 AM   #5
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mosul desert "jazira"







village houses in jazira


muhalabiya village






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desert farms




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Old January 8th, 2011, 12:21 PM   #6
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Old January 10th, 2011, 08:01 PM   #7
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really beautiful scenery. esp Thirthar & Hamrin lakes
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Old January 12th, 2011, 08:53 PM   #8
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Al Qadisiya lake is beautiful and so is Mosul's greenery but the winner has to be the ancient sites in Hatra, i have to see them before i die!
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Old January 20th, 2012, 01:37 AM   #9
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I 'khoma6et' these from some random guy on facebook.
The town of Rawa in western Anbar, 1980.

Apparently there was a flood or something and part of it is now under water? Donno the guy had 'Madinat Rawa 8ebil al ghare8' as the caption..





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Old June 14th, 2012, 04:47 PM   #10
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Old June 17th, 2012, 01:28 AM   #11
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Al Habbaniyah
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Old June 17th, 2012, 08:09 AM   #12
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Amazing picture, its more like in central iraq and not north. But since its in anbar, yeh
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Old June 17th, 2012, 03:40 PM   #13
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Aloos village

Credit goes to AbdulWahab1968 in Panoramio.
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Euphrates in Haditha.

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Euphrates in Fallujah.

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I would love to live there, what an amazing place
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Nice pics Sinjar, thank you friend
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Khan il Baghdadi.

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