1 day ago · Karbala is the capital of Karbala Governorate, and has an estimated population of 700,000 people (2015). The city, best known as the location of the Battle of Karbala in 680 CE , or the shrines of Imam Husayn and Abbas ,   is considered a holy city for Shi'ite Muslims , in the same way as Mecca , Medina and Jerusalem .
1 day ago · Lebanon is divided into four distinct physiographic regions: the coastal plain, the Lebanon mountain range, the Beqaa valley and the Anti-Lebanon mountains. The narrow and discontinuous coastal plain stretches from the Syrian border in the north where it widens to form the Akkar plain to Ras al-Naqoura at the border with Israel in the south.
1 day ago · Luxor was the ancient city of Thebes, the great capital of (Upper) Egypt during the New Kingdom, and the glorious city of Amun, later to become the god Amun-Ra.The city was regarded in the Ancient Egyptian texts as was.t (approximate pronunciation: "Waset"), which meant "city of the sceptre", and later in Demotic Egyptian as ta jpt (conventionally pronounced as "ta ipet" and meaning "the ...
1 day ago · Najaf (Arabic: ٱلنَّجَف ) or Al-Najaf al-Ashraf (Arabic: ٱلنَّجَف ٱلْأَشْرَف ), also known as Baniqia (Arabic: بَانِيقِيَا ) is a city in central Iraq about 160 km (100 mi) south of Baghdad. Its estimated population in 2013 was 1,000,000 people. It is the capital of Najaf Governorate.
1 day ago · Located in a strategically important position at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, the country shares land borders with the United Arab Emirates to the northwest, Saudi Arabia to the west, and Yemen to the southwest, and shares marine borders with Iran and Pakistan.
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1 day ago · The Turkish military operation in Idlib Governorate (Turkish: İdlib Harekâtı), also described as Idlib De-escalation Control Force activities (Turkish: İdlib Gerginliği Azaltma Kontrol Gücü faaliyetleri), is an operation by the Turkish Armed Forces which started in October 2017, following the earlier Operation Euphrates Shield.
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