What is Iraq?

  • (noun): A republic in the Middle East in western Asia; the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia was in the area now known as Iraq; modern government is involved in state-sponsored terrorism.
    Synonyms: Republic of Iraq, Al-Iraq, Irak

Iraq

Iraq (/ɪˈræk/ or i/ɪˈrɑːk/; Arabic: العراق‎ al-‘Irāq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق Jumhūriyyat al-‘Irāq), is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert.

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Operation Red Dawn - Reactions - Europe
... Bush, he called for intensified efforts to rebuild Iraq ... looking at his teeth as if he were a beast." The cardinal, a leading critic of the US-led war in Iraq, said he hoped the capture would not make matters "worse." Pope John Paul II did not comment ... Poland Poland at the time commanded thousands of international troops in Iraq ...
United States Institute Of Peace - Examples of USIP Work - Hosted The Iraq Study Group
... used USIP to help convene the bipartisan Iraq Study Group in 2006 that studied the conflict in Iraq and recommended ways forward ... USIP facilitated the group’s trip to Iraq and hosted several meetings of the group ...
Qurna
... near the Theban Hills in Egypt al-Qurnah, a city in Iraq Battle of Qurna, fought in, Qurna, Iraq Kourna, a village and a lake in Crete, Greece West Qurna Field ...
Operation Ivy Blizzard - Terrorism, Bombings and Insurgency Related
... Terrorism Iraq Insurgency Suicide bombings in Iraq since 2003 Bombings and terrorist attacks of the Iraq War Terrorist attacks of the Iraq War ...