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Iraq – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

Iraq – World Atlas: Kids Encyclopedia

System of government: Republic Capital: Baghdad Location: Iraq has a short coastline on the Persian Gulf in the south-east. It is bounded by Turkey to the north, Iran to the north-east, Kuwait to the south-east, Saudi Arabia to the south, and Jordan and Syria to the west Area: 434,924 sq km National composition: Arabs, Kurds, Turkmens, Armenians, Iranians, Turks Religion: …

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Largest reading lesson: ‘UAE Reads’ breaks Guinness World Records record

Largest reading lesson: 'UAE Reads' breaks Guinness World Records record

Dubai, UAE – May 5, 2016 — Under the auspices of the Ministry of Interior, the ‘UAE Reads’ cultural initiative, which was organised by the UAE University, managed to set a new World Record title for the UAE with the ‘Largest Reading Lesson’; a total of 2,604 women, including female staff members from the Ministry of Interior, gathered to listen …

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Aladin And The Magic Lamp

“Where is that good for nothing boy?” Aladin’s mother yelled as she looked up from her spinning. “There is not a scrap of food in the house, and here I am, working all day long to keep us two alive.” Meanwhile, Aladin was in the bazaar on the other side of the town of Baghdad, drinking mint tea and chatting …

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Muqtada Al-Sadr

Muqtada al-Sadr — Sayyid Muqtada al-Sadr was born August 12, 1973 in Baghdad, Iraq. He is an Iraqi Islamic Political leader. He is one of the most influential religious and political figures in the country not holding any official title in the Iraqi government. Muqtada al-Sadr is the fourth son of a famous Iraqi Shi’a cleric, the late Grand Ayatollah …

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