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Synonyms for Karbala

a city of central Iraq to the south of Baghdad

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Location of Project and Description of Site : The project is located 90km to the east of Karbala, Iraq.
A bus carrying pilgrims from Bahrain to Karbala, Iraq was reportedly overtaken by a water tanker causing the coach to crash into a pick-up and a truck carrying concrete blocks.
Ashura marks the day when Imam Hussein (PBUH), along with 72 of his companions, was martyred in a battle against the second Umayyad caliph in Karbala, Iraq, some 14 centuries ago.
Massive multibillion-dollar plant deals, including Kuwait's Clean Fuel project - in which four Korean giants were involved including Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Heavy Industries Company, GS Engineering & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction - and oil refinery plant in Karbala, Iraq, - which involved a consortium of South Korean companies led by Hyundai Engineering & Construction - were the dominant contributors, it added.
KARBALA Rayhn by Rotana, the first five-star hotel to open in Karbala, Iraq, announced that occupancy figures topped expectations during its first few months of operations.
Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Properties have announced the signing of a contract for a major development along the banks of Lake Razaza in Karbala, Iraq.
KARACHI, March 30, 2012 (Frontier Star): A Dubai based real estate developer is looking for investors from Pakistan to invest in holy cities across Middle East including the first five-star luxury hotel in the holy city of Karbala, Iraq.
The $175m Al Rawdatain Residences hotel project in Karbala, Iraq is aiming for a 2013 completion, reports its developer.
Four years ago in Karbala, Iraq, Martinez's Humvee hit a land mine and exploded into flames.
forces while on a pilgrimage to the holy Shia shrine in Karbala, Iraq.
The victims were going to evening prayers when the blast ripped through a crowded area near the Iman Hussein shrine in Karbala, Iraq.
the cry of mourning for Muhammad's grandsons who were slain at Karbala, Iraq on Ashura, the tenth day of the month of Muharram in 680 (their father Ali Ibn Ali Talib, Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law, having been assassinated in 661).
Here, Golshiri indulges in another of his favorite devices, a thinly disguised parallel with a narrative from classical Persian poetry or with popular stories of the death of the Imam Hoseyn at Karbala, Iraq, in 680 C.
Wes Hare (center) and colleagues Lloyd Mendez and Tom Potocki have worked on improving the road and water supply of a village of displaced Marsh Arabs near Karbala, Iraq.
Throngs of Iraqi Shiite pilgrims celebrate inside the Imam Hussein holy shrine in Karbala, Iraq, yesterday.