Hilla


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Hilla

a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop.: 364 000 (2005 est.)
References in periodicals archive ?
Le camion etait charge d'explosifs et il a explose au moment oo les agents de la securite du check point l'ont arrete alors qu'il tentait de penetrer dans Hilla.
The al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq claimed responsibility for the May 5th suicide bombing in the city of Hilla in Babel province of Iraq in a communique issued on jihadist forums on Monday," U.
The bombing, which took place at 7:00 am (0400 GMT) on Thursday, left a two-meter (six-foot) crater and badly damaged the police station in the centre of the mainly Shia city of Hilla, capital of Babil province, in addition to several nearby houses and shops.
The crash occurred on Sunday north of the city of Hilla in an area called Al Sayahiyah, police and medic said yesterday.
Asked two years ago by critic Ulf Erdmann Ziegler whether they would hop a plane to Korea if they heard about an industrial edifice they had yet to photograph, Hilla answered, "I would
HILLA, May 6, 2011 (TAP) - A suicide bomber who drove his bomb-filled car into a police station South of Baghdad killed 24 policemen and wounded 72 others, according to an updated toll from a medical official on Friday.
We're very excited to debut the production in Las Vegas," says Hilla Moll, co-producer of the show.
Hilla / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / A force of the national security arrested today two Afghans in al-Kifel area south of Hilla, for their existence in Iraq illegally and violating residency requirements.
Shahristani, during opening Hilla power station in 20 October last, announced that the ministry of electricity is working to implement three more stations.
Hilla / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / Dozens of people of the city of Hilla demonstrated on Friday amid tight security measures in front of the Council of the province of Babylon building, and renewed demand to dismiss of the governor Sadiq Madlul al-Sultani and the implementation of reforms.
BABEL / Aswat al-Iraq: A double explosion has killed a police officer and his driver and injured two of his bodyguards and a child in northeast of Hilla, a police source said.
Hilla / NINA / Babylon police on Sunday 9, Nov found the body of a member of the Council of the province of Babylon, Ekab al-Janabi and the body of the judge, Ibrahim al-Janabi in Alexandria / 60 km north of Hilla /.