Hilla


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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.)
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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
Thursday morning's attack in Hilla, 95 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital, was the deadliest to hit Iraq in more than a month as security chiefs braced for revenge attacks by Al Qaeda following the death of Osama bin Laden in a US special forces raid in Pakistan on Sunday.
The non-competitive "fun run" called Hilla Bagalil: Walking Together for Women's Health in the Galilee will take place on Thursday, October 4, 2001, simultaneously in Israel and in Pittsburgh's Schenley Oval.
We're very excited to debut the production in Las Vegas," says Hilla Moll, co-producer of the show.
Hilla / NINA/ Two children were killed and a civilian was injured on Sunday by the explosion of a roadside bomb on a vehicle was traveling on the road linking between Alexandriya and Musayyib, north of Hilla.
Shahristani, during opening Hilla power station in 20 October last, announced that the ministry of electricity is working to implement three more stations.
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 /.
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 / The popular mobilization forces killed five terrorists from the elements of the Islamic State on Thursday 9.