Al Hillah


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Al Hillah

(äl hĭl`lä), city (1987 pop. 268,834), provincial capital, central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates River. It was built (c.1100) largely of material taken from the nearby ruins of ancient Babylon. It is a port and the main cereal market of the middle Euphrates area.
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Al Hillah fort The renovation and maintenance of the Al Hillah Fort in Al Buraimi Governorate has been completed too.
At about 300 km North of Camp Mittica in Al Hillah there is an engineering detachment stationed in Camp Charlie.
Colleague Chris Powell, from Burton-on-Trent, told the hearing at Caernarfon they were escorting three Americans from Al Hillah to Baghdad.
These units are located in more than 30 forward operating bases (FOB) in Baghdad, Babylon, Kabala, Ad Diwaniyah, Al Kut, Ar Rustimiyah and Al Hillah.
To alleviate their space and logistical problems, the Polish MND decided to use a 10-acre compound along the Shatt Al Hillah, a stream 7 kilometers away on the outskirts of the city of Al Hillah.
Using exclusive footage, combat graphics and witness statements from soldiers on the ground, the programme documents in detail the experiences of the US Army's 270 Armour battalion which was involved in the battle to overcome the desert town of Al Naziriya and also a decoy operation at Al Hillah.
BU1 Clay Graham, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 15, stands guard outside an elementary school in Al Hillah, Iraq.
Builder 2nd Class Bruce Schmiderer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 15 helps build a playground in Al Hillah, Iraq.
An-Neifus was first detained by US marines near Al Hillah on April 26, and was turned over to military police on April 29.
BABYLON'S ruins are found in the Iraqi desert near the modern city of Al Hillah, about 55 miles south of Baghdad.
Coalition forces claimed they controlled around 60 per cent of the country including all the southern and central cities, including Basra, Nassiriya, Najaf, Al Hillah, Karbala and Umm Qasr and the southern oil fields.
Iraqi forces down two US Apache helicopters near the village of Abu Mustafe, north of Al Hillah, and force 30 other helicopters in their brigade back to their base.