How to use Baghdad in a sentence
There is a military imperative to stabilizing Baghdad.
Baghdad has become quite astute at playing its tune in the council.
His aim of restoring an Islamic caliphate whose capital would be in Baghdad is in ideological conflict with present day Iraq.
Iraqi soldiers were sent to take the peace campers to Baghdad for evacuation.
Schroeder has argued that a strike against Baghdad could wreck the international anti-terror coalition and throw the Middle East into turmoil.Advertisement
The program authorizes Baghdad to export crude under UN supervision in return for humanitarian supplies.
Baghdad has been suffering from violence between Sunni and Shiite death squads.
He suggested that despite Baghdad's repeated denials, the government still had time to change its mind.
It is because new proposals to lift the sanctions on Iraqi civilians will automatically tighten the embargo on weapons bound for Baghdad.
Mr Kharazi flew to Baghdad despite the United Nations air embargo on flights to Iraq.Advertisement
The rallies ' final destination in Baghdad was the Jordanian embassy.
Mr Sabri, Iraqi foreign minister, insists that Mr Blix has come under US pressure not to agree to any compromise with Baghdad.
The support Jackson et al. are giving the Butcher of Baghdad is entirely gratuitous.
South of Baghdad, US and Iraqi forces launched raids killing 17 suspected insurgents and arresting 32 suspects.
Actions of violence include the capture of seven Iraqi soldiers by Iraqi insurgents, near Baghdad on Thursday.Advertisement
Another, the moving symphonic poem, " Heartbeat of Baghdad, " celebrates the joys and sorrows of this ancient city.
Diplomats estimate Baghdad garners $ 2bn a year by smuggling crude oil over its borders, charging buyers illegal surcharges and demanding kickbacks.
Kuwait, which provided a launchpad for US troops heading to Baghdad, also borders Iraq.
Baghdad is festooned with large posters of the Iraqi leader in various poses handling guns, which anyone over 25 can buy.
Saturday morning, however, the Shiite militia turned their guns again on US troops in Baghdad.Advertisement
This is the same coalition of the shilling that now purports to export its sordid distortion of democracy to Baghdad.
And he had no riposte to the Iranian missiles raining down on Baghdad.
There are wild rumors in Baghdad that Saddam is secretly negotiating oil for his survival.
Saddam meetings Galloway, who was a vocal critic of UN sanctions against Iraq, met Saddam during visits to Baghdad in the 1990s.
Baghdad is under United Nations ' trade sanctions following its 1990 invasion of Kuwait.Advertisement
Mr Halliday worked for the UN for 34 years, and was an assistant secretary-general when he was sent to Baghdad.
Sunni areas ' northwest of Baghdad were marked by an effective boycott.
Baghdad has mobile facilities for producing bacterial toxin BW agents; these facilities can evade detection and are highly survivable.
But of all those nations, Russia has most to lose if an American viceroy replaces Hussein in Baghdad.
He warned the US against continuing to fly warplanes over Iraq, saying Baghdad had the right to upgrade its air defense systems.
The Iraqi leadership reaped a public relations windfall last weekend with its deft handling of the hijack of a Saudi airliner to Baghdad.
Baghdad and Damascus also want to reopen an oil pipeline between them, disused since 1982.
Seven policeman were killed in an insurgent assault on a police checkpoint outside the restive city of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad.
Meanwhile, the UN Security Council extended the Iraqi Humanitarian Program for a month to give itself time to revamp sanctions against Baghdad.
Lying low is now mandatory in Baghdad, a city rife with rumors that foreigners will soon be asked to leave.
She lives in Dallas now but grew up in Hilla, a city southwest of Baghdad adjacent to the ruins of ancient Babylon.
Salvos of cruise missiles were already flying toward Baghdad and the beginning of the land operations was virtually at hand.
Only Baghdad 's obstruction of a serious international effort to readmit inspectors could provide any semblance of legitimacy to U.S. military action against Iraq.
The bomb exploded early Friday morning about 200 meters from a mosque in the New Baghdad district, southeast of the capital.
Last week, several hundred Shia pilgrims in Baghdad were killed in a stampede sparked by rumors of a suicide bomber in their midst.
The ' sunni areas ' northwest of Baghdad were marked by an effective boycott.
He has spent his entire life in Baghdad but speaks English flawlessly, as most techies here do.
The U.S. and British proposal boils down to a further toughening of sanctions against Baghdad.
Baghdad flatly rejected the proposal as a violation of sovereignty.
The two reunited in February 2005 when Paula emailed Scott while he was in Baghdad.
There are also juicy tidbits like photographs showing Iraqi men staring at posters of nude women outside a cinema in Baghdad.
For example, during the time the U.S. took over Baghdad in 2002, a citizen of that city created a blog.
The Turkish armies were drilled and commanded by German officers, and in I899 a German firm gained an important concession for building a railway to Baghdad.
One was the arrival in Baghdad of a hijacked Saudi airliner in October.
A Russian airliner flew to the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday, carrying 11 oil experts.
He dismissed allegations that Baghdad could, in the foreseeable future, produce a nuclear device.
Isn't that just what happened in Baghdad, following the downfall of Saddam Hussain?
Among the works produced for the first time or rehearsed with a view to the furtherance of musical art were Wagner's Tannhduser, Der fliegende Hollander, Das Liebesmahl der Apostel, and Eine Faust Overture, Berlioz's Benvenuto Cellini, the Symphonie Fantastique, Harold en Italie, Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust, and L'Enfance du Christ - the last two conducted by the composer - Schumann's Genoveva, Paradise and the the music to Manfred and to Faust, Weber's Euryanthe, Schubert's Alfonso and Estrella, Raff's Kanig Alfred, Cornelius's Der Barbier von Baghdad and many more.
They produced a brilliant succession of eminent scholars and scientists who transmitted to the Moslems the results of Babylonian civilization and Greek learning, and their influence at the court of Baghdad secured more or less toleration for Sabianism, although in the reign of Harlan al-Rashid the Harranians had already found it necessary to establish a fund by means of which the conscientious scruples of Moslem officials might be overcome.
Azad was no longer in a position to oppose him in the field, and he in turn became master of every place of importance in the province, while Azad had to seek assistance in vainfirst from the pasha of Baghdad, and then from his former enemy, the tsar of Georgia.
His home appears to have been at Samosata.2 By the beginning of the 4th century much progress had been made with the organization of the Christian church not only within the Roman district of Mesopotamia, but also to the east and south-east within the Sasanian Empire, round such centres as Seleucia-Ctesiphon on the Tigris (near Baghdad), Karka de-Beth Selokh (modern Kerkuk) and Beth Lapat or Gundeshabhor (in the modern province of Luristan).