Yarmuk, Battle of

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  • Yarmūk River — River, northwestern Jordan. It rises in southwestern Syria and flows southwest to its confluence with the Jordan River. For most of its total course of about 50 mi (80 km), it forms the boundary between Syria and Jordan. A major battle along the… …   Universalium

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  • Battle of Baghdad (2003) — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=2003 Battle of Baghdad partof=the Iraq War caption=U.S M1 Abrams tank destroyed by Iraqi infantry on April 5, 2003. date=April 03, 2003 ndash; April 12, 2003 place=Baghdad, Iraq result=Decisive American victory …   Wikipedia

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