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It was like he was dodging death once more in Kabul or Baghdad.
David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River
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  • It was like he was dodging death once more in Kabul or Baghdad.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Nighttime Baghdad, in the throes of Shock and Awe, keeps lighting up in flashes of green.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • That’s more than four hundred miles to the south of Baghdad, and that’s hot.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Mary Debenham had had little sleep since she left Baghdad on the preceding Thursday.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express

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  • Milo was not only the Vice-Shah of Oran, as it turned out, but also the Caliph of Baghdad, the Imam of Damascus, and the Sheik of Araby.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • From there Thibault’s squad was ordered north to Baghdad to help to secure the capital city.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • The work of decipherment^was begun by Henry Rawlinson, at the residency in Baghdad, where he was stationed as political agent.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • I’d been stationed in Germany; I had yet to go to Fallujah or Baghdad or receive her letter, which I read in the railroad station in Samawah in the initial weeks of the campaign; I had yet to return home from the events that changed the course of my life.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Bashir paused to watch a live CNN feed from Baghdad.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • There had been a number of internal hijackings recently, offering the slim but real possibility that our flight would make an unscheduled stop in Baghdad.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter

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  • It was one of his curiosities to figure out historical happenings like the building of the Berlin-Baghdad Railway or the Battle of Tannenberg, and he furthermore knew a lot about the lives of Martyrs.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Now we were tasked to assist the Marines as they marched north toward Baghdad.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • I watch the bombings in Baghdad and I know they could be happening in Atlanta or in Washington.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Christian peace activist JAMES LONEY was captured by Iraqi militants in Baghdad in November 2005.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • A caravan of five huge oil tankers thundered past them, headed back toward Baghdad from Amman, Jordan.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • No place ever came off well when a disease was named after it: Delhi belly, Baghdad blues, Turkey trots.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Remember Baghdad Bob?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Between assignments in hot, troubled places like Gaza and Baghdad, I tried to find respite in the English countryside.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • If we have a B2 in the air circling Baghdad, we can drop a bomb in an hour, but we don’t have B2s in the air or even out of the hangar.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • For example, Abu Aharon, an early Kabbalist who emigrated from Baghdad to Italy, was said to perform miracles through the power of the Sacred Names.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Zainab grew up in Baghdad in the period shaped by the long Iran-Iraq war, always fearful of attacks, raised by a father who was a pilot and a mother who was an unusually emancipated woman trained in biology.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • A Colonel from India and a young English lady from Baghdad.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • In Baghdad we were up against an enemy we often could not see and were obliged to get out there and find.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • There were whispers that the Iraqi Republican Guard intended to make a suicide stand just over the border; others swore they intended to make the stand near Baghdad.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • BY NOW, THE SO-CALLED RACE TO BAGHDAD HAD begun.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • After securing the oil fields, they had arrived at the outskirts of Baghdad with the rest of their company.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Gone were the treacherous, dusty backstreets of Baghdad, where even children of three and four were taught to hate us.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • The Race to Baghdad
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The First, Fifth, among other units, was ordered in to pacify the escalating violence since the fall of Baghdad the year before.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Colonel Arbuthnot talked of the Punjab and occasionally asked the girl a few questions about Baghdad where, it became clear, she had been in a post as governess.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Ryan glanced at the woman beside him, a staff counselor named Julie Stewart, who had visited him twice a day at the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad over the last week.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • Along the way, they began encountering the sort of fanatical insurgency that would characterize the war after Baghdad fell.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • We had started training to take down Mukarayin Dam northeast of Baghdad.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The country had been liberated from Saddam Hussein and his army with the fall of Baghdad on April 9 of that year.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • In Baghdad, a hard-line Shiite cleric named Muqtada al-Sadr organized an army of fanatical followers and urged them to attack Americans.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Meanwhile, mostly Sunni insurgents took hold of al-Anbar province, a large sector of the country to the west of Baghdad.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • But I went to work with the Poles in Baghdad instead.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • We worked for almost three months with SEAL Team 5 out in the Baghdad suburbs.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I also saw the al Qaeda training camp north of Baghdad.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Said to be about half the size of Manhattan in area, Sadr City was located northeast of Baghdad’s Green Zone, on the far side of Army Canal and Imam Ali Street.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • While the insurgents were active in the Baghdad area, the fighting had slowed down and there wasn’t yet the huge threat of IEDs and ambushes that you saw elsewhere.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • TOWARD THE END OF OUR WORKUP, WE FOUND OUT that they were standing up a new unit in Baghdad to do direct action raids on suspected terrorists and resistance leaders.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • Besides the city itself, the Marines took Jalibah Airfield, several bridges over the Euphrates, and highways and towns that secured the passage to Baghdad during the early stages of the war.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The work begun by Rawlinson in Baghdad was continued in the British Museum when he returned to England in 1855; and soon after his return he started publishing the Cuneiform Inscriptions of Western Asia.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • I had first arrived there to join Team 5 back on April 14, 2003, coming into the U.S. air base fifteen minutes out of Baghdad with twelve other SEALs from Kuwait in an aircraft just like this C-130.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Recent additions have been made by the publication of tablets from Ur in the British Museum, and tablets have been identified in Baghdad and elsewhere, some historical, and some directly connected with the text.
    Unknown  --  The Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Sadr was especially strong in a part of Baghdad known as Sadr City, a slum named after his father, Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr, a grand ayatollah and an opponent of Saddam’s regime during the 1990s.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • The plan was for my squad to augment other units from different divisions on a hard push to Baghdad.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • She had travelled from Baghdad.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • They would also go to the duty-free shop at Baghdad airport and buy beer or whiskey or whatever the Americans working with them wanted.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
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