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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • See Arbil.

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  • It will be called Erbil Marriott and will have four restaurants and lounges.

    Hotels Head for Kurdish Iraq

  • But in Erbil and Sulaymani, the two main cities of the Kurdish region, the Iraqi flag is banned from flying; Arabic is scarcely heard on the streets (and is never spoken by young people, who are happily ignorant of it), and Baghdad is referred to as a foreign capital.

    After Iraq

  • In late February 1991, an intelligence source reported, during the Iraqi crackdown on the Kurdish uprising that followed the coalition victory against Iraq, Iraqi forces loyal to President Saddam may have possibly used white phosphorous chemical weapons against Kurdish rebels and the populace in Erbil and Dohuk.

    11/23/2005

  • “During the brutal crackdown that followed the Kurdish uprising,” it alleges, “Iraqi forces loyal to President Saddam may have possibly used white phosphorus (WP) chemical weapons against Kurdish rebels and the populace in Erbil … and Dohuk provinces, Iraq.

    Think Progress » Exclusive: Classified Pentagon Document Described White Phosphorus As ‘Chemical Weapon’

  • Today, Erbil, which is part of the relatively safe Kurdistan region of Iraq, has seen a boom in construction projects, including a new airport that opened in 2010, driven by a boom in the energy business there.

    Hotels Head for Kurdish Iraq

  • The new offices are located in Baghdad, in southern oil-and-gas hub Basra and in Erbil, which is located in the Kurdish region in the north.

    GE Opens Three Offices In Iraq

  • That's about 30 miles northeast of Erbil, which is the main population center in this area.

    CNN Transcript Mar 27, 2003

  • One blast in Samarra, one blast here in Baghdad, and one blast in the north part of the country in Erbil, which is part of the Kurdish autonomous zone.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2003

  • This morning, we headed out bright and early for Erbil, which is one of the major cities in the Kurdish region.

    Jihad Monitor

  • Kurdish officials believe that the preservation will drive archaeological tourism in Erbil, which is keen to attract investors.

    Institute for War & Peace Reporting

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