Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Free
Faster access than browser!
 

Safwan

Index Safwan

Safwan (صفوان) is a town in southeast Iraq on the border with Kuwait. [1]

19 relations: Az Zubayr, Badr, Saudi Arabia, Basra, Gulf War, Highway of Death, Hijri year, Iraq, Iraqi Air Force, Kufa, Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri, Kuwait, List of expeditions of Muhammad, Muhammad, Najaf, Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., Patrol of Waddan, Republican Guard (Iraq), Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai, 1st Infantry Division (United States).

Az Zubayr

Az Zubayr (الزبير) is a city in and the capital of Al-Zubair District, part of the Basra Governorate of Iraq.

New!!: Safwan and Az Zubayr · See more »

Badr, Saudi Arabia

Badr (بَـدْر, full name: Badr Hunayn, بدر حنین) is a town in Al Madinah Province, Al-Hijaz, Saudi Arabia.

New!!: Safwan and Badr, Saudi Arabia · See more »

Basra

Basra (البصرة al-Baṣrah), is an Iraqi city located on the Shatt al-Arab between Kuwait and Iran.

New!!: Safwan and Basra · See more »

Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

New!!: Safwan and Gulf War · See more »

Highway of Death

The Highway of Death (ṭarīq al-mawt) refers to a six-lane highway between Kuwait and Iraq, officially known as Highway 80.

New!!: Safwan and Highway of Death · See more »

Hijri year

The Hijri year (سَنة هِجْريّة) or era (التقويم الهجري at-taqwīm al-hijrī) is the era used in the Islamic lunar calendar, which begins its count from the Islamic New Year in 622 AD.

New!!: Safwan and Hijri year · See more »

Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.

New!!: Safwan and Iraq · See more »

Iraqi Air Force

The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF or IrAF; Arabic: القوات الجوية العراقية, Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Iraqiya) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Iraqi Armed Forces, responsible for the policing of international borders and surveillance of national assets.

New!!: Safwan and Iraqi Air Force · See more »

Kufa

Kufa (الْكُوفَة) is a city in Iraq, about south of Baghdad, and northeast of Najaf.

New!!: Safwan and Kufa · See more »

Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri

Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri is a companion of Muhammad but used to be an enemy.

New!!: Safwan and Kurz ibn Jabir al-Fihri · See more »

Kuwait

Kuwait (الكويت, or), officially the State of Kuwait (دولة الكويت), is a country in Western Asia.

New!!: Safwan and Kuwait · See more »

List of expeditions of Muhammad

The list of expeditions of Muhammad includes the expeditions undertaken by the Muslim community during the lifetime of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

New!!: Safwan and List of expeditions of Muhammad · See more »

Muhammad

MuhammadFull name: Abū al-Qāsim Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib ibn Hāšim (ابو القاسم محمد ابن عبد الله ابن عبد المطلب ابن هاشم, lit: Father of Qasim Muhammad son of Abd Allah son of Abdul-Muttalib son of Hashim) (مُحمّد;;Classical Arabic pronunciation Latinized as Mahometus c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)Elizabeth Goldman (1995), p. 63, gives 8 June 632 CE, the dominant Islamic tradition.

New!!: Safwan and Muhammad · See more »

Najaf

Najaf (اَلـنَّـجَـف; BGN: An-Najaf) or An Najaf Al Ashraf (النّجف الأشرف) is a city in central-south Iraq about 160 km (100 mi) south of Baghdad.

New!!: Safwan and Najaf · See more »

Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.

Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (August 22, 1934 – December 27, 2012) was a United States Army general.

New!!: Safwan and Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. · See more »

Patrol of Waddan

The Patrol of al-Abwa or Waddan occurred on the 12th of Rajab in the second Hijri year or in Safar of the same year.

New!!: Safwan and Patrol of Waddan · See more »

Republican Guard (Iraq)

The Iraqi Republican Guard (حرس العراق الجمهوري Ḥaras al-‘Irāq al-Jamhūriyy) was a branch of the Iraqi military from 1964 to 2003, primarily during the presidency of Saddam Hussein.

New!!: Safwan and Republican Guard (Iraq) · See more »

Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai

Sulṭān Hāshim Aḥmad Muḥammad al-Ṭāʾī (سلطان هاشم أحمد محمد الطائي) is a former Iraqi military commander, who served as Minister of Defense under Saddam Hussein's regime.

New!!: Safwan and Sultan Hashim Ahmad al-Tai · See more »

1st Infantry Division (United States)

The 1st Infantry Division is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving in the Regular Army.

New!!: Safwan and 1st Infantry Division (United States) · See more »

Redirects here:

Safwan, Iraq.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safwan

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »