Al-Ba'aj

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Al-Ba'aj
بعاج (Arabic)
Al-Ba'aj is located in Iraq
Al-Ba'aj
Al-Ba'aj
Coordinates: 36°3′N 41°43′E / 36.050°N 41.717°E / 36.050; 41.717Coordinates: 36°3′N 41°43′E / 36.050°N 41.717°E / 36.050; 41.717
Country  Iraq
Governorate Ninawa
District Al-Ba'aj
Occupation Popular Mobilization Forces
Elevation[1] 310 m (1,017 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 13,746
Time zone AST (UTC+3)

Ba'aj (Arabic: بعاج‎‎; also spelt Ba'ej) is a small town in the Al-Ba'aj District of Ninawa Governorate, Iraq. The town was under control of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant until June 2017, when Popular Mobilization Forces captured it.[2]

It was mainly populated by Sunni Arabs.[3]

References

  1. ^ http://www.tiptopglobe.com/city?i=1044810&n=Baaj
  2. ^ "Iraq's Hashd retakes important area on Syria border". Press.tv. Retrieved 4 June 2017. 
  3. ^ "Retaking Sinjar trumps the killing of "Jihadi John"". The Economist. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 


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