Qahtaniyah, Iraq

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Qahtaniyah, Iraq is located in Iraq
Qahtaniyah, Iraq
Location of Kahtaniya in Iraq

Qahtaniyah (Kurmanji Til Ezer Arabic: القحطانيةDMG al-Qaḥṭānīya, also spelled Giruzer, Kar Izir, Kahtaniya) is an Iraqi town about 100 km (62 mi) from Mosul and a few miles south of Sinjar. It was one of two villages targeted in the 2007 Yazidi communities bombings against the local Yazidi[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ Maisel, Sebastian (2016-12-24). Yezidis in Syria: Identity Building among a Double Minority. Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739177754. 
  2. ^ Staff, Our Foreign (2007-08-16). "Iraq bombs: 500 die in worst terror attack". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-01-22. 
  3. ^ Acikyildiz, Birgul (2014-08-20). The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 9781784532161. 
  4. ^ Wander, Andrew. "How suicide bombings shattered Iraq". Retrieved 2018-01-22. 

Coordinates: 36°13′52″N 41°47′52″E / 36.23111°N 41.79778°E / 36.23111; 41.79778

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