Zayouna

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Zayouna is a neighborhood of east Baghdad, Iraq.[1] It is a mixed-race, middle-class area bordering the affluent Karrada suburb.

Organisations based in Zayouna include the Iraq Football Association; the "Baghdad Bulletin", Iraq's English-language news magazine;[2] and Tariq bin Ziad High School, featured in British-American-French television documentary film, The Boys from Baghdad High.

The headquarters of the Assyrian Democratic Movement is based in Zayouna. It was established after the fall of Saddam Hussein. [3]

This neighborhood has its name from a rich man called Zayouna who participated financially to the construction of an Orthodox Church.

Within the New Baghdad administrative district of the capital, Zayouna it is one of the 89 official neighbourhoods in Baghdad. The Post Code for Zayouna is 10091—زيونه

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sengupta, Kim. The Iraq Conflict. The Independent (London (UK)) 12 Apr 2003
  2. ^ The Times, Growing anger of ordinary Iraqis, 6 September 2003
  3. ^ http://zowaa.org/photos/images/baghdad/8.jpg