Tikrit Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Tikrit, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Salah ad Din FC. The stadium holds 10,000 people.
Tikrit is a city in Iraq, located 140 kilometres (87 mi) northwest of Baghdad and 220 kilometres (140 mi) southeast of Mosul on the Tigris River. It is the administrative center of the Saladin Governorate. As of 2012, it had a population of approximately 160,000.
Ad-Dawr is a small agricultural town in Saladin Governorate, Iraq, near Tikrit. It includes a great number of people from four tribes, al-Shuwaykhat, al-Mawashet, al-Bu Haydar and al-Bu Mdallal. Al-Mawashet tribe is famous for supporting Saddam Hussein.
Stadio Artemio Franchi is a multi-purpose stadium in Siena, Italy. It is currently used mostly for football matches and the home of A.C.N. Siena. It was built in 1923 and holds 15,373.
The Gwangyang Football Stadium, nicknamed "Dragon Dungeon", is a football-specific stadium in Gwangyang, South Korea. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Jeonnam Dragons. The stadium holds 13,496 spectators. It was built in 1992 and opened in 1993.
Sar-Tov Stadium, commonly known as HaKufsa was a football stadium in Netanya, Israel. It was used mostly for football matches and was the home stadium of Maccabi Netanya. It is set to be demolished to make way for a new housing development after Maccabi Netanya moved to the new Netanya Stadium.
Charlie W. Johnson Stadium is a stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. It is primarily used for American football, and is the home field of the Benedict College. The stadium has also been host of the South Carolina High School League's Class 1A football state championship games since 2010 and was also the host of the Class 2A games from 2011 to 2013. The stadium holds 11,000 people; it opened in 2006. It underwent renovations in the summer of 2019, with new field turn, new scoreboard, landscaping, new roofs on field house and press box, upgraded President's Suite level.
Samarra Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Samarra, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Samaraa FC. The stadium holds 8,000 people.
The Hanghai Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. It is currently used mostly for football matches and athletics events. It serves as the home stadium for Henan Jianye of the Chinese Super League. The stadium has a capacity of 29,860 people. It opened in 2002.
Tikrit University is an Iraqi university located in Tikrit, Saladin Province, Iraq. It was established in 1987. It is one of the largest universities in Iraq with over 30,000 students. While it has faced challenges in recent years due to the conflict that has engulfed Iraq, it has begun to reemerge as a respected institution of higher education. It has sought to partner with other universities around the globe in an effort to reconnect its faculty and students to a global network. As well University of Tikrit is accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges and Universities.
The Battle of Jalula was fought between Sassanid Empire and Rashidun Caliphate soon after conquest of Ctesiphon. After the capture of Ctesiphon, several detachments were immediately sent to the west to capture Qarqeesia and Heet the forts at the border of the Byzantine empire. Several strong Persian armies were still active north-east of Ctesiphon at Jalula and north of the Tigris at Tikrit and Mosul. The greatest threat of all was the Persian concentration at Jalula. After withdrawal from Ctesiphon, the Persian armies gathered at Jalula north-east of Ctesiphon, a place of strategic importance from where routes led to Iraq, Khurasan and Azerbaijan. The Persian forces at Jalula were commanded by General Mihran. His deputy was General Farrukhzad a brother of General Rostam Farrokhzād, who had commanded the Persian forces at the Battle of Qadisiyyah. As instructed by the Caliph Umar, Saad ibn Abi Waqqas reported all the matter to Umar. The Caliph decided to deal with Jalula first; his plan was first to clear the way north before any decisive action against Tikrit and Mosul. Umar appointed Hashim ibn Uthba to the expedition to Jalula. Some time in April 637, Hashim marched at the head of 12,000 troops from Ctesiphon and after defeating the Persians at the Battle of Jalula, laid siege to Jalula for seven months, until it surrendered on the usual terms of Jizya.
Khalid ibn al-Walid Stadium is a multi-use stadium located in the Syrian city of Homs. It is the 3rd-largest football stadium in Syria and is mostly used for football matches. It serves as a home ground of Al-Karamah SC and Al-Wathba SC and holds around 32,000 spectators.
Stadio Comunale Pietro Barbetti, is a multi-purpose stadium in Gubbio, Italy. It is mainly used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of A.S. Gubbio 1910 of the Lega Pro Prima Divisione. The stadium has a capacity of 5,300 spectators.
The First Battle of Tikrit was a battle for the Iraqi city of Tikrit following the city's capture by the Islamic State and Ba'athist Loyalists during the 2014 Northern Iraq offensive. The battle took place between 26 and 30 June 2014.
The siege of Amirli was a siege of the predominantly Shi'ite Turkmen town of Amirli in Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during the War in Iraq. The town was besieged by ISIL forces from June 2014, lacking access to food, electricity, and water. Most of the residents are Shia Turkmen, who had organized local self-defense militias to fight against ISIL. On August 31, the Iraqi military reportedly broke the siege and entered the town. It has been described as "Iraq's biggest victory against ISIS", as of September 2014.
The fall of Mosul occurred between 4–10 June 2014, when Islamic State insurgents, initially led by Abu Abdulrahman al-Bilawi, captured Mosul from the Iraqi Army, led by Lieutenant General Mahdi Al-Gharrawi.
The Second Battle of Tikrit was a battle in which Iraqi Security Forces recaptured the city of Tikrit from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Iraqi forces consisted of the Iraqi Army and the Popular Mobilization Forces, receiving assistance from Iran's Quds Force officers on the ground, and air support from the American, British, and French air forces.
The Estadio Anxo Carro, also known as Estadio Ángel Carro, is a stadium located in Lugo, Galicia, Spain. It is currently used for football matches and is the home stadium of CD Lugo.
FC Minsk Stadium is a football stadium in Minsk, Belarus. It is a home ground of FC Minsk. The stadium holds 3,000 people.
The 1997–98 Iraq FA Cup was the 21st edition of the Iraq FA Cup as a clubs-only competition. The tournament was won by Al-Zawraa for the 12th time in their history, beating Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 4–3 on penalties in the final after a 1–1 draw.
Salah Al Din Stadium is a football specific stadium in Tikrit, Iraq, that is currently under construction. Once completed, it will be used mostly for football matches and will host the home matches of Salahaddin FC as a replacement for their venue Tikrit Stadium. The stadium will have a capacity of 30,000 spectators and will cost approximately $90 million USD funded entirely by Iraqi government.