Yarmouk (Baghdad)
Yarmouk is an upmarket neighborhood (67th) located within Mansour district
Mansour district
Al Mansour district is one of nine administrative districts in Baghdad, Iraq. It is named after Abu Ja'far al-Mansur, the second Abbasid Caliph and founder of Baghdad....

 in Baghdad, Iraq. It is adjacent to ‎Baghdad Airport Road. Is was once home to members of high-ranking officials from Saddam Hussein's regime. Yarmouk is considered a mirror image of east Baghdad's Shiite- dominated Sadr City
Sadr City
Sadr City is a suburb district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq. It was built in 1959 by Prime Minister Abdul Karim Qassim and later unofficially renamed Sadr City after deceased Shia leader Mohammad Mohammad Sadeq al-Sadr....

 i.e it is the opposite. Al-Yarmouk Teaching Hospital located in Yarmouk along with The Medical College of Mustansiriya University,And its Zip code is 10015


the wealthy neighborhood consists of a variety of villas and double-storey homes. Their designs and influences range from traditional arabic architecture to modern.


is variable,some residents say they depend on generators, others say that service has increased from nearly zero to seven hours on, two hours off.


Until the surge, garbage collectors refused to come because insurgents planted so many bombs in the trash. Bodies used to be left for days because insurgents booby-trapped them to kill police officers. Reassured by the Iraqi Army presence, the collectors have begun to come, though only rarely, leaving piles of rubbish in yards.


Many wealthy Sunnis fled, fearing the extremists. Shiites left the area, avoided the area completely or carried fake Sunni identity cards to pass through checkpoints
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