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 (îr′bĭl, är′-) or Ir·bil (îr′-) or Er·bil (îr′-, ĕr′-)
A city of northern Iraq north of Baghdad. Built on the site of ancient Arbela, it is a trade center.


(Placename) a variant spelling of Erbil


(ˈɪər bɪl, ˈɛər-)

also Arbil

a town in N Iraq: built on the site of ancient Arbela. 333,903.
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Turkish media reported the cause of Sutton's death to be suicide, saying that she hanged herself with her shoelaces after being distressed over missing her flight to Arbil, Iraq.
Dubai: The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) humanitarian aid shipment consisting of 16 containers will leave Jebel Ali Port on Saturday for Arbil, Iraq, officials said on Thursday.
An aircraft stocked with supplies will fly to Arbil, Iraq, on Wednesday from Jordan, road convoys will go through Turkey and Jordan, and sea shipments from Iran and Dubai will send aid over the next 10 days, said U.
Etihad Airways on Thursday announced that it had suspended all flights to Arbil, Iraq with immediate effect until further notice.
Additional reporting by Jonathon Burch in Ankara and Shamal Aqrawi in Arbil, Iraq
Summary: ARBIL, Iraq - Iraq started exporting crude on Thursday from the Kurdish region's Tawke oilfield, a major step toward resolving fierce disputes between the war-torn country's majority Arabs and minority Kurds, officials said.
Jaffer Ebrahim was crowned overall champion of the men's singles in the fifth Arab Badminton Championship which concluded yesterday in Arbil, Iraq.
BAGHDAD, Feb 14, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey completed all official formalities for opening its Consulate General in Arbil, Iraq.
India handed a humiliating 4-1 defeat to Afghanistan in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-19 Championship qualifiers Group C match at Arbil, Iraq.
But Al Arabiya TV correspondent in Arbil, Iraq said there were other local reports that Iranian fighter jets, not helicopters, carried the attacks and that they flew at low altitude possibly to avoid U.
A four-day airlift of tents and other goods will begin on Wednesday to Arbil, Iraq from Aqaba in Jordan, followed by road convoys from Turkey and Jordan and sea shipments from Dubai via Iran over the next 10 days, UNHCR spokesman Adrian Edwards said.
Flights to Arbil, Iraq will be suspended effective August 12, 2014 for operational reasons," an Emirates spokesperson told Gulf News in an emailed statement.