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Radwaniyah Palace complex, Iraq, satellite image. This was one of Saddam Hussein's presidential sites. The complex, which covers 18 square kilometres, is 20 kilometres west of Baghdad. Radwaniyah palace (round) is at lower centre. There are a number of artificial lakes in the complex and numerous guest houses. There is also reported to be a prison large enough for 5000 detainees. Saddam International Airport is just out of shot at upper left. Taken by the Ikonos satellite on 8 February 2003.
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