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Al Salam Palace

Imagery of the Al Salam Presidential Palace
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Saddam's Presidential Palaces in Iraq
(source: CIA)

CIA Map of Iraq showing the location of Tharthar
Tactical Pilotage Chart of the Baghdad area NIMA CIB imagery of the Baghdad area showing the locations of the Presidential sites.
Al Salam palace is located on the site of the former Republican Guard Headquarters, which was destroyed in Desert Storm. Construction has been ongoing since then and was completed in early 1999. Part of a 814,000 square meter complex outside Baghdad, and begun while sanctions have been in effect, construction of the Al Salam Palace was completed in September, 1999.
Overview of the Al Salam Palace in Baghdad as of 2 September, 2002 (Credit:DigitalGlobe). Close-up of the main building at the Al Salam Palace. (Credit:DigitalGlobe).

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