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Salahaddin (subdistrict) • סלאח א-דין • بيرمام • صلاح الدين‎‎ • Selahedîn

There is a palace here atop a hill called Serîreş. It was commissioned by Saddam Hussein, but now President Massoud Barzani lives there.

In company of a Kurdish guide I passed in two and a half days from Erbil over the Pirmam mountain, which lies to the north of the town; it is a desert tract of land, full of cavities and hollows inhabited by robbers. I happily succeeded in surmounting all obstacles without any molestation and arrived at the town of Rowandis. Benjamin II (1859), p 91




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Benjamin II, 1859
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