The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Tikrit in the Iraqi province of Salah ad Din. Its home to a palace once occupied by Saddam Hussein. US Sergeant First Class George Havel spent four months in Tikrit and gave reporter Jake Warga a tour of Tikrit's palace.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.
This week, we're bringing you a look at the music US soldiers are listening to in Iraq on their iPods or personal music players. Today, Specialist Kriegshauser gives us his selection, with the help of Correspondent Jake Warga.
This week, we're bringing you a look at the music US soldiers are listening to in Iraq on their iPods or personal music players, with the help of Correspondent Jake Warga who was embedded with the 3rd Infantry Division.
For our Geo Quiz today follow the Tigris River. Producer Jake Warga talked with some soldiers there to find out what their lives are like and what music they listen to. Here's what one soldier from the 3rd Infantry Division says is high up on her iPod:
This Geo Quiz might make you hungry! We're looking for a large city in Southeast Asia. The city's name means "city of angels." It became its country's capital in the 18th century. And it has great food and not merely in the fancy restaurants.