Not, as is commonly thought, Iraq, which was promoted by British archeologists in the 1920's after the death of the Ottoman Empire and the fall of Arab lands into the hands of the British. The modern site of the believed birthplace of Abraham is a major Islamic pilgrimage site in Kurdistan Turkey near the border of Syria. A few miles south of that is the Biblical city of Harran (now Kurdish), where Abraham received his first call from God to "leave your country, your birthplace, and father's house, and go to a land that I will show you."
Pakistan air strikes against Taliban kill at least 25 (Reuters)
from the article: Refugees, twice over