Basra is a city in southern Iraq.
In 2008, Lance Hunter, lieutenant of the Special Air Service of the British Armed Forces, was deployed to Basra in a mission codenamed "Operation Panther's Claw", that he managed to accomplish. Years later, Glenn Talbot mentioned this particular mission to point Hunter's impressive service record.
- Basra is often nicknamed as the Venice of the East.
- Basra is one of the proposed locations of the Garden of Eden.