What is Agrabah and why some Republicans want it to be bombed?

Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015, 14:18 PM IST
What is Agrabah and why some Republicans want it to be bombed?

Agrabah, a fictional kingdom was the central location in the popular 1992 Disney film, Aladdin. According to the movie, Agrabah is located near the Jordan River. 

Why is Agrabah trending: 

Agrabah is in news following a report released by Public Policy Polling on Friday, which says that almost one-third of Republican primary voters are in support of bombing the fictional kingdom.

To a question, would you support or oppose bombing Agrabah, almost 30 per cent of the participants votes 'yes' whereas only 13 per cent opposed it. Remaining 57 per cent were not sure about it. 

Over half of them supported ban on Muslims from entering US

The same report also said that about 54 per cent of voters were in support of US presidential candidate Donald Trump that Muslims should be banned from enterning US.  25 per cent were against it whereas, 21 per cent were not sure.