Fallujah

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Fal·lu·jah

 (fə-lo͞o′jə)
A city of central Iraq on the Euphrates River west of Baghdad. It was the scene of intense fighting between US forces and insurgent fighters during the Iraq War.

Fallujah

(fəˈlʊdʒə)
n
(Placename) a town in central Iraq, about 60 km W of Baghdad; a centre of resistance against the US-led invasion of Iraq, from 2003. Pop: 223 000 (2005 est)
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He was injured in fighting against Israelis in the Palestinian village of Al Faluja located between the Gaza Strip and Hebron city.
Last month, Ayman Siddeq Abdel-Aziz, a medical student from the same group, was killed in an air attack in the Iraqi town of Faluja.
Thirty soldiers of the 55 brigade of the Iraqi army were killed and 20 injured in a US airstrike on the town of al-Naimiya in the al Faluja province," al-Zamili's statement said, Sputnik reported.
They also shot dead another terrorist who was trying to plant an explosive device in central Faluja in Anbar Province in western Iraq, the source said.
The talks began on the Greek island of Rhodes on January 12, and, shortly after their commencement, Israel agreed to the release of a besieged Egyptian battalion in Faluja.
An explosive charge, targeted against a police patrol on the main street at Faluja city center on Sunday, injured 2 civilians and a policeman," the police source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
In the case of the 1948 events, expulsion lasted until the following year (cleansing parts of the Negev, expulsion of 2000-3000 villagers from Faluja towards the end of February 1949), and, in the case of the rest of Palestine, it is still going on.
About 30 children were among the casualties of the explosions - two of which happened near Faluja and the other north-east of Ramadi.
Ademas --y eso podria ser muy importante-- Bush se reeligio y aplasto Faluja.
While this passage reads as if it was right out of today's news From Najaf or Faluja, the above action took place on August 26th.
Supporters of the Sudanese government have even said that what is happening in Faluja, for example, is worse than whatever is happening in Darfur.
n And was increased activity by American forces, including the ongoing bombing of Faluja, a factor in Mr Bigley's eventual murder.