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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From Tikrit to Ramadi and Falujah, the US government is still desperate to implement its imperial designs on the pretext of fighting ISIL.
In Iraq, the situation goes from bad to worse with the news that in Mosul, Takrit, Falujah and elsewhere hundreds of thousands, including government troops, have fled, as the region became deluged by heavily armed jihadists from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a splinter group of Al Qaeda, in a show of strength against the government of Nouri Al Maliki.
The city where Ali is buried is Falujah and is a centre of pilgrimage to Shias.
Take a trip to Falujah and see the Iraqi babies with birth defects from the use of depleted uranium.
fifteen days of Falujah Battle, they cut our food to held a ration every
Operation Hometown Link is available to soldiers and military contractors stationed at the Taji, Al Asad Airbase, Victory and Falujah camps in Iraq.
They served sometimes in lovely spots like London or Rome, Berlin, but also in Falujah and Kandahar, right alongside our soldiers.
Then there was the violence in Darfur, in the Sudan and images of brutalised women and traumatised children, and the flattening of Falujah - dead soldiers and dead civilians.
Parece que Falujah esta destinada a ser la nueva Mazada, la fortaleza heroica que resistio hasta el ultimo hombre a las legiones romanas de Tito en el ano 73.
The incident threatened to re-ignite the bitter controversy over the deployment of the 850-strong Black Watch battle group to relieve US forces preparing for the expected all-out assault on the rebel stronghold of Falujah.
El pasado 26 de marzo, Burhan Muhamad Mazhur al Lubhaybi, camarografo iraqui independiente que llevaba dos meses trabajando con la cadena televisiva estadunidense ABC, fue muerto por un balazo en la cabeza disparado por un soldado estadunidense en la ciudad de Falujah.
The Cougar was first used by the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in Falujah, and its use has since been expanded to all branches of the U.