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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The teams work in the locations of greatest need, including Falluja city, Ameriyat al Fallujah, Heet and Garma.
amp;nbsp;In Anbar province alone there were already more than 75,000 people huddled in camps in Khalidiyah, Habbaniyah and Ameriyat al Fallujah.
The largest is Ameriyat Al Fallujah camp, 40 km west of Baghdad, with some 45,000 people.
WHO has established a new primary health care centre with a local partner in Amiriyat Al Fallujah to serve the internally displaced population, including the recently arrived families estimated at nearly 3250 families (19 500 persons) living in 5 camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and 5 informal settlements around the Bzibiz area.
Dubbed as the "warm winter campaign 2015-2016," QRCS distributed 4,950 blankets for 1,650 families (around 10,000 beneficiaries) inside IDP camps in A'mereyet Al Fallujah, Al Khalideya and Al Hubaneya in the Anbar governorate.
In Iraq, Islamic State militants were closing on the town of Amriyat Al Fallujah, one of the last still controlled by the government in the troubled Anbar province and only 35 kilometres (20 miles) from Baghdad.
He recalled a time when residents of his village in Al Fallujah in Iraq used to walk to the banks of the Euphrates river to watch the moon as the Sun set on Sha'aban 29 to declare the start of the fast.
g Christopher Wald, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 28, al Fallujah, Iraq
In addition to the presentation of the new TFFT, the ceremony highlighted the achievements of the 323d Engineer Fire Fighting Detachment, whose members were recognized in November 2004 for rescuing injured Soldiers from a downed Chinook helicopter in Al Fallujah, Iraq.
The squadron performed its first employment of the GBU-38 "J-82" laser-guided bomb in the reactive role during urban CAS missions over Al Fallujah.
A young Army officer stood on their front porch in the middle of the afternoon saying he regretted to inform them that their 22-year-old son, Army medic Michael Diraimondo, was one of nine people - four soldiers and five patients - killed when their Black Hawk Medivac helicopter was shot down near Al Fallujah, Iraq.
Soldiers conduct a dismounted patrol in Al Fallujah.