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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BAGHDAD, July 24 (KUNA) -- The Iraqi government launched a wide-scale campaign to rebuild Fallujah city and its facilities after it had been liberated from the so-called Islamic State (IS), with the aim of retuning internally displaced persons (IDPs) to their homes.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Baghdad Operations Command Headquarters announced that the Iraqi army's military engineering units have managed to defuse 80 bombs and several houses in the city of Fallujah in Anbar province in one day.
Iraqi Security Forces Rescued Over 16,000 Civilians from ISIL's Custody in Fallujah The security forces have released 16,600 citizens of Fallujah after purging the city of ISIL terrorists
Last Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi arrived in Fallujah and raised the Iraqi flag over the city hall.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The governor of Anbar, Suhaib al-Rawi said "the rehabilitation and Reconstruction Fallujah proceedings began in order to ensure a quick return to the displaced.
Summary: Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Daesh (ISIS)
Iraq's military says it has retaken the main government compound in Fallujah from "Islamic State" militants.
Iraq's elite counterterrorism service advanced to within three kilometres of central Fallujah and consolidated positions in the south of the city, the operation's commander said.
After securing the southern edge of the city Sunday, Iraqi special forces entered the neighborhood of Shuhada Wednesday morning, Maj Gen Hadi Zayid Kassar, deputy commander of the counter-terrorism forces in Fallujah told The Associated Press.
Iraqi forces thrust into the city of Fallujah from three directions marking a new and perilous urban phase in the week-old operation to retake the jihadist bastion.
IRAQI forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah yesterday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Daesh (IS) group in the country killed at least 24 people.
Fallujah Redux: The Anbar Awakening and the Struggle With Al-Qaeda