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.
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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." He told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "the province and all its officials were quick and before the final announcement of the liberation of the city fully to form a special committee for reconstruction and stability to the city." Rawi added that "the Committee will do its utmost to complete the work assigned to them from the rehabilitation and reconstruction processes to ensure a quick return to the citizens of Fallujah.
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.
NNA - Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces Wednesday pushed deeper into ISIS-held Fallujah, more than two weeks after the operation to retake the city from the militant group started, a senior military official said.
A big battle is about to be waged in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, a haven of Daesh.
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.