Green Zone


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Green Zone

n
(Placename) (since the invasion of Iraq by US-led forces, and the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003) the area of central Baghdad used by the coalition and civilian authorities, subject to high security
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A 40-kilowatt system producing 50,000 hours would receive $17,500 in a green zone, compared with $12,500 somewhere else in the city, Hanlon said.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 10 ( ANI ): A petition has been filed in the Bombay High Court against the proposal for constructing Balasaheb Thackeray memorial at Mayor's bungalow in Mumbai's Dadar area, a green zone.
Green Zone breach exposes Iraq's growing political paralysis
According to her, the problem of those living in the area will become even bigger without the ''green zone''.
Three mortar shells landed in an abandoned lot inside the heavily fortified Green Zone and there were no casualties, the Philippine Embassy in Bahgdad said in a report.
US military authorities recently appointed an American brigadier general to oversee the project of greatly expanding and fortifying the Green Zone in Kabul, The New York Times reported.
The protest was the second attack around the Green Zone in less than a month. These events have included people who take issue with the government's failure to approve anti-corruption reforms, and those who seek more security in the fight against Islamic State group militants.
Civilians have breached the Green Zone twice in three weeks, raising questions about the government's ability to secure the capital which has also seen a spike in bombings this month claimed by Islamic State.
BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces opened fire on protesters who stormed into Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone and entered at least one government building, drawing calls for revolt from a powerful Shiite sheikh.
A protest held outside the Green Zone escalated after parliament again failed to reach a quorum and approve new ministers to replace the current government of party-affiliated ministers.
The protesters reportedly gained access to the Green Zone - a heavily fortified area of government buildings and embassies - after attaching cables to the concrete walls and pulling them down.
BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Security sources reported here that two persons were killed and eight more were wounded in a bombed car explosion near the well-fortified Green Zone. BAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Security sources reported here that two persons were killed and eight more were wounded in a bombed car explosion near the well-fortified Green Zone.