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Fallujah

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elevation_ft postal_code_type postal_code area_code blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website footnotes '''Fallujah''' Sometimes also transliterated (Arabic transliteration) as '''Falluja

''', '''Fallouja''', or '''Falowja''' ( west of Baghdad on the Euphrates. Fallujah dates from Babylonian times and was host to important


Ramadi

* Canadian Master Corporal Graham Ragsdale using a .308 registered 20 confirmed kills over ten days during Operation Anaconda. *U.S. Navy (United States Navy) Chief Chris Kyle of SEAL Team Three has 255 kills, 160 of which are officially confirmed by the Pentagon, during four deployments to Iraq between 2003 and 2009. Kyle, now retired, is the deadliest marksman in US military history. During the Second Battle of Fallujah alone, when United States Marine Corps

Baqubah (on the east side of the triangle), Baghdad (on the South side), Ramadi (on the west side) and Tikrit (on the north side). Each side is approximately 125 miles long. The area also contains the cities of Samarra and Fallujah. - Battle of Habbaniyah 15 July - December U.S. Marines of the Third Battalion, Second Marine Division, sweep through urban sprawl between Ramadi and Fallujah in a series of operations (i.e. Operations Rubicon and Sidewinder

violence. Sadr's followers held demonstrations protesting the closure of the newspaper. On April 4, fighting broke out in Najaf, Sadr City and Basra. Sadr's Mahdi Army took over several points and attacked coalition soldiers, killing dozens of foreign soldiers, and taking many casualties of their own in the process. At the same time, Sunni rebels in the cities of Baghdad, Samarra, Ramadi, and, most notably, Fallujah, staged uprisings as well, causing


Al Anbar Governorate

Governorate''' ( ) (or '''Anbar Province''') is the largest governorate (Governorates of Iraq) in Iraq geographically. Encompassing much of the country's western territory, it shares borders with Syria, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia. The provincial capital is Ramadi, and other important cities in the province include Fallujah and Haditha. Before 1976 the governorate was known as '''Ramadi'''; before 1962, it was known as '''Dulaim

a historic city that was originally located on its territory and whose ruins can still be seen 5 km northwest of Fallujah near the city of Saqlawiyah today. This city of Anbār (Persian: Peruz Shapur) was founded in the 3rd century by the Muntherids, and was before the Arab conquest in 634, the second largest city of Iraq. It was abandoned after the Mongol invasion (Mongol invasion of Iraq) in the 14th century. Dulaim is the old name of the governorate due to the Dulaim

or through the rivers and the wells and the rains. The Euphrates River flows diagonally from the north to the southeast, passing through six of the seven districts: *Al-Qa'im District *Anah District *Haditha District *Hīt District *Ramadi District *Fallujah District *Ar Rutba District Government *Governor: Ahmad Khalaf al-Dulaimi *Deputy Governor: Fuad Jatab Hamad Khalaf al-Karbuli *Deputy Governor: Hikmat Jassim Zaidon


Nehardea

(A Re-examination of the Talmudic Evidence)," in Dan Jaffé (ed), ''Studies in Rabbinic Judaism and Early Christianity: Text and Context'' (Leiden: Brill, 2010) (Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, 74), See also *Nehardea Academy *Anbar (town) (Firuz Shapur) *Fallujah *Talmudic Academies in Babylonia *Pumbedita Academy *Pumbedita (City) *Mahuza *Pum-Nahara Academy * Sura (city

. The town became a refuge for the Arab, Christian (Christianity), and Jewish colonies of that region. '''), and lies a short distance from the present-day town of Fallujah, formerly the History of the Jews in Iraq#Babylonia as the center of Judaism (219 AD - ~1050

Gittin 67b, the case of Amram the Pious; Avodah Zarah 38b, of Hiyya of Parwa; Shabbat 121b, of Abba ben Marta . The region of Fallujah was a part of the Sassanid Persian province of ''Anbar''. The word ''anbar'' is Persian (Persian language) and means "warehouse". Known as '''Firuz Shapur''' or '''Perisapora''' during the Sassanian Era, it was one the main commercial center of the Lakhmid Kingdom. One mile north of Fallujah lie


Samarra

original correlation to hatred of any family of people, racism, anti-semitism at that time nor in any inscriptions, it usually referred to a natural force). in the center of the design is a reconstruction. command_structure garrison Tikrit Kadhimain Samarra Fallujah Nasiriyah garrison_label The fall of Baghdad effectively ended the existence of the Fedayeen Saddam as an organized paramilitary. Some of its members died during

to symbolically represent the false worship of the god Mammon (i.e., wealth), instead of the true God of the Bible, Jehovah. The roughly triangular area's corners are usually said to lie near Baqubah (on the east side of the triangle), Baghdad (on the South side), Ramadi (on the west side) and Tikrit (on the north side). Each side is approximately 125 miles long. The area also contains the cities of Samarra and Fallujah. The Abbasid dynasty

February 2008 At the same time, Sunni rebels in the cities of Baghdad, Samarra, Ramadi, and, most notably, Fallujah, staged uprisings as well, causing the most serious challenge to coalition control of Iraq up to that time. Ukbara, Iraq as a possible source On the left bank of the Tigris between Samarra and Baghdad was the city of ‘Ukbarâ (Ukbara) (عكبرا, q. v.), located along a river that flows southward out of Asia Minor, and the birthplace of at least two Jewish


Tikrit

Marshall (William Marshall (British Army officer)) succeeded him. command_structure garrison Tikrit Kadhimain Samarra Fallujah Nasiriyah garrison_label birth_date Early life Ali Hassan al-Majid is thought to have been born in 1941 in al-Awja

the invading forces. These began to focus their attacks around Mosul, Tikrit and Fallujah. In the fall, these units and other elements who called themselves Jihadists began using ambush tactics, suicide bombings, and improvised explosive devices, targeting coalition forces and checkpoints. The U.S.-led Coalition Provisional Authority, for administrative purposes, divided Iraq into four security zones (see map): a North zone in the Mosul - Kirkuk region, a Central zone

(on the east side of the triangle), Baghdad (on the South side), Ramadi (on the west side) and Tikrit (on the north side). Each side is approximately 125 miles long. The area also contains the cities of Samarra and Fallujah. * Space (Outer space) – Technology: NASA outlines plans for the Space Shuttle's Replacement, a "''Space Taxi''". The next-generation space vehicle is on the drawing boards now and NASA has just issued newly defined requirements


Sadr City

name "dmagazine.com" D Magazine, "The Mayor of Fallujah", Nov. 21, 2007 The Mahdi Army attempted to capture several soldiers during the ambush, but they were ultimately unsuccessful in their efforts to obtain hostages. 2004 In late March, 2004, Task Force Lancer, under

Operation Anaconda. *U.S. Navy (United States Navy) Chief Chris Kyle of SEAL Team Three has 255 kills, 160 of which are officially confirmed by the Pentagon, during four deployments to Iraq between 2003 and 2009. Kyle, now retired, is the deadliest marksman in US military history. During the Second Battle of Fallujah alone, when US Marines (United States Marine Corps) fought running battles in the streets with several thousand insurgents, he killed 40 people. For his

president Hamid Karzai withdraw, alleging that election irregularities had invalidated the vote. (Reuters) (BBC) ** Heavy fighting in Fallujah continues as U.S. tanks blockade the city and insurgent targets are hit by air and artillery. Hospital officials say four civilians, including a child, were killed.


Tal Afar

is are injured in Tal Afar, west of Mosul, when a pre-dawn car bomb explodes at an entrance to an army base. U.S. Kiowa (OH-58 Kiowa) helicopter makes a controlled landing after being struck by an RPG (Rocket propelled grenade) near Fallujah; the two-man crew is uninjured.

that there were "very few foreign combatants" in Tal Afar and charged "Every time the US army and the Iraqi government want to destroy a specific city, they claim it hosts Arab fighters and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi." The most intense Sunni insurgent activity takes place in the cities and countryside along the Euphrates River from the Syrian border town of al-Qaim (Al-Qa'im (town)) through Ramadi and Fallujah

on their perspective of the war. His ''Time'' bylines include reports from Kabul, Kandahar, Fallujah, Tikrit, Tal Afar, Mosul, Samarra, Ramadi, and Baghdad. The incident occurred in Tal Afar (w:Tal Afar), a town located approximately sixty kilometres west of Mosul (w:Mosul). According to a local security official, a car bomb was detonated at around 18.00 local time (15.00 UTC), near some spectators; as the crowd fled, two suicide bombers blew up vests


Larache

Spain Almuñécar, Spain * *Website of the latest news about the city and its region 24 24h *Official Website in Spanish * Forum of Larache


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