Al Anbar Governorate

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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

'''. In 1976 it was renamed Al Anbar Province. Nearly all the inhabitants of the province are Sunni Muslims and mostly from the Dulaim tribe. As of 2014, the majority of Al Anbar is occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Etymology The name of the governorate means "granaries (Granary)" in Arabic, The word Anbar (أنبار) is the plural of Nbr (نبر) in Arabic which means "granarie (Granary)". The name of the Governorate is taken over from


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of American fatalities. In a country where most were associated with the Shi’ia branch of Islam, the Anbar Province was the Sunni stronghold that had long provided Saddam Hussein with the support he needed to remain in power. During the early years of Operation Iraqi Freedom, it provided an important base for Al Qaeda and insurgent operations. part of its significance came

cities (Category:Al Anbar Governorate) Category:Governorates of Iraq Category:Fertile Crescent Low Arab Sunni turnout threatened the legitimacy of the election, which was as low as 2% in Anbar (Al Anbar Governorate) province. More than 100 armed attacks on polling places took place, killing at least 44 people (including nine suicide bombers) across Iraq, including at least 20 in Baghdad. The Osprey has provided support in Iraq, logging 2,000 flight

to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq War). They returned from Iraq in late March 2006 having served in the Al-Anbar province (Al Anbar Governorate) in the Al-Qaim region (Al-Qa'im (town)), an insurgent staging area for travel south to disrupt regional stability. In October 2005, the battalion performed Operation Ironfist and successfully swept and cleared the cities of Sadah and Eastern Karabilah taking minimal casualties. They also operated as the main effort under RCT-2


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cities (Category:Al Anbar Governorate) Category:Governorates of Iraq Category:Fertile Crescent Low Arab Sunni turnout threatened the legitimacy of the election, which was as low as 2% in Anbar (Al Anbar Governorate) province. More than 100 armed attacks on polling places took place, killing at least 44 people (including nine suicide bombers) across Iraq, including at least 20 in Baghdad. The Osprey has provided support in Iraq, logging 2,000 flight

on polling places took place, killing at least 44 people (including nine suicide bombers) across Iraq, including at least 20 in Baghdad. The election for the governorate council of Iraq's al-Anbar (Al Anbar Governorate) governorate were held on January 30, 2005, the same date as the Iraqi legislative election (Iraqi legislative election, January 2005). The largely Sunni province is one of the most violent in Iraq and turnout was very low. Of the total


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. In 2004, Lance Corporal Jacob Lugo became the first military serviceman from Flower Mound to die in the line of duty; 21-year-old Lugo was killed in Al Anbar (Al Anbar Governorate) during the Iraq War. In his honor, the Town renamed Hilltop Park to Jake's Hilltop Park.


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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


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Euphrates River Valley and the rest of the province is striking. Along the Euphrates, groves of fruits and vegetables and acre after acre of date palms are surrounded by a lushness that paints the area a vivid green. Just a few miles from the Euphrates, however, the barren landscape turns brown. With the exception of an occasional Bedouin, the desert is essentially empty. Whether traveling by aircraft, vehicle, or on foot, the Anbar Governorate is vast. During a time when mining (land mine) roads


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was also partnered up with the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade of the 7th Iraqi Army Division (Iraqi Army#Deployment). 3rd Battalion attempted to secure Haditha by using an approach of "constant presence". The battalion operated from a series of forward operating bases (Forward Operating Base) in the local cities of Haditha, Barwanah, Haqlaniyah, and Baghdadi (Baghdadi, Iraq) from which the rifle and weapons companies sent out


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constant patrols to keep the insurgent groups off balance. However, the battalion was unable to create a working local police force, due to the overwhelming intimidation by insurgent groups.


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Al Anbar Governorate

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'''Al Anbar 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'''. In 1976 it was renamed Al Anbar Province. Nearly all the inhabitants of the province are Sunni Muslims and mostly from the Dulaim tribe.

As of 2014, the majority of Al Anbar is occupied by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

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