What is Fallujah known for?

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around Avery giving respected Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart the most unlikely scenes and lines, such as a Seussian (Dr. Seuss) rhyme about all the things that can be purchased at a strip club, an energetic two-hour banjo session, singing "Little Girls" by Oingo Boingo while dressed in a woman's robe, and jokes referring to Stewart's prominent role as ''Star Trek: The Next Generation'' captain Jean-Luc Picard. A recurring joke is that Bullock runs the CIA like

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discography - The Fields of Athenry, Farrar version Blaggards blended the song with Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues in a medley called ''Prison Love Songs''. Second-generation Irish Londoners, Neck (Neck (Band)), also recorded a "psycho-ceilidh" version of the song. Other punk versions of the song have been

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: www.csmonitor.com 2003 1020 p01s04-woiq.html thumb right 300px The three weapons on the left are small arms captured in Fallujah (Image:Misccaparms.jpg), Iraq by the US Marine Corps (United States Marine Corps) in 2004 ** The largest expansion of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) to date takes place, allowing Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia

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in Baghdad and Kabul. From September 2005 to April 2006, the Battalion deployed to Fallujah, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. They operated in the areas around the city of Fallujah as part of Regimental Combat Team 5 (6th Marine Regiment (United States)). From April 2007 through October 2007, the battalion again deployed to Fallujah, Iraq. There they pacified a formerly hostile city through the development of professional local city police. Global War on Terrorism

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the highest point of conflict in Fallujah during the Iraq War. It was led by the U.S. Marine Corps (United States Marine Corps) against the Iraqi insurgency stronghold in the city of Fallujah and was authorized by the U.S.-appointed Iraqi Interim Government. The U.S. military called it "some of the heaviest urban combat (urban warfare) U.S. Marines have been involved in since the Battle of Huế City (Battle of Huế) in Vietnam in 1968." http

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holiday, taking over the Buhriz and Muffrek Police stations and resulting in the dropping of two 500 pound bombs by the US Air Force. Early in the morning, just after sunrise, enemy personnel attempted to destroy one of the two major bridges crossing the Diyala River. On the northern-most bridge bombs were placed on the second and fourth "stringers" supporting the span and detonated. An insufficient amount of explosives was detonated on the bridge and the bridge remained standing

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Vigilant Resolve begins in response to the mutilation on March 31 in Fallujah. U.S. coalition forces face tough opposition as the resistance uses Soviet-style defense in depth tactics. *April 5 - U.S. forces seal off Fallujah *April 7 **U.S. forces fired upon a mosque compound in Fallujah. Officials claim that it was being used by insurgents to fire RPG (rocket propelled grenade)s and mortar (mortar (weapon))s. Fox

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the city's population at over 350,000, possibly closing in on half a million. In the aftermath of the offensive, relative calm was restored to Fallujah although almost-daily attacks against coalition forces resumed in 2005 as the population slowly trickled back into the city. From 2005–06, elements of the New Iraqi Army's 2nd and 4th brigades, 1st Division, occupied the city while the Marines maintained a small complex consisting of a security element from RCT8 (8th Marine Regiment (United States)) and a CMOC (Civil-military_operations_center) at the city hall. The Iraqi units were aided by Military Transition Teams. Most Marine elements stayed outside of the city limits. In December 2006, enough control had been exerted over the city to transfer operational control of the city from American forces to the 1st Iraqi Army Division. During the same month, the Fallujah police force began major offensive operations under their new chief. Coalition Forces, as of May 2007, are operating in direct support of the Iraqi Security Forces in the city. The city is one of Anbar province's centers of gravity in a newfound optimism among American and Iraqi leadership about the state of the counterinsurgency in the region. wikipedia:Fallujah


'''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 Jewish academies for many centuries.

The city grew from a small town in 1947 to a population of 326,471 inhabitants in 2010. title Fallujah Once Again Beset by Violence date 26 November 2006 publisher McClatchy Washington Bureau url http: www.globalpolicy.org component content article 168 36350.html accessdate 10 September 2009 Within Iraq, it is known as the "city of mosques" for the more than 200 mosques found in the city and the surrounding villages.

In January 2014, a variety of sources have reported that the city was controlled by al-Qaeda and or its affiliate, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS; sometimes called ISIL). url http: www.usatoday.com story news world 2014 01 04 al-qaeda-iraq-fallujah-ramadi 4317125 title Al-Qaeda militants in Iraq seize much of Fallujah: The fighting is the worst violence since U.S. forces left Iraq at the end of 2011 first Jim last Michaels publisher USA Today date 4 January 2014 url http: www.bbc.co.uk news world-middle-east-25605459 title Iraq conflict: Sunni fighters 'control all of Fallujah' publisher BBC quote Al-Qaeda-linked militants now control the south of the city, a security source told the BBC. An Iraqi reporter there says tribesmen allied with al-Qaeda hold the rest of Fallujah. date 4 January 2014 url http: www.aljazeera.com news middleeast 2014 01 iraq-government-loses-control-fallujah-20141414625597514.html title Iraq government loses control of Fallujah: PM Maliki vows "terrorists" will be eliminated after Islamic State of Iraq and Levant takes over town in Anbar province publisher Al Jazeera date 4 January 2014 On a broadcast of National Public Radio's ''All Things Considered'', Middle East analyst Kirk Sowell stated that while ISIS was occupying parts of the city, most of the ground lost was to the tribal militias who are opposed to both the Iraqi government and al-Qaeda. url http: www.npr.org blogs thetwo-way 2014 01 04 259674015 no-one-controls-fallujah-which-u-s-soldiers-fought-to-free title 'No One Controls Fallujah,' Which U.S. Soldiers Fought To Free first Mike last Memmont publisher National Public Radio date 4 January 2013 accessdate 4 January 2013 Speaking on condition of anonymity at the end of May 2014, an Anbar-based Iraqi government security officer told Human Rights Watch that that ISIS was in control of several neighborhoods of southeast Fallujah as well as several northern and southern satellite communities, while local militias loyal to the Anbar Military Council controlled the central and northern neighborhoods of the city; however, Human Rights Watch stated that they could not confirm these claims.

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