All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fallujah’

Hellfire Missiles: U.S. Delivers Ammunition to Iraq

The United States delivered 100 Hellfire missiles, as well as ammunition and M4 rifles to Iraq as part of its anti-terrorism assistance to the country, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad said in a statement Sunday. According to the statement, the delivery was made earlier in March in an effort to help strengthen Iraq forces combating militant groups, including a breakaway …

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Fall of Fallujah Spawns Debate Over Who Is To Blame

Fallujah is one of multiple cities in Iraq that proved to be bloody, cruel battlegrounds for US soldiers looking to secure the area from militants back in 2004. The fighting that took place in Fallujah was some of the most intense since Vietnam, but barely ten years after US Marines were able to secure the city from militants, an unfortunate …

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Baghdad Brothel Shooting Leaves 12 Dead

January is shaping up to be a violent month in Iraq. According to Agence France Presse (AFP), the death toll rose by at least 12 on Tuesday when gunmen attacked an apartment that served as a brothel in the Zayouna area of Baghdad. Liquor stores and brothels seem to be a popular target. On December 7, gunmen attacked 12 liquor …

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Kerry Says No U.S. Troops Will Return to Fallujah

Iraqi forces are planning a “major attack” against al Qaeda militants in Fallujah, and while Washington has said it would assist, Secretary of State John Kerry has made it clear that no new U.S. troops will be redeployed to the region. The al Qaeda occupation of Fallujah and parts of the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi marks the first instance of …

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