Tag Archives | Falluja

Video: Al-Qaeda Winning Fight for Fallujah

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Al-Qaeda-linked militants have strengthened their clutch on Fallujah, a city near Baghdad that was seized from the government weeks ago. The city was formerly a hot spot during the US occupation of […]

Secret Deal sees Al Qaeda Leave Fallujah

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Out The Back Door: Secret Deal with Anbar Tribes Sees Al-Qaeda Leave Fallujah A secret deal was done between the tribes of Anbar and Sunni Muslim extremists this week […]

Video: Fallujah Locked in Stand-Off

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than 13,000 families have fled Fallujah, NGOs said Wednesday, warning of a dire humanitarian situation in Iraq, as masked gunmen held the city, locked in a days-long standoff with the army:

Video: Govt Loses Control of Fallujah

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Iraqi prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki has vowed to eliminate "all terrorist groups" from Anbar province as a security source conceded the government had lost control of the town of Fallujah to al-Qaeda […]

Suicide Bomber Assassinates Sunni MP

A suicide bomber has assassinated a Sunni MP in Fallujah on Tuesday. Ayfan Sadoun al-Essawi [Ifan Saadoun], a member of the secular Sunni-backed Iraqiya bloc, was targeted as he inspected a road being constructed to the south of the city. Two of the MP's bodyguards were killed and four other people wounded. The attack comes […]

Iraq Project Not Worth the Millions Spent

Heavy fighting in Falluja, poor planning, unrealistic cost estimates, and inadequate funding led to significant cost-overruns and delays in constructing the city’s new wastewater treatment system, according to a new report from the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR). After seven years and the expenditure of over $100 million dollars, the backbone of a […]