Al Zaidan

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Al Zaidon is a rural area south of the city of Fallujah in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.[1] During the Iraq War, it was considered a hub of insurgent activity (especially by the 1920 Revolution Brigade and the US military conducted multiple operations to clear it.[2] It is populated mainly by the Zobai tribe. The area also sends representatives to the Abu Ghraib district in Baghdad.[3]



  1. ^ Marines rescue three hostages, uncover weapons cache in Operation Spotlight
  2. ^ One year later: Fallujah mending, but still volatile "One year later: Fallujah mending, but still volatile" by Scott Peterson (The Christian Science Monitor)
  3. ^ in 2007 1-89 CAV worked with leaders in Al Zaidon and Abu Ghaib to establish conerned local citizens (CLCs) organizations. During a combined operation 1-89 CAV and the CLCs eliminated the majority of Al Qaeda members in the area and established the security force under a local leader, Abu Maruf. Iraq, the unraveling (XXXII): 13 dead in Anbar