Recovering from Al-Qaeda


Al Qaeda is no longer in charge in the village of Al Dhulouya, an hour's drive north of Baghdad. But how to go on, after the havoc the terrorists caused?




Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>At a Checkpoint of the Sahwa Sunny Militia (Sons of Iraq/Awakenings council), a posterboard shows the most wanted terrorists, including  hotline and  finder fee
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>This house was recaptured by the Sahwa Sunny militia(Sons of Iraq/Awakenings council) and there has been protest writing at the walls.<br>“death to Al Quaida, you cowards”
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>This house was recaptured by the Sahwa Sunny militia(Sons of Iraq/Awakenings council) and there has been protest writing at the walls.<br>“Don't forget that Abbas killed your sons…Abbas, you sons of bitch..Abbas.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>Sahwa leader Ahmed Nature is in a by  Quaida destroyed house, the owner complained about Quaida members planting a road side bomb.<br>He was threaded and escaped, the house was destroyed by Al Quaida, now it’s a base for the Sahwa militia, controlling the area.<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br> Ibrahim was fighting against the Americans planting bombs and shooting, recently his brother was killed and he stopped fighting.<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br> Ibrahim was fighting against the Americans planting bombs and shooting, recently his brother was killed and he stopped fighting.<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>A group of woman that most have their husband killed, they were Quaida members, the family also hide weapons and Quaida members at their home.<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br> former student Sahir put up an aid program, to restore the damage that Quaida did to the region.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br> Militia checkpoint at the  Dhulouya center by Sahwa members (Sons of Iraq/Awakenings council)
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>Sahwa leader Ahmed Nature point out clothing that belonged to Quaida members at the route to the shooting practice field.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>Bullet holes mark the soccer field just behind the house of Ahmed Nature, close to the river from where they launched their missiles towards the US army camp.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>Friday prair at the mosq, the Imam is told to be still one of the most influential inspirator of Quaida at the region.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>From this house at the main street of Al Dhulouya has been intensive fighting between Al Quaida and the recent forces, the place now is taken by Sahwa militia and Iraq Police forces(IP).<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>From this house at the main street of Al Dhulouya has been intensive fighting between Al Quaida and the recent forces, the place now is taken by Sahwa militia and Iraq Police forces(IP).<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>View at a Sahwa post at the center of town from one of the destroyed buildings.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>From this house at the main street of Al Dhulouya has been intensive fighting between Al Quaida and the recent forces, the place now is taken by Sahwa militia and Iraq Police forces(IP).<br>
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>A local made a picture library of recently killed people from his town and family.
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Iraq, Al Dhulouya sunny Triangle<br><br>Militia checkpoint at the  Dhulouya center by Sahwa members (Sons of Iraq/Awakenings council)
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