Operation Peace was an operation conducted by Coalition forces with Iraqi participation which cleared Sadr City of Shi'a militias.
Operation Fardh al-Qanoon
Operation Promises of Peace was an Iraqi offensive in Maysan province against the Jaysh al-Mahdi (JAM).
Jaysh al-Mahdi, or JAM, is the militia of the Sadrist Trend.
Following fierce battles in January of 2007 - Haifa Street has made a dramatic change for the better.
In the last six months, violence in Iraq has declined to some of the lowest levels since the conflict began. This document contains MNF-I and MNC-I statistics that chart this reduction in violence.
According to a new story from The Washington Post, the commander of the notorious Wolf Brigade in Baghdad was fired in October 2007.
As part of a series of interviews with Brigade and Division-level commanders in Iraq, I spoke today with COL J.B. Burton, commander of the 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division (Dagger Brigade) about the clearing of Mansour and the continuing fight against both Sunni and Shi'a extremists as part of Operation Fardh al-Qanoon. You can access the video, Col. Burton's briefing slides, and the transcript below.
The Karkh security district is located in the heart of Baghdad; a significant portion of the district is occupied by the International Zone, also known as the Green Zone, site of the U.S. Embassy. Karkh is perhaps best known for the main road, Haifa Street, which runs from the International Zone northwest to the neighborhood of Sheikh Ma’arouf and Kadhimiyah.