07 September 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 07 Sep 2004 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
- SOLDIER KILLED IN ATTACK IN EASTERN BAGHDAD
- ONE SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION BY SMALL ARMS ATTACK IN BAGHDAD
- Convoy attack kills one
- Task Force Baghdad Soldier Killed in Attack
- Soldier Killed in IED Attack
- Improvised explosive device attack kills one
- Task Force Baghdad Soldier Killed in Attack
- Transcript: Defense Department Briefing with Secretary Rumsfeld 07 Sep 2004 -- Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Richard Myers
- IRAQ WRAP VOA 07 Sep 2004 -- Two female Italian aid workers have been kidnapped in the Iraqi capital. VOA's Michael Bowman reports from Washington, the abductions came amid continued fighting around the Iraqi city of Fallujah as well as in Baghdad.
- Iraq: Intense Fighting Reported in Al-Sadr City As Cease-Fire Talks Hit Stumbling Blocks RFE/RL 08 Sep 2004 -- At least 15 people have been killed and scores wounded in fighting between U.S. and militant forces in recent fighting in Baghdad's impoverished Al-Sadr City neighborhood. The fighting between U.S. troops and militiamen loyal to Shi'a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr was reportedly the most intense in the district since April. A U.S. military spokesman said the fighting started when militants attacked U.S. forces conducting routine patrols. But al-Sadr's forces blame intrusive incursions by U.S. soldiers, as well as what they say are attempts to arrest the firebrand cleric.
- IRAQ VIOLENCE VOA 07 Sep 2004 -- U.S. forces have been battling insurgents in Sadr City, a Baghdad slum where hostilities have frequently erupted. At least 34 people have been killed. Meanwhile there has been little new information about the fate of two French hostages held captive for more than two weeks.
- FIGHTING CONTINUES IN EASTERN BAGHDAD CENTCOM 07 Sep 2004 -- Multiple engagements between Multi-National Forces and Iraqi insurgents took place today in the Al Thawra district of Eastern Baghdad.
- Convoy Multi-National Forces detain one, collect weapons MNF-I/MNC-I 07 Sep 2004 -- Multi-National Forces from the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained one person suspected of anti-Iraqi activities and discovered a variety of weapons and munitions Monday in northern Iraq.
- Baghdad Governor Survives Assassination Attempt RFE/RL 07 Sep 2004 -- Iraq's Interior Ministry says the governor of Baghdad has survived an assassination attempt.
- Many Dead From Baghdad Clashes RFE/RL 07 Sep 2004 -- Iraqi health officials say at least 15 people have been killed and scores wounded during fighting between U.S. troops and Iraqi militant forces in the past 24 hours in Baghdad's Al-Sadr City district.
- Coalition relinquishes control of Baghdad Airport Army News 07 Sep 2004 -- The Bradley armored fighting vehicles rolled away from the gate Aug. 25, signifying a final transition of control from Coalition forces to the government of Iraq at Baghdad International Airport.
- Iraqi Foreign Minister calls for UN's return to Baghdad UN News Centre 07 Sep 2004 -- As Secretary-General Kofi Annan met in New York with his top envoy for Iraq, the country's foreign minister said the return of the United Nations to Baghdad was long overdue.
- Iraq Achieves Stable Currency, Sound Fiscal Policy with U.S. Help Washington File 07 Sep 2004 -- U.S. Treasury Under Secretary John Taylor said the United States has helped Iraq introduce a new unified and stable currency to replace the two separate currencies used before the toppling of former dictator Saddam Hussein.
- Reconstruction Firms Hear Plan for Rebuilding Southern Iraq AFPS 07 Sep 2004 -- Nearly 200 Iraqi and international construction contractors heard Sept. 4 how reconstruction efforts in the country's southern region will soon quicken, providing a renewed infrastructure and additional jobs.
- Progress Continues in Restoring Iraqi Electricity AFPS 07 Sep 2004 -- Rusted access panels rattle as a rehabilitated electricity generator in a northern suburb here belched hot exhaust into the Iraq sky for the first time in years.
- IRAQ: Focus on malnutrition IRIN 07 Sep 2004 -- The incidence of child malnutrition and water-borne diseases is increasing in some areas of Iraq, according to health experts. In Baghdad, one of the main causes of malnutrition is infections caused by poor sanitation, particularly in the suburbs.
- IRAQ: Electoral commission prepares for polls IRIN 07 Sep 2004 -- Behind the scenes in the Jordanian capital, Amman, workers are racing against the clock to create voter rolls they plan to use to hold elections in Iraq in January 2005.
- Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 07 Sep 2004
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