22 October 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Marine killed in Al Anbar Province
- One Task Force Lightning Soldier dies, three wounded
- MND-B Soldier killed by roadside bomb
- CENTAF releases airpower summary for Oct. 22 AFPN 22 Oct 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials released the airpower summary for Oct. 22.
- Iraqi Soldiers, Police Score Victories Against Terrorists AFPS 22 Oct 2006 -- Iraqi soldiers and police chalked up a series of victories in recent anti-terrorist operations conducted across the country, according to U.S. military officials.
- Bombs Kill at Least 9 in Baghdad; 15 Police Recruits Killed in Baquba VOA 22 Oct 2006 -- Bomb attacks in Baghdad have killed at least nine people Sunday, while 15 police recruits were killed north of the city.
- Bush: Iraq Violence Won't Cause U.S. Troop Withdrawal AFPS 22 Oct 2006 -- The United States won't withdraw its troops from Iraq in the face of recent increased insurgent-led violence in some parts of that country, President Bush said here yesterday.
- Iraq Remains Big Issue in US Election Campaign VOA 22 Oct 2006 -- The Iraq war continues to be a key issue in the U.S. congressional election campaign
- Bush Reviews Iraq Strategy With Top Military Advisors VOA 22 Oct 2006 -- President Bush has reviewed his strategy for Iraq with top military commanders and national security advisors, but has indicated little inclination he will make any major changes.
- UN Iraq envoy welcomes declaration calling for end to sectarian violence UN News Centre 22 Oct 2006 -- The senior United Nations envoy to Iraq today welcomed a declaration adopted by various religious leaders calling for an end to sectarian violence in the increasingly volatile country, and pledged the world body's support for the initiative.
- IRAQ-SYRIA: Three million uprooted Iraqis face "bleak future", UNHCR says IRIN 23 Oct 2006 -- More than three million Iraqis who have been forced to flee their homes to other areas of Iraq and to neighbouring countries are facing what the United Nations' refugee agency (UNHCR) describes as a "very bleak future" after the agency's budget for offices across the region was halved for the coming year.
- Over 650,000 Iraqi death rate estimates defended by researchers IRNA 22 Oct 2006 -- An estimate by public health experts that over 650,000 Iraqis have died because of the March 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq is likely an accurate assessment, researchers said.
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