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Iraq Special Weapons News - June 2001



  • PRESS CONFERENCE BY FOREIGN MINISTRY UNDER-SECRETARY OF IRAQ United Nations 29 Jun 2001
  • COALITION FORCES STRIKE AAA SITE June 26, 2001 -- In response to Iraqi hostile acts against Coalition aircraft monitoring the Southern No-Fly Zone, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Coalition aircraft used precision-guided weapons today to strike an anti-aircraft artillery site in southern Iraq at approximately 3:00 p.m. EDT.
  • COALITION FORCES STRIKE AAA SITE June 25, 2001 -- In response to Iraqi hostile acts against Coalition aircraft monitoring the Southern No-Fly Zone, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Coalition aircraft used precision-guided weapons today to strike an anti-aircraft artillery site in southern Iraq at approximately 3:15 p.m. EDT.
  • COALITION FORCES STRIKE RADAR SITE 14 June, 2001 -- In response to recent Iraqi hostile acts against Coalition aircraft monitoring the Southern No-Fly Zone, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Coalition aircraft used precision-guided weapons today to strike a radar site in southern Iraq at approximately 3:00 a.m. EDT.
  • ONW aircraft respond to targeting radar, AAA Jun 14, 2001 -- Operation Northern Watch aircraft were targeted by Iraqi missile guidance radar systems from sites north of Mosul while conducting routine enforcement of the Northern No-Fly Zone. Iraqi gunners later attacked ONW aircraft with anti-aircraft artillery fire.
  • RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 4, Number 20 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 8 June 2001 -- IRAQI OIL EXPORT SUSPENSION CONFIRMED / MOSCOW SEES PROGRESS TOWARD LIFTING SANCTIONS / QUSAY SADDAM LOOKS LIKE SADDAM'S SUCCESSOR... / ...AS 'UDAY'S PRESS EMPIRE DESCRIBED / SYRIA-IRAQ RAPPROCHEMENT CAUSES CONCERN IN AMMAN / ALGERIANS SIGN $25 MILLION IN CONTRACTS IN IRAQ... / ...AS ALGIERS SIGNS OIL COOPERATION DEAL WITH BAGHDAD / KURDISH FUNDAMENTALISTS CLASH IN NORTHERN IRAQ / CONFERENCE APPEALS TO UN TO STOP ARABIZATION / KURDS PREPARE FOR CHANGED POLITICAL SCENE IN IRAQ / NEW KURDISH 'VOICE OF MESOPOTAMIA' BEGINS BROADCASTS / ASSYRIANS DECRY BAGHDAD'S POLICIES
  • COALITION FORCES STRIKE RADAR SITE June 6, 2001 -- In response to recent Iraqi hostile acts against Coalition aircraft monitoring the Southern No-Fly Zone, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Coalition aircraft used precision-guided weapons today to strike a radar site in southern Iraq at approximately 3:00 a.m. EDT.
  • COALITION FORCES STRIKE AAA SITE June 5, 2001 -- In response to recent Iraqi hostile acts against Coalition aircraft monitoring the Southern No-Fly Zone, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH Coalition aircraft used precision-guided weapons today to strike an anti-aircraft artillery site in southern Iraq at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT.
  • RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 4, Number 19 Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty 1 June 2001 -- UN SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATES 'SMART SANCTIONS.' / NATO MINISTERS CONSIDER MODIFYING SANCTIONS / CABINET RESHUFFLE IN BAGHDAD / GLOBALIZATION MAGNIFIES IRAQ'S REGIONAL DIFFERENCES / ALGERIAN ENERGY MINISTER IN BAGHDAD / JORDAN TO RETURN IRAQI PLANES / SENIOR TURKISH DIPLOMAT TO VISIT BAGHDAD / TATARSTAN TO SELL HEAVY VEHICLES TO IRAQ / UKRAINIAN TRADE WITH IRAQ INCREASES / KURDS DEMAND POLITICAL GUARANTEES / TALABANI PRAISES IRAN FOR ITS SUPPORT OF KURDS



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