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28 February 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Stryker Brigade soldiers collect weapons in northern Iraq CENTCOM Release 28 Feb 2004-- Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), under the operational control of Task Force Olympia, recovered several caches of weapons in northern Iraq Friday.
  • Task Force Olympia detains suspects, uncovers explosive device in northern Iraq CENTCOM Release 28 Feb 2004-- Soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) under the operational control of Task Force Olympia in conjunction with Iraqi Police in Mosul detained personnel suspected of anticoalition activities in northern Iraq earlier today.

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Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraq Urges Donors To Disburse $4 Billion RFE/RL 28 Feb 2004 -- Iraq issued an urgent appeal at a donors conference in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) today for donor countries to disburse $4 billion.
  • Official: Iraqi Council Won't Pass Constitution In Time RFE/RL 28 Feb 2004 -- A coalition official said today that the Iraqi Governing Council is unlikely to meet a midnight deadline to approve an interim constitution.
  • Iraq Unikely To Meet Deadline For Temporary Law RFE/RL 28 Feb 2004 -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed Governing Council is due to meet today in an effort to meet a midnight deadline for drafting a temporary law to govern the country until the adoption of a new constitution.
  • IRAQ/POLITICS VOA 28 Feb 2004 -- Members of the Iraqi Governing Council are trying to work out their differences over the draft of an interim constitution and the shape of the government that is due to take power at the end of June.
  • IRAQ/DONORS VOA 28 Feb 2004 -- Representatives from some 40 donor countries financing Iraq's reconstruction program open a two-day meeting in Abu Dhabi Saturday. Iraqi officials are asking the donors to speed up the distribution of about 33 billion dollars that was pledged last year.

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