Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
06 August 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 06 Aug 2004 [PDF]
- TWO MARINES KILLED IN ACTION IN AN NAJAF PROVINCE
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- IRAQ WRAP VOA 06 Aug 2004 -- Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric flew to London Friday for treatment for a heart condition. In central and southern Iraq, U.S. forces clashed for a second day with militia loyal to another Shi'ite cleric. The U.S. military says some 300 militants have been killed in two days of fighting.
- IRAQ/SHIA VOA 06 Aug 2004 -- A second day of fierce fighting has broken out in southern and central parts of Iraq. A two-month-old truce between followers of a radical Shia cleric and coalition troops appears to have evaporated. In the city of Najaf, the U.S. military estimates it has killed 300 militants over the past two days. Heavy fighting has also been raging in the streets of an impoverished Baghdad neighborhood, where Health Ministry officials say at least 19 people have been killed since Thursday.
- 16 Soldiers Wounded in Four Attacks MNF-I/MNC-I 06 Aug 2004 -- Sixteen Task Force Baghdad Soldiers were wounded here in four separate attacks by anti-Iraqi forces that occurred over a six-hour period Aug. 5.
- Fierce Fighting Escalates In Iraq RFE/RL 06 Aug 2004 -- A week of increasing violence in Iraq has culminated with fierce clashes across central and southern Iraq between the Imam Al-Mahdi Army of Shi'a cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and U.S., British, and Italian forces.
- IRAQ: NATO starts training IRIN 06 Aug 2004 -- The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has announced that it has sent a training mission to Iraq, following discussions surrounding this issue at its annual conference held in the Turkish commercial capital, Istanbul in July.
- AL-DHARI RELEASED TO IRAQI AUTHORITIES CENTCOM 06 Aug 2004 -- The son of the information director for the Association of Muslim Scholars who was detained Monday following a rocket-propelled grenade attack against Multi-National Forces was released to the Iraqi authorities today.
- Al-Sistani Heading To London For Heart Treatment RFE/RL 06 Aug 2004 -- Iraq's leading Shi'a cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, is today on his way to London for heart treatment.
- RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 7, Number 29 06 Aug 2004 -- MILITANTS APPEAR TO BE SUCCEEDING IN THEIR MISSION TO DRIVE OUT COMPANIES / CHRISTIANS TARGETED IN IRAQ / IRANIAN FOREIGN MINISTRY WARNS IRAQIS ABOUT COMMENTS / SUPPORT FOR SAUDI INITIATIVE LESS THAN ENTHUSIASTIC / MILITARY INVESTIGATOR TELLS COURT ABU GHURAYB ABUSE 'FOR FUN.' / NATO MEMBERS REACH CONSENSUS ON IRAQ TRAINING / RADIO FREE IRAQ INTERVIEWS FU'AD MA'SUM ON POSTPONEMENT OF NATIONAL CONFERENCE
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