Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
16 November 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 16 Nov 2004 [PDF]
- INDIRECT FIRE ATTACK KILLS ONE
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- Iraq: U.S. Searching For Rebels In Al-Fallujah As Offensive Launched In Mosul RFE/RL 16 Nov 2004 -- U.S.-led troops are continuing house-to-house searches in Al-Fallujah as unrest spreads to other parts of the Sunni Muslim region, including Iraq's third-largest city, Mosul. Reports say U.S. and Iraqi troops today launched an offensive to retake parts of northern Mosul from insurgents. Meanwhile, the U.S. military has said it is looking into whether a Marine in Al-Fallujah shot dead a seriously wounded Iraqi prisoner in violation of the laws of armed conflict.
- IRAQI ARMY CONTINUES OPERATIONS IN FALLUJAH CENTCOM 16 Nov 2004 -- The Iraqi army's 6th Battalion, 3rd Brigade conducted a cordon-and-search mission north of the city, Nov. 15, with elements from the U.S. Army's 1st Cavalry Division resulting in the detention of 17 individuals.
- FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION NEWS BRIEFS FOR NOVEMBER 16 CENTCOM 16 Nov 2004
- OFFENSIVE OPERATIONS CONTINUE AIMED AT INCREASING SECURITY IN MOSUL CENTCOM 16 Nov 2004 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multinational forces from the 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) continued offensive operations in Mosul today.
- DoD Installation Realignment in Germany Announced 15 Nov 2004 -- The Department of Defense announced today it will return three recreational facilities and portions of two housing areas to Germany, and determined that it needs to retain part of a depot previously slated for return.
- U.S., Iraqi Troops Launch Assault On Mosul RFE/RL 16 Nov 2004 -- U.S. and Iraqi forces today launched operations in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul to clear insurgents who have been active in the city during the past week.
- IRAQ / WRAP VOA 16 Nov 2004 -- American and Iraqi forces are almost entirely in control of Fallujah, after a week of fighting in which 38 American troops, six Iraqi soldiers and an estimated 12-hundred insurgents have been killed. But the military victory of Fallujah is being overshadowed by other setbacks. Violence has spread to other Iraqi cities; a US Marine is under investigation for the shooting of an unarmed and wounded Iraqi fighter; and the Iraqi Red Crescent claims civilians in Fallujah are suffering from food and medical shortages.
- Analysis: Iraqi Police Aiding Militants In Mosul Insurgency RFE/RL 16 Nov 2004 -- The growing insurgency in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul took a turn in recent days as many police in the city reportedly deserted their positions and took up arms alongside militants.
- Al-Fallujah Secured, As Fighting Spreads RFE/RL 16 Nov 2004 -- The U.S. military says its troops have secured control over the restive city of Al-Fallujah as unrest spreads to other parts of Iraq's Sunni Muslim region.
- Army Artillerymen Support Marines, Others in Operation Al Fajr AFPS 16 Nov 2004 -- While the battle against terrorists and insurgents moved from house to house through the streets of Fallujah, Iraq, a group of U.S. soldiers on the outskirts of the city rained precise destruction down on the enemy in support of the coalition's front-line fighters.
- FALLUJAH SHOOTING VOA 16 Nov 2004 -- The U.S. military has opened an investigation into whether a U.S. Marine used illegal force in the fatal shooting of a wounded and apparently unarmed Iraqi insurgent inside a mosque in Fallujah. The incident is drawing condemnation from human-rights monitors.
- POSSIBLE LAW OF ARMED CONFLICT VIOLATION UNDER INVESTIGATION CENTCOM 16 Nov 2004 -- The First Marine Division is investigating an allegation of the unlawful use of force in the death of an enemy combatant. The incident occurred in Fallujah, Iraq, during combat operations on Saturday, November 13.
- Multinational Corps Commander Discusses Progress in Iraq AFPS 16 Nov 2004 -- Coalition troops and Iraqi military forces are destroying the last pockets of resistance by insurgents and terrorists in Fallujah, Iraq, and they are beginning to clean up the city and destroy weapons caches and booby traps in the city, Army Lt. Gen. Thomas Metz said Nov. 15 during an interview here.
- IRAQ / AID WORKER VOA 16 Nov 2004 -- A videotape has surfaced in Iraq that appears to show the murder of a kidnapped humanitarian aid worker, who spent decades working to help the Iraqi people. The husband of Margaret Hassan, Iraq's director of CARE International, has made an appeal to her abductors to reveal where she is, so that if she has been killed he can give her a proper burial.
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