Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
26 November 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- 31 MEU Detains 5 Insurgents in Western Iraq MNF-I/MNC-I 26 Nov 2004 -- Elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit detained five individuals as well as finding a small weapons cache during a raid in the city of Hadithah on the morning of Nov. 26.
- U.S. Troops Find More Bodies In Mosul RFE/RL 26 Nov 2004 -- U.S. troops fighting insurgents in Mosul found another 15 bodies, and a military spokesman said today that the killings are part of a "continued campaign" to spread fear into the public.
- Fallujah Update: Insurgent Chemical/Explosives Weapons Laboratory Multi National Forces-Iraq via Combined Press Information Center 26 Nov 2004 -- "On 23 November 2004, Iraqi and coalition forces discovered an insurgent laboratory in Fallujah including chemicals and equipment necessary to produce rudimentary chemical weapons capable of creating poisonous gases and explosives used in improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The site may have served as a testing and research area for construction of improvised chemical devices (ICDs) and/or routine production facility for explosives used in IEDs. " [PPT 1.42MB]
- IRAQ / ELECTIONS VOA 26 Nov 2004 -- Several political groups in Iraq are calling for the postponement of national elections, scheduled for January 30th. The parties, mostly Sunni Muslim, Kurdish and secular groups, cited security concerns as their reason for calling for the delay.
- IRAQ: Insecurity adds to huge southern demining task IRIN 26 Nov 2004 -- //Att. Subscribers, this report is part of a comprehensive set of features, background reports, interviews and other resources on landmine-related issues titled 'IRIN Web Special on Humanitarian Mine Action, published ahead of the 2004 Nairobi Summit on a Mine Free World.'//
- IRAQ: IRCS delivered aid to Fallujah IRIN 26 Nov 2004 -- After more than two weeks of conflict inside Fallujah, 60km from the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, the Iraq Red Crescent Society (IRCS) delivered aid to the heart of the city on Thursday.
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