02 May 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 02 May 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- Unexploded ordnance destroyed in As Sindiyah MNF-I/MNC-I 02 May 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers found and destroyed a large amount of unexploded ordnance, or UXO, in As Sindiyah in Diyala Province on May 1.
- Five suspected terrorists detained in Samarra MNF-I/MNC-I 02 May 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers detained five suspected terrorists during a raid in Samarra May 1 at about 3:40 p.m.
- Search operation within Multinational Division Central-South area of responsibility MNF-I/MNC-I 02 May 2005 -- On May 2, Operation BLAST-2 was completed. BLAST-2, conducted by Soldiers from 1st Battle Combat Team, occurred about 60 kilometers west of Diwaniyah City.
- Latest Round of Violence in Iraq Claims More Than 120 Lives VOA 02 May 2005 -- At lease 123 people have died in Iraq since the announcement of a new government late last week. The latest violence appears to be targeting Iraqi security forces.
- Militants Target Baghdad With Bomb Attacks RFE/RL 02 May 2005 -- Militants in Iraq detonated three car bombs in the Iraqi capital today, killing at least eight people
- Moving tents eases with ingenuity AFPN 02 May 2005 -- Airmen with the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron used their ingenuity when they were asked to move a neighborhood of tents more than a mile.
- Multi-national forces compete in Ali Olympics Army News 02 May 2005 -- As Coalition forces work together fighting the war on terror, fun usually takes a back seat to the missions at hand, but all that changed for a day April 18 in Talil, Iraq.
- Army Updates Detainee Operations Information Army News Release 02 May 2005 -- The Army continued its effort to keep the public informed concerning detainee operations by releasing documents today pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) litigation with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
- Abu Ghraib Prison Guard Pleads Guilty to Abuse Charges VOA 02 May 2005 -- At Fort Hood, in Texas, a US military judge has accepted a guilty plea agreement for US Army Private First Class Lynndie England, who appeared in many of the most graphic photographs of prisoner abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison last year.
- UN envoy stresses importance of engaging Iraqis in constitution drafting process UN News Centre 02 May 2005 -- With senior officials from Iraq's neighbouring countries gathered for a meeting in Istanbul, Turkey, the top United Nations Envoy for Iraq has stressed the importance of a constitution-drafting process that engages the Iraqi population in the final outcome.
- Secretary-General 'appalled' by deadly wave of bombings in Iraq UN News Centre 02 May 2005 -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today condemned the wave of bombings and other attacks that have reportedly killed more than 100 Iraqis and wounded twice that many since Friday in what he called an apparent effort to undermine the newly established government.
- Iraq: Hostage Takers Put Pressure On Australia RFE/RL 02 May 2005 -- Iraqi insurgents are demanding Australian and other foreign troops pull out of Iraq as the price for sparing the life of an Australian hostage. The Australian government says its foreign policy cannot be dictated by terrorists. The hostage drama comes amid a resurgence of violence in Iraq.
- Italian Report Due on American Shooting VOA 02 May 2005 -- Italy is to publish its own conclusions on the killing of intelligence officer Nicola Calipari, who died under American fire at a checkpoint in Baghdad on March Fourth. The United States released its report Saturday, clearing American soldiers of responsibility in the killing.
- Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 02 May 2005
- RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 8, Number 14 02 May 2005 -- IRAQ'S TRANSITIONAL CABINET ANNOUNCED AFTER WEEKS OF POLITICAL WRANGLING / CORRUPTION RESTRICTS DEVELOPMENT IN IRAQI KURDISTAN / RFI REPORTS ON IRAQI WOMEN / LIST OF TRANSITIONAL CABINET MEMBERS
- IRAQ: Calls for compensation after mass grave discovery IRIN 02 May 2005 -- Human rights activists have called for justice and compensation for families of victims found in one of the biggest mass graves so far discovered in Iraq.
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