Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
11 May 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 11 May 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- US Offensive Continues in Western Iraq VOA 11 May 2005 -- A senior officer involved in the U.S. offensive in western Iraq says the operation was to continue through Wednesday night, using information gathered in recent days to target suspected insurgent hideouts.
- Anti-terrorist Operation COBWEB MNF-I/MNC-I 11 May 2005 -- Soldiers from Multi-National Divison Central-South conducted Operation COBWEB to find and capture anti-Iraqi forces in the north part of Wasit province from May 6 - 10.
- Security measures continue to yield weapons and terror suspects MNF-I/MNC-I 11 May 2005 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained 17 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq May 10 and May 11.
- Suicide Bombers Target Police, Civilian and Military Targets VOA 11 May 2005 -- In Iraq, violence continues as the new government starts discussing a permanent constitution. Insurgents struck at police and military targets in a series of morning attacks, while one suicide car bomber detonated his explosive-packed vehicle in a crowded civilian market.
- 'Operation Cobweb' Targets Enemy in Iraq's Wasit Province AFPS 11 May 2005 -- Coalition soldiers from Multinational Division Central-South conducted Operation Cobweb from May 6 to 10 to find and capture terrorists in the northern part of Iraq's Wasit province, military officials in Baghdad reported today.
- Al-Anbar Governor Kidnapped RFE/RL 11 May 2005 -- The governor of the volatile Al-Anbar province was kidnapped on 9 May, U.S. Lieutenant General James T. Conway told a Pentagon press briefing yesterday.
- OPERATION MATADOR CONTINUES INTO FOURTH DAY CENTCOM 11 May 2005 -- Marines, Sailors and Soldiers from Regimental Combat Team Two, 2nd Marine Division, continued combat operations in northwestern Al Anbar province May 11.
- Insurgents in Iraq Stage More Deadly Attacks VOA 11 May 2005 -- Insurgents in Iraq have struck at police and military targets in a series of morning attacks (Wednesday) that killed more than 60 people and wounded more than 100 others
- Carrier Air Wing 9 Aircraft Drop Bombs on Insurgents Navy NewsStand 11 May 2005 -- F/A-18C Hornet fighter jets from Carrier Air Wing 9, flying from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Persian Gulf, dropped six precision bombs on anti-Iraqi forces in Iraq May 8.
- VMGR-252 pilots "J" model to continued success USMC News 11 May 2005 -- In the skies over Western Iraq, 18,000 feet above troops in contact with the enemy, an F/A-18C Hornet pilot comes on the radio during an aerial refueling.
- 31st MEU says farewell 1/3, greets 2/4 USMC News 11 May 2005 -- Marines with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, ended their deployment with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit April 26, boarding planes bound for Hawaii after spending almost eight months afloat and ashore in Iraq serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- Iraq: Clash Between U.S. Congress, UN Clouds Inquiry RFE/RL 11 May 2005 -- The independent commission investigating abuses of the UN's oil-for-food program in Iraq is itself now under suspicion by several U.S. congressional bodies. Some leading U.S. lawmakers are worried that the commission is avoiding tough scrutiny of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. A dispute has also developed over congressional attempts to obtain documents from the commission. Investigations have so far found mismanagement and improper behavior by UN officials, but congressional experts believe the UN is hiding more serious abuses.
- Iraqi Media Monitoring UNAMI 11 May 2005
- Iraq Insurgency United by Opposition to US VOA 11 May 2005 -- Since the defeat of Iraq's army by a U.S.-led coalition in 2003, a shadowy group of insurgents has mounted almost daily attacks against coalition forces and their Iraqi allies. But just who are the insurgents?
- IRAQ: Tests continuing on contaminated wheat IRIN 11 May 2005 -- While tests continue on contaminated wheat flour previously included in monthly food rations for millions of Iraqis, doctors fear it may already have been consumed with possible detrimental affects on health.
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