Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
20 June 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 20 Jun 2005 [PDF]
- MARINE KILLED IN KARABILAH
- 1ST COSCOM SOLDIER KILLED BY IED
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- Attacks In Iraq Kill Over 30 RFE/RL 20 Jun 2005 -- More than 30 people have been reported killed in the latest series of insurgent attacks in Iraq.
- Predator provides close-air support to embattled Marines in Iraq AFPN 20 Jun 2005 -- An MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle destroyed an anti-Iraqi forces mortar launch site near Al Qaim on June 18 while assisting Marines under enemy fire.
- CENTCOM Report, June 20: Iraq Update Washington File 20 Jun 2005 -- Iraqi security forces have been working alongside U.S. counterparts to carry out two major anti-insurgency operations.
- Soldier, Marine Killed in Iraq; Soldiers Capture 24 Terror Suspects AFPS 20 Jun 2005 -- Two U.S. servicemembers died in recent days in operations in Iraq, military officials in Baghdad said.
- Iraqi, Coalition Forces Kill, Capture Terrorists, Seize Weapons AFPS 20 Jun 2005 -- Iraqi security forces and multinational forces killed two terrorists, detained 17 terror suspects, and seized a large cache of weapons in northern Iraq June 19, military officials said today.
- CROWS keeps gunners out of harms way Army News 20 Jun 2005 -- Soldiers of Forward Operating Base O'Ryan, Troop K, Task Force 1-128 have instituted new measures to ensure the safety of their gunners from enemy combatants during vehicle-led patrols.
- Task Force Baghdad nabs weapons, suspected terrorists Army News 20 Jun 2005 -- Three Iraqi citizens helped save countless lives when they reported information to Iraqi Security Forces and Task Force Baghdad Soldiers regarding large weapons caches and three men allegedly planning a terrorist attack in the capital.
- Iraqi judge killed, 45 detained over weekend in Mosul Army News 20 Jun 2005 -- An Iraqi judge was killed this weekend in Mosul, Iraq, and Coalition Forces detained 45 individuals and confiscated 7 weapons caches.
- U.S. Soldiers capture terrorists in north and south Baghdad MNF-I 20 Jun 2005 -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers captured 23 terror suspects during early-morning combat operations in the capitol June 20.
- President, EU Leaders Affirm Commitment in Iraq AFPS 20 Jun 2005 -- The upcoming international summit on support for Iraq sends "an important signal for people to hear loud and clear," President Bush said today during a news conference in the East Room of the White House.
- UN helps Iraq clear 500 kilometres of land of deadly unexploded mines UN News Centre 20 Jun 2005 -- Nearly 500 square kilometres in Iraq have been cleared of landmines over the past year thanks to United Nations-backed efforts to rid the country of potentially deadly unexploded remnants of war, most of them seeded in densely populated regions in the centre and south, the world body announced today.
- Iraq: Australian Former Hostage Apologizes For Statements During Captivity RFE/RL 20 Jun 2005 -- An Australian hostage rescued from insurgents in Iraq on 15 June has returned to his home country. He says that during his captivity he was forced to make statements under duress that he regrets. He also says the fact he was freed by Iraqi government soldiers shows that efforts to train and field Iraqi security forces are working.
- Former Hostage In Iraq Apologizes For Statements RFE/RL 20 Jun 2005 -- An engineer who was rescued from insurgents in Iraq last week has returned to his home country of Australia and apologized for statements he made in captivity calling for the withdrawal of coalition forces from Iraq.
- RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 8, Number 20 20 Jun 2005 -- SUNNIS AGREE TO JOIN IRAQ'S CONSTITUTIONAL DRAFTING COMMITTEE / BAGHDAD WORKING WITH U.S. TO BRING INSURGENTS TO THE TABLE / U.S. SAYS KURDISH SECURITY FORCES ILLEGALLY DETAINING IRAQI ARABS, TURKOMANS / AUSTRALIAN HOSTAGE RELEASED IN IRAQ
- IRAQ: Aid agencies call for access to Karabila IRIN 20 Jun 2005 -- Aid agencies and doctors have called on Coalition forces in Iraq to allow them safe access to the village of Karabila in the west of the country, as battles between troops and insurgents continue.
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