Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
30 June 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 30 Jun 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Transcript: BRIEFING BY U.S. AIR FORCE BRIGADIER GENERAL DONALD ALSTON, DIRECTOR, STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS, MULTINATIONAL FORCE IRAQ MNF-I 30 Jun 2005
- Operation Sword continues in Hit MNF-I 30 Jun 2005 --Marines, Sailors and Soldiers from Regimental Combat Team-2, comprised of elements of 2nd Marine Regiment and 2nd Brigade Combat Team of the 2nd Marine Division along with Iraq Security Forces continue conducting security operations along the Euphrates River between the cities of Haditha and Hit.
- Insurgents Changed Tactics After Fallujah Fight, General Says AFPS 30 Jun 2005 -- Insurgents in Iraq are increasingly employing suicide bombers and roadside explosives and not engaging U.S. and coalition forces in stand-up battles like the one at Fallujah last fall, a senior U.S. military officer said in Baghdad today.
- Airmen defend inside the wire AFPN 30 Jun 2005 -- One group of Airmen here enables local and third-country nationals to work here, which helps Kirkuk officials reduce military manpower needed and provide security to thousands of residents.
- Car Bombs Becoming Signature Weapon of Iraq Insurgency VOA 30 Jun 2005 -- In the past three months, Iraq has witnessed some of the worst violence since the fall of dictator Saddam Hussein in April, 2003. Car bombings have killed nearly 600 people and wounded 17-hundred more.
- Task Force Freedom detains more terror suspects MNF-I 30 Jun 2005 -- Task Force Freedom detained four terror suspects in a number of operations in northern Iraq June 29.
- Coalition Forces release Sheikh MNF-I 30 Jun 2005 -- Coalition Forces released Sheikh Daher Khamis al-Dhari on June 29 after detaining him earlier in the day during a raid west of Baghdad .
- Weapons cache found MNF-I 30 Jun 2005 -- Iraqi citizens assisted Coalition forces in finding more than 4,000 pounds of high explosives, near Kirkuk Air Base over the past two days in two separate incidents.
- UN war reparations body for Iraq invasion of Kuwait completes main work UN News Centre 30 Jun 2005 -- Completing 12 years of its work processing the claims of those who suffered damages during Iraq's 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait, the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) today awarded nearly $367 million to successful claimants, bringing the total it has awarded to about $52.5 billion.
- UN Closes Chapter on Gulf War Claims Process VOA 30 Jun 2005 -- The U.N. Compensation Commission that oversees the 1991 Gulf War reparations, has awarded more than 360-million dollars for claims of losses by thousands of individuals and environmental claims by six governments.
- Blair Says Stay The Course In Iraq RFE/RL30 Jun 2005 -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair says it is "vitally important" for U.S.-led coalition forces to remain in Iraq until, in his words, "the job is done" and insurgents and terrorists are defeated.
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