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Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)


03 July 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
Foreign Reactions
News Reports

Current Operations

  • Fire destroys helicopter MNF-I 03 Jul 2005 -- On July 2, in the vicinity of Camp Ramadi , a CH-47 assigned to Multi-National Forces - Iraq , caught fire on the ground while conducting routine resupply operations.

Deployments

US Policy

  • US Attorney General Visits Iraq VOA News 03 Jul 2005 -- President Bush's attorney general, the head of the U.S. Justice Department, has arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit to show support for the Iraqi government.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Christians In Iraq Face Threats From All Sides RFE/RL 03 Jul 2005 -- As Iraqis work to draft a permanent constitution that may deem Islam a source of legislation for the country, the Christian community faces the prospect of a life where they may worship freely, but will have little representation or benefits from government.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Egyptian Envoy to Iraq Kidnapped in Baghdad VOA 03 Jul 2005 -- In another blow to Iraqi efforts to restore international confidence in the struggling country, gunmen in Iraq have kidnapped an Egyptian diplomat, widely expected to be the country's first Arab ambassador since the Iraqi interim government was formed in April.
  • Top Egyptian Diplomat Kidnapped In Baghdad RFE/RL 03 Jul 2005 -- Egypt's top diplomat in Iraq has been kidnapped in Baghdad just weeks after arriving in the war-torn country.



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