07 July 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 07 Jul 2005 [PDF]
- 11 Reported Killed In Iraq Car Bombings RFE/RL 07 Jul 2005 -- Reports from Iraq say at least 11 people have been killed and 19 others injured in the explosion of two car bombs in Jbala, near Hilla south of Baghdad.
- Iraqi, U.S. Soldiers Hunt for Terrorist Cells AFPS 07 Jul 2005 -- U.S. and Iraqi soldiers conducted a cordon-and-search mission in the early-morning hours of July 6 to search for terrorist cells in western Baghdad.
- Iraqi, US forces detain more than 60 terrorists Army News 07 Jul 2005 -- Iraqi and US Soldiers detained 19 terrorists in Baghdad, cleared a weapons cache there, and also detained 48 insurgents in northern Iraq on July 5-6.
- Secretary Refutes Claims Military Stuck in Quagmire in Iraq AFPS 07 Jul 2005 -- America is not losing the war on terror, nor is the U.S. military stuck in a quagmire in Iraq as media reports have suggested, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said this week, speaking on two Midwestern radio talk shows.
- Annan strongly condemns murder of Egyptian envoy to Iraq UN News Centre 07 Jul 2005 -- Condemning the murder of Egypt's Ambassador to Iraq, Ihab al-Sherif, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on Iraqi authorities to "do everything possible" to apprehend those responsible and bring them to justice those.
- Ranking Iraqi General Reflects on Year of Progress AFPS 07 Jul 2005 -- A little more than a year ago, the 2nd Battalion of the Iraqi Intervention Force made its way through the streets of Baghdad, Iraq, hunting insurgents.
- Iraqi Kurds seek greater UN development assistance UN News Centre 07 Jul 2005 -- Iraqi Kurds are seeking further United Nations assistance in the development of the Kurdistan region of the country.
- Iraqi President: Constitution Will Be Ready On Time RFE/RL 07 Jul 2005 -- Iraqi President Jalal Talabani told hundreds of Shi'ite clerics today that a draft of the country's new constitution would be completed by next month's deadline.
- Iraq: UN Says Kuwait War Claims Now a Bilateral Matter RFE/RL 07 Jul 2005 -- The spokesman for the UN compensation commission on Iraq says the country's huge war debts to Kuwait are now primarily a matter of bilateral talks between the two neighbors.
- IRAQ: Water supply held back by lack of investment and insurgency IRIN 07 Jul 2005 -- The Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) has said there is a lack of investment in Iraq's ailing water supply system, estimating that US $15 billion will be required to put things right.
- Egypt Asks UN To Condemn Killing of Envoy in Iraq VOA 07 Jul 2005 -- Egypt has angrily denounced the killing of its ambassador in Baghdad and vowed to continue its support for Iraq.
- Iraq: Al-Qaeda Says It Has Killed Egyptian Envoy RFE/RL 07 Jul 2005 -- Iraq's Al-Qaeda group says it has killed Egypt's top envoy whom it had kidnapped several days ago. The group accused ambassador Ihab al-Sharif of being "allied to Jews and Christians." Meanwhile, top Muslim scholars have condemned assassinations carried out in the name of Islam.
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