28 July 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 28 Jul 2005 [PDF]
- TWO TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIERS KILLED BY IED
- ONE TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED, FIVE WOUNDED BY IED
- SOLDIER DIES FOLLOWING ACCIDENT AT CAMP TAQADDUM
- Two Soldiers Killed by IED, One Dies in Accident AFPS 28 Jul 2005 -- Two Task Force Baghdad soldiers were killed July 27 when their patrol struck an improvised explosive device in northern Baghdad, military officials in Baghdad announced today.
- Task Force Freedom detains 29 terror suspects MNF-I 28 Jul 2005 -- Task Force Freedom Soldiers detained 29 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq July 27 and 28.
- Detainee dies at Camp Bucca MNF-I 28 Jul 2005 -- A 30-year-old male security detainee at Camp Bucca died July 27 as a result of renal failure and other organ failure due to chronic malaria.
- Troop Reductions to Be Conditions-Based, Coalition Spokesman Says AFPS 28 Jul 2005 -- Any reduction of U.S. troops in Iraq will be based strictly on security conditions in the country and the readiness of Iraqi forces to conduct independent operations, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesman in Baghdad said today.
- Army reimburses more than $1 million to Iraq reconstruction Army News 28 Jul 2005 -- To provide fiscal reconstruction support in Iraq, the Army presented its first reimbursement payment July 25.
- U.S. General Says Insurgents Employing Losing Strategy RFE/RL 28 Jul 2005 -- The top U.S. military commander in Iraq, General George Casey, says the insurgency has a "no-win" strategy by becoming more violent and focusing its attacks on civilians.
- U.S. Condemns Slaying of Algerian Diplomats in Iraq Washington File 28 Jul 2005 -- The United States has condemned the killing of Algerian diplomats Ali Belaroussi and Assedine Belkadi in Iraq.
- Officials Report to Congress on Funding for Iraqi Insurgents Washington File 28 Jul 2005 -- A senior U.S. intelligence officer says that some terrorist and insurgent groups in Iraq have enough financing to continue "indefinitely" their current level of anti-Coalition violence.
- UN reparations panel pays out nearly $200 million for Iraq invasion of Kuwait UN News Centre 28 Jul 2005 -- The United Nations Compensation Commission paying damages to those who suffered during Iraq's 1990 invasion and occupation of Kuwait today announced the disbursement of nearly $200 million, bringing the total paid out to date to about $19.4 billion.
- Iraq's Constitutional Panel Calls for Summit VOA 28 Jul 2005 -- With an August 15th deadline looming for an Iraqi draft constitution, the committee writing the charter has asked leaders of various religious factions and political blocs to hold an emergency summit in Baghdad
- Iraq: Draft Constitutions Signal Loss Of Rights RFE/RL 28 Jul 2005 -- At least two unofficial versions of Iraq's draft constitution have been leaked to the press in recent days, leaving many to speculate on what the future holds for Iraqi citizens in terms of individual and minority rights.
- IRAQ: Fears grow for women's rights as deadline looms for constitution draft IRIN 28 Jul 2005 -- As the August deadline for completion of the Iraqi constitution nears, there are continuing calls for delegates to include provisions protecting women's rights in the family and society more generally.
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