Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
01 September 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- Theodore Roosevelt CSG Deploys Navy NewsStand 01 Sep 2005 -- The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG), with more than 7,500 Sailors, departed Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 1, in support of the global war on terrorism.
- Chafee Conducts MSO as Part of CTG 58.1 Navy NewsStand 01 Sep 2005 -- USS Chafee (DDG 90) assumed its role as part of Coalition Task Group (CTG) 58.1 to conduct maritime security operations (MSO) in the Persian Gulf Aug 13.
- NAVHOSP Bremerton Staff Heading to Kuwait Navy NewsStand 01 Sep 2005 -- Officers, hospital corpsmen, dental technicians and support staff from Naval Hospital Bremerton will move a little closer to the action Sept. 4 when a portion of its staff departs on a six-month deployment to Kuwait to provide direct medical support for combat operations in Iraq.
- Iraqi Security Forces Continue to Progress AFPS 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi security forces are continuing to show signs of progress, with the newly formed Iraqi air force completing its first significant operation this week, a military spokesman in Baghdad, Iraq, said today.
- IRAQ: Focus on problems in voter registration IRIN 01 Sep 2005 -- Organisers say they have encountered numerous obstacles in the registration process of some 16 million Iraqi people for constitution referendum on 15 October.
- Iraq Carries Out First Legal Executions in Post-Saddam Era VOA 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraq executed three convicted murderers Thursday - the first time the government has carried out the death penalty since Saddam Hussein was in power.
- Top Iraq Cleric Appeals For Unity After Stampede RFE/RL 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani appealed for national unity and restraint after the stampede tragedy, which killed nearly 1,000 Shi'ite pilgrims yesterday on a Baghdad bridge.
- Iraq: Three Days Of Mourning For 1,000 Stampede Victims RFE/RL 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraq is observing three days of mourning following Wednesday's stampede among Shi'ite pilgrims on a bridge in Baghdad that killed nearly 1,000 people.
- Questions Arising about Bridge Stampede in Baghdad VOA 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi officials say 965 Shi'ite pilgrims were killed Wednesday in a stampede on a bridge leading to a Baghdad shrine, but other Iraqi security officials, politicians, and the U.S. military in Baghdad are questioning the facts surrounding reports of the stampede in the northwest Kadhimiya district of the capital.
- Iraqis Mourn Shi'ite Pilgrims Killed in Baghdad VOA 01 Sep 2005 -- Iraqis are preparing for mass funerals for Shi'ite pilgrims killed in a stampede during a religious procession in Baghdad Wednesday.
- IRAQ: More than 1,000 killed in stampede IRIN 01 Sep 2005 -- At least a thousand people were killed on Wednesday, when Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims stampeded on a bridge spanning the Tigris River in northern Baghdad after rumors that a suicide bomber was present, officials said.
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