06 September 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 06 Sep 2005 [PDF]
- TASK FORCE FREEDOM SOLDIER KILLED IN IED ATTACK
- 2 TASK FORCE BAGHDAD SOLDIERS KILLED
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- SOLDIER KILLED BY IED
- Three Soldiers Killed in IED Attacks; Enemy Safe House Destroyed AFPS 06 Sep 2005 -- Three U.S. soldiers were killed in improvised-explosive-device-attacks in two different areas of Iraq since Sept. 5, military officials reported.
- Air strikes near Karabilah MNF-I 06 Sep 2005 -- At approximately 12:35 a.m. Sept. 6 Coalition Forces conducted a limited air strike on small bridges known to be used by terrorists to move foreign fighters and equipment across the Euphrates River Valley to the larger cities of central Iraq .
- Foreign fighter safehouse destroyed MNF-I 06 Sep 2005 -- Elements from Multi-National Forces detained three foreign fighters and killed two others during a raid on a foreign fighter safehouse in the Karabilah area Sept. 6.
- Abu Ghraib IED cell captured MNF-I 06 Sep 2005 -- On Sept. 2 Multi-National Forces captured members of a terror cell who made and emplaced improvised explosive devices in and around the Abu Ghraib area.
- More terrorists taken off the streets in northern Iraq MNF-I 06 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Freedom detained 11 terrorists Sept. 5 in a number of operations in northern Iraq .
- US Jets Destroy 2 Euphrates River Bridges Used by Insurgents VOA 06 Sep 2005 -- The U.S. military in Iraq says coalition forces have destroyed two bridges across the Euphrates River in western al-Anbar province to prevent insurgents from using them to move fighters and munitions to major cities.
- Kearsarge ESG Completes MSO as Part of U.S. 5th Fleet Navy NewsStand 06 Sep 2005 -- The Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) completed its Maritime Security Operations (MSO) as part of the U.S. 5th Fleet as it passed through the Suez Canal, and exited into the Mediterranean Sea Aug. 30.
- US Military Can Handle Iraq and Storm Relief, Rumsfeld Says Washington File 06 Sep 2005 -- The U.S. military has "the forces, the capabilities and the intention" to fight the global War on Terror and simultaneously deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says.
- UN Panel Finds Widespread Corruption in Oil-For-Food program VOA 06 Sep 2005 -- A year-long investigation of the U.N.-run oil-for-food program has concluded that the operation was riddled with corruption and inefficiency.
- Nine more Iraqi WMD sites have been cleaned, says UN inspectors UN News Centre 06 Sep 2005 -- The United Nations commission that was in charge of disarming Iraq of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) said that nine more sites subject to its monitoring have been cleaned to varying degrees since May of this year, bringing the total of such sites cleaned to 118.
- JORDAN-SYRIA: Iraqis in Syria and Jordan divided over constitution IRIN 06 Sep 2005 -- The debate over the newly completed draft constitution among Iraqis in Jordan and Syria, both hosting large communities of Iraqi expatriates, reflects the existing rifts among the country's divided religious and ethnic groups.
- Iraqi Shi'ites and Sunni Leaders Try To Close the Wounds After Last Month's Bridge Accident VOA 06 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi Shi'ite and Kurdish government leaders met briefly with Sunni leaders Tuesday evening near a bridge in the predominantly Sunni district of Adhamiya in a show of unity between the communities
- IRAQ: Sunnis donate blood for Shi’ite stampede victims IRIN 06 Sep 2005 -- Sunni religious leaders have called on their followers to donate blood for Shi’ite victims of the tragic stampede in Baghdad last week.
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