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09 September 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

Deployments

  • Mobilized Customs Inspectors Return from Kuwait, Iraq Navy NewsStand 09 Sep 2005 -- Mobilized Reservists of Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force (NAVELSF) Forward Group Oscar returned to Norfolk Sept. 8 from a nearly eight-month deployment after providing support for the Department of Defense's customs inspection mission in Iraq and Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi President Thanks 'Heroes Who Came to Liberate Us' AFPS 09 Sep 2005 -- Iraq's president today thanked "all the brave American Army" for its sacrifices and losses in liberating Iraq and said his country mourns the loss of American lives in exchange for Iraq's freedom.
  • Iraqi Police Graduate From Advanced, Specialty Courses AFPS 09 Sep 2005 -- The Iraqi Police Service graduated 231 police officers from advanced and specialty courses at the Adnan Training Facility on Sept. 8.
  • Iraq's President Sees Iraqi Society "United" Washington File 09 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi President Jalal Talabani says the vocal disagreement between different ethnic and religious communities in Iraq should not be interpreted as a sign of civil discord but, rather, an indication of a healthy political environment.
  • Iraqi President Wants Long-Term US Troop Presence VOA 09 Sep 2005 -- Iraq's president says Iraq will need a small number of U.S. troops stationed in the country for the long term to deter any effort by Iraq's neighbors to interfere in its internal affairs.
  • Iraqi President Predicts Constitution Will be Approved VOA 09 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi President Jalal Talabani says he expects the country's draft constitution to be approved by voters and he says there will be no civil war even if the document is rejected.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Iraqi Troops Take Over Security At Baghdad Airport RFE/RL 09 Sep 2005 -- Iraq's government today ordered its forces to take over security duties at the Baghdad airport after a British company contracted to do that job closed the passenger terminal in a dispute over unpaid bills.
  • Baghdad Airport Closed In Row Over Unpaid Bills RFE/RL 09 Sep 2005 -- Global Strategies Group, the British company that polices Baghdad's airport, closed it to passengers today for the second time in three months due to what it says are months of unpaid bills.



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