12 September 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 12 Sep 2005 [PDF]
- Security Forces Airmen prevent attack on Iraqi base AFPN 12 Sep 2005 -- Security forces Airmen on combat patrol interrupted insurgents as they set timers on rockets aimed at the base Sept. 11.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers Kill Terrorist Sniper AFPS 12 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Liberty soldiers killed a terrorist sniper during a Sept. 11 small-arms engagement near Samarra, Iraq, military officials reported today.
- Joint Operation Kills Or Rounds Up Hundreds In Iraq RFE/RL 12 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi troops backed by U.S. forces continued a major operation targeting suspected insurgents in an Iraqi town near the Syrian border today.
- Task Force Liberty joint operations capture terrorists and weapons MNF-I 12 Sep 2005 -- Across North-Central Iraq this past week, deliberate raids by Iraqi Security Forces and Task Force Liberty Soldiers resulted in the capture of suspected terrorists and weapons, helping secure the region for upcoming elections.
- Task Force Liberty Troops defeat terrorist sniper team in Samarra MNF-I 12 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers near Samarra responded to a sniper attack, killing a terrorist during a small-arms engagement around 4:40 p.m. Sept. 11.
- Coalition forces detain, release suspected terrorists MNF-I 12 Sep 2005 -- Approximately 2,300 suspected terrorists and insurgents were detained and 1,085 released from brigade and division-level internment facilities during August by Coalition forces assigned to Multi-National Corps - Iraq.
- U.S. Troops Tighten Grip On Iraqi Town RFE/RL 12 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi and U.S. troops tightened their grip on the insurgent Iraqi town of Tal Afar today as insurgents melted away in the face of the firepower deployed by the 10,000-strong force.
- U.S. Envoy Warns Syria To Change Pro-Terrorist Policies on Iraq Washington File 12 Sep 2005 -- Syria is the "number one offender" in the Middle East region working to impede the success of Iraq, according to U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad.
- U.S. Ambassador Calls Stakes in Iraq 'Huge,' Warns Syria AFPS 12 Sep 2005 -- The U.S. ambassador to Iraq today called the stakes in that war-torn country "huge," and said the time has come for Syria to decide whether it's in its own best interest to impede Iraq's progress.
- Possible Changes Delay Printing of Iraq Constitution VOA 12 Sep 2005 -- With less than five weeks before Iraqis are scheduled to vote in a referendum on a new draft constitution, top politicians say the document is still not ready to be presented to the public
- Iraqi Constitution Talks Continue RFE/RL 12 Sep 2005 -- A United Nations official has said that Iraqi politicians have not yet concluded negotiations on a draft constitution.
- Iraqi Premier Inspects Tal Afar Operations RFE/RL 12 Sep 2005 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'fari visited the northern town of Tal Afar today to see U.S. and Iraqi military operations to rid the area of insurgents.
- RFE/RL Iraq Report, Volume 8, Number 31 12 September 2005 -- OPERATION IN TAL AFAR A SUCCESS, BUT FOR HOW LONG? / KURDS SPONSOR TALKS WITH SUNNI ARABS ON DRAFT CONSTITUTION / SUNNI DRAFTING-COMMITTEE MEMBER TALKS ABOUT CONSTITUTION
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