21 September 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 21 Sep 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Terrorists Use Children as Shields; Child Dies in Firefight AFPS 21 Sep 2005 -- One child was killed and another was injured when terrorists used them as human shields during coalition forces raids of three terrorist safe houses Sept. 20 in Mosul, Iraq's third largest city, officials in Baghdad reported today.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers find unexploded ordnance in Kirkuk MNF-I 21 Sep 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers conducting operations in rural fields and ruins outside of Kirkuk discovered several weapons caches around 7:00 a.m., Sept. 21.
- Army helicopter down in northwest Iraq MNF-I 21 Sep 2005 -- An AH-64 Apache helicopter conducted a precautionary landing due to mechanical failure approximately 50 kilometers south of Mosul.
- Terrorists use children as shields MNF-I 21 Sep 2005 -- One child was killed and another injured when terrorists used them as human shields during Coalition forces raids of three terrorist safe houses Sept. 20.
- Coalition forces capture driver of key al Qaida leader MNF-I 21 Sep 2005 -- Coalition forces captured Abdul Ghafur Yahiyah Abdullah al Abdullah (aka Abu Nur), a known terrorist who served as a driver for two key al Qaida in Iraq leaders, in Mosul Sept. 6.
- Al Qaida in Iraq Emir killed in Haditha MNF-I 21 Sep 2005 -- Coalition forces raided a terrorist safe house in the city of Haditha Sept. 18, resulting in the death of Shehab Hamed (aka Abu Ali), a known al Qaida in Iraq senior military Emir, and the capture of another terrorist.
- Syria Fails To Stop Terrorists Entering Iraq, U.S. and Iraq Say Washington File 21 Sep 2005 -- U.S. and Iraqi envoys to the United Nations September 21 singled out Syria as the major source of terrorists entering Iraq.
- Commentary: Is Iraq another Vietnam? Army News 21 Sep 2005 -- There are a number of professionals in Iraq today who are qualified to answer the question: Is Iraq another Vietnam? They are men who served in Vietnam and are now helping rebuild Iraq.
- UN envoy says Iraqi responsibility for security and transition crucial UN News Centre 21 Sep 2005 -- Whatever happens in the next steps in Iraq's transition to democracy, in the long term it was crucial that Iraqis take ownership of the political process and the maintenance of security in their country, the top envoy of the United Nations in Iraq told the Security Council today.
- IRAQ: Power supply improves in the capital IRIN 21 Sep 2005 -- Residents of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, have welcomed an improvement in the supply of power after nearly five months of unpredictable outages.
- Jaafari, Reid to Discuss British Military Raid on Basra Prison VOA 21 Sep 2005 -- Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari meets with Britain's Defense Minister John Reid in London Wednesday, to discuss this week's clash between Iraqi police and British troops in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.
- Britain, Iraq Say Basra Raid Will Not Tarnish Relations VOA 21 Sep 2005 -- Britain and Iraq say a confrontation between British troops and Iraqi police this week that sparked riots that killed two Iraqis will not affect their relations.
- Iraq: Kurdistan Election Official Confident About Referendum Security RFE/RL 21 Sep 2005 -- On 19 September, Radio Free Iraq (RFI) correspondent Shamal Ramadan interviewed Kamal Ghambar, head of the Irbil office of the Iraqi High Independent Election Commission
- IRAQ: Displaced families return to devastated Talafar IRIN 21 Sep 2005 -- Nearly 1,500 displaced Iraqi families have returned to the northern city of Talafar after Coalition forces ended an operation to rout insurgents hiding there, but the returnees said dozens of their homes had been totally destroyed.
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