04 October 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 04 Oct 2005 [PDF]
- ONE SOLDIER IS DEAD AS A RESULT OF GUNSHOT WOUND
- TWO SOLDIERS KILLED IN HAQLANIYAH
- II MEF SOLDIER DIES FROM IED
- II MEF MARINE KILLED IN ACTION
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Operation River Gate launched MNF-I 04 Oct 2005 -- The 2nd Marine Division launched Operation Bawwabatu Annaher, or River Gate in English, in the cities of Haditha, Haqlaniyah and Barwana Oct. 4.
- US Military Begins New Anti-Insurgency Operation in Western Iraq; 2 Killed in Baghdad Car Bombing VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- U.S. forces in Iraq have begun a new offensive against insurgents in three major towns in the Euphrates River valley, west of Baghdad.
- Task Force Baghdad Responds to Attack; Terror Suspects Captured AFPS 04 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi troops assigned to a public-order brigade and U.S. Army soldiers fought off more than 40 insurgents in southern Baghdad this morning.
- Forces strike terrorists in northern Iraq Army News 04 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi security forces and Soldiers from Task Force Freedom detained 49 suspected terrorists, killed two insurgents, injured another two, and seized weapons during operations in northern Iraq Sep. 30 - Oct. 3.
- Iraqi, U.S. Soldiers nab 78 terror suspects Army News 04 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi security forces and Task Force Baghdad Soldiers captured 78 suspected terrorists and seized eight weapons caches during operations throughout the city, from Sept. 28 to 30.
- Bush: Success in Iraq Critical in Global Terror War AFPS 04 Oct 2005 -- President Bush vowed today to work with Congress to ensure U.S. troops "have what they need to win the war on terror."
- UN / US Urge Iraq To Reconsider Electoral Rule Changes VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- The United Nations is questioning new election rules adopted by Iraq's Shi'ite and Kurdish lawmakers for this month's constitutional referendum.
- Sunnis Threaten Referendum Boycott if Rules Not Changed VOA 04 Oct 2005 -- In a blow to U.S. hopes of getting Sunni Arabs on board Iraq's political process to quell the country's insurgency, moderate Sunni leaders say their community may boycott the referendum on the country's draft constitution in 11 days.
- Copies Of Iraqi Draft Constitution Being Distributed RFE/RL 04 Oct 2005 -- The United Nations says distribution is under way of millions of copies of Iraq's draft constitution ahead of the 15 October referendum in which voters will approve or reject the document.
- 120 cars for Iraqi Police MNF-I 04 Oct 2005 -- Multi-National Division Central South handed over 120 police cars to Iraqi Police in the Babil and Diwaniyah provinces Oct. 4.
- Iraqi, Czech Presidents Meet In Prague RFE/RL 04 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has predicted during an official visit to the Czech Republic that Iraqis will approve a hotly debated draft constitution in a mid-October referendum and said that if democracy wins in Iraq, it will win elsewhere in the Middle East, CTK reported.
- IRAQ: More civilians flee al-Qaim as US offensive continues IRIN 04 Oct 2005 -- More than 900 Iraqi families have fled from the al-Qaim district near the Syrian border to escape a US military offensive against Islamic militants and the exodus is continuing, humanitarian workers in al-Qaim said.
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