Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
19 October 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 19 Oct 2005 [PDF]
- ONE SOLDIER KILLED AND TWO SOLDIERS WOUNDED BY IED ATTACK
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- TASK FORCE LIBERTY SOLDIER KILLED, FOUR WOUNDED IN VEHICLE FIRE
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Tip leads Task Force Liberty to cache in Diyala Province MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers followed a civilian tip to a cache of 85 anti-tank mines near Hamrin in Diyala Province at about 4:15 p.m. Oct. 18.
- 'Makos' in sky help warriors on ground AFPN 19 Oct 2005 -- The sky above Balad Air Base was thick with dust and sand when four F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots completed another mission in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
- Soldier Killed; Iraq Operations Net Weapons, Suspects AFPS 19 Oct 2005 -- A U.S. soldier was killed and two others were wounded in a roadside-bomb during a combat logistics patrol Oct. 18 near Iskandariyah, Iraq, military officials reported.
- Iraqi Insurgents Kill 19, Kidnap British Reporter RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- Insurgents in Iraqi staged a series of attacks today, killing 19 people.
- Army sends riot-control kits to Iraq, Afghanistan Army News 19 Oct 2005 -- The first shipment of 68 special sets of non-lethal riot and crowd control items should now be in the hands of U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to Kevin T. Wong, an official with the Office of Project Manager for Close Combat Systems here who oversees the program.
- Al Qaeda in Iraq bomb makers foiled and detained MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Multi-National Force-Iraq has determined three suspects captured after an incident at a Coalition Checkpoint in Anay, northwest of Hadithah Oct. 9 are al Qaeda in Iraq vehicle bomb makers.
- Al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist cell meeting site destroyed MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Coalition forces destroyed a terrorist safe house Oct. 18 in Karabilah where two al Qaeda in Iraq terror cells were attempting to meet and reorganize following successful Coalition operations.
- Multi-National Force-Iraq trains Soldiers in Al Anbar MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Special operations personnel from both the U.S. Navy and Army finished several weeks of training for the Iraqi Army's newest soldiers just outside Camp Fallujah Oct. 6.
- Citizens' tips help Soldiers find weapons cache, bombs MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi security forces and Task Force Baghdad Soldiers captured a terror suspect in south Baghdad, seized a weapons cache in west Baghdad, and stopped eight terrorist bomb attacks during combat operations Oct. 18.
- Iraqi, U.S. forces capture 19 terror suspects, weapons MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi and Coalition Forces conducted 42 raids and searches in and around Baghdad that netted 19 terror suspects and two weapons caches Oct. 16 through Oct. 18.
- U.S. Soldiers stop bombs before they explode MNF-I 19 Oct 2005 -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers found and destroyed terrorists' bombs and weapons caches during combat operations Oct. 19 in and around various Baghdad districts.
- US Auditors Say Violence in Iraq Hinders Reconstruction VOA 19 Oct 2005 -- U.S. government auditors say continuing violence in Iraq, and rising costs associated with it, continue to hamper reconstruction, as lawmakers renewed criticisms of government oversight of spending there.
- U.S.: Security Risks Threatening Iraqi Reconstruction RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- The special U.S. government inspector for Iraqi reconstruction says many rebuilding projects may have to be abandoned because of high security costs.
- Rice Outlines Iraq Victory Strategy On Capitol Hill AFPS 19 Oct 2005 -- The coming year should witness more Iraqi security forces taking on insurgents and securing territory as a lasting democratic system is established, the senior U.S. diplomat told a Senate panel here today.
- Rice Outlines Iraq 'Victory Strategy' VOA 19 Oct 2005 -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Senators Wednesday the United States will deploy new civil-military reconstruction teams in Iraq as part of a strategy for victory over the insurgency there
- Saddam Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Postponed in Baghdad VOA 19 Oct 2005 -- Iraq's long-time dictator Saddam Hussein went on trial Wednesday for mass murder along with seven subordinates.
- Saddam Hussein's Trial Begins in Baghdad AFPS 19 Oct 2005 -- Saddam Hussein is getting something he didn't give his victims - a fair trial.
- Iraq: Hussein Pleads Not Guilty Before Court Adjourns RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- Saddam Hussein pleaded not guilty as he appeared in court today on the first day of his trial.
- Iraq: Hussein, Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty In Chaotic First Day Of Trial RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- The Iraqi Special Tribunal convened on 19 October to try former dictator Saddam Hussein and seven other defendants for crimes against humanity related to the killing of 146 Iraqis and the arrest and deportation of 1,500 more following a failed assassination attempt against Hussein in the town of Al-Dujayl in 1982
- Hussein Trial Begins In Baghdad RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- Ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein today appeared in a courtroom in Baghdad to go on trial for alleged crimes against humanity.
- Hussein Pleads Not Guilty To Crimes Against Humanity RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- Ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein today pleaded not guilty to charges of crimes against humanity.
- Saddam Hussein's Trial Adjourns RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- The court trying ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein on charges of crimes against humanity started the trial today and then adjourned the case until 28 November.
- Saddam Hussein, 7 Subordinates on Trial in Baghdad VOA 19 Oct 2005 -- Iraq's long-time dictator Saddam Hussein went on trial for mass murder along with seven subordinates, but the deposed strongman, who faces the death penalty if convicted, immediately challenged the court. After hearing the charges the court adjourned until November 28.
- IRAQ: Saddam Hussein goes on trial, but some still support him IRIN 19 Oct 2005 -- Deposed president Saddam Hussein went on trial on Wednesday for causing the death of hundreds of thousands of his fellow Iraqis during 24 years of brutal rule.
- Iraqi Officials Conduct Audit, Amid Questions of Voting Irregularities VOA 19 Oct 2005 -- Iraqi election officials are investigating what appears to be unusually high numbers of "yes" votes from Saturday's constitutional referendum, but say the audit does not mean there were voting irregularities
- Iraq: The Al-Dujayl Massacre RFE/RL 19 Oct 2005 -- Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and seven of his associates went on trial on 19 October on charges of crimes against humanity for the regime's role in the deaths of 143 residents from the town of Al-Dujayl, and the imprisonment of 1,500 others following a botched assassination attempt against Hussein there on 8 July 1982.
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