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04 December 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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

Current Operations

  • Iraqi firefighters turn in ordnance to U.S. troops MNF-I 04 Dec 2005 -- Firefighters from the Rusafa Fire Station in east Baghdad turned over more than 200 rounds of unexploded ordnance to elements of Task Force Baghdad for destruction Dec. 1.
  • Terrorist video claiming to be attack that killed 10 Marines is false MNF-I 04 Dec 2005 -- A video posted to a terrorist website and aired by some media organizations purporting to show the improvised explosive devise attack that killed 10 U.S. Marines Dec. 1 is disinformation
  • Suspected bomb makers captured MNF-I 04 Dec 2005 -- Six terror suspects were detained in As Siniyah Dec. 2 after a concerned resident informed police about a vehicle-borne IED being built nearby.
  • Terrorist attack backfires MNF-I 04 Dec 2005 -- Army and Air Force units teamed up to crush an ill-conceived terrorist attack against an Army patrol near Balad the morning of Dec. 3.
  • U.S. Officials Label Terrorist Video As "Disinformation" AFPS 04 Dec 2005 -- U.S. military officials in Iraq today labeled a video as "disinformation" that was posted to a terrorist Web site and aired by some media showing the roadside bomb attack that killed 10 U.S. Marines on Dec. 1.
  • Iraq Car Bomb Kills 2 VOA 04 Dec 2005 -- Iraqi police say a roadside bomb attack in central Baghdad killed at least two people Sunday and wounded at least 10 others.
  • Security forces take charge against terrorism MNF-I 04 Dec 2005 -- Iraqi security forces and Multi-National Forces from Task Force Freedom detained 64 suspected terrorists and seized weapons caches during operations in northern Iraq Nov. 27 - Dec. 4.

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Kurdish Move in Iraq Leads to Fear of Civil War VOA 04 Dec 2005 -- Sunni Arab leaders in Iraq are renewing their warnings of a possible break up of the country, following news that authorities in the semi-autonomous northern Kurdish region have allowed a Norwegian company to drill for oil, without the approval of the central government in Baghdad.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports

  • Angry Shi'a Pelt Former Iraqi Premier RFE/RL 04 Dec 2005 -- Police in the Iraqi holy city of Al-Najaf said a hostile crowd today threw stones, shoes, and tomatoes at former Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, who was campaigning for the 15 December parliamentary elections.



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