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21 May 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Tips Lead Coalition Forces to IED Factory AFPS 21 May 2006 -- Based on tips, coalition forces located and killed six terrorists, detained three and destroyed a safe house and multiple weapons caches in Ramadi during a search May 17 for a wanted terrorist known as the "Prince of IEDs," military officials in Baghdad reported today.
  • Muqdadiyah Raid Successful; IED Cache Found in Mosul AFPS 21 May 2006 -- Iraqi soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division, and U.S. troops from 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, captured a small arsenal and detained several men yesterday in Muqdadiyah, military officials at this Tikrit base reported today.

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  • IRAQ: Mixed reaction to new government IRIN 21 May 2006 -- Many Iraqis on Sunday expressed hope that the newly appointed Iraqi government would be able to contain sectarian violence and improve poor services, but others are pessimistic.



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