27 June 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 27 Jun 2006 [PDF]
- SOLDIER DIES IN AL ANBAR
- MND-B SOLDIER KILLED BY ROADSIDE BOMB
- MARINE KILLED IN AL ANBAR
- DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualties
- Press Briefing, June 27, 2006 MNF-I 27 Jun 2006 -- Topic: Recovery of Two U.S.Soldiers
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Lt. Gen. Dempsey from the Pentagon 27 Jun 2006 -- Presenter: Commander, Multinational Security Transition Command-Iraq, Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey
- Coalition Forces Detain 14 Terrorists in Iraq AFPS 27 Jun 2006 -- Coalition forces detained 14 terrorists yesterday during raids north of Yusifiyah, Iraq, U.S. military officials reported.
- CENTAF releases airpower summary AFPN 27 Jun 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for June 27.
- Military Continues Investigation to Find Killers of U.S. Soldiers AFPS 27 Jun 2006 -- The U.S. military is conducting an aggressive investigation to find those responsible for the deaths this month of three U.S. soldiers - one of whom died in an initial attack on the checkpoint the soldiers were manning, and two of whom were found dead four days later not far from the checkpoint, a top general in Iraq said today.
- Prime Minister's Reconciliation Plan Gives Hope for Future, General Says AFPS 27 Jun 2006 -- The national reconciliation and dialogue plan announced June 25 by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is the beginning of a healing process for the country of Iraq and its people, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesman said today.
- Iraqi Army Will Be 'Built' By End of Year VOA 27 Jun 2006 -- The U.S. Army general in charge of training Iraq's new security forces says the new Iraqi army will be fully in place by the end of the year, but it will need additional time to become fully capable
- New Iraqi Government Initiative Is Step Toward Brighter Future Washington File 27 Jun 2006 -- Iraq's National Reconciliation and Dialogue Project, announced by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki June 25, is the beginning of progress toward a brighter future, says U.S. Army Major General William Caldwell, spokesman for Multinational Force - Iraq.
- U.S.: Political Motive Suspected In Iraq Troop-Withdrawal Plan RFE/RL 27 Jun 2006 -- U.S. media are reporting that General George Casey, the top U.S. general in Iraq, has drawn up a plan suggesting a significant reduction of forces in that country beginning as soon as three months from now.
- Iraq: Tentative Support Given To Premier's National-Reconciliation Plan RFE/RL 27 Jun 2006 -- Leading Iraqi groups this week pledged support for Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's national-reconciliation initiative while expressing some skepticism over whether al-Maliki's administration can actually carry out the ambitious plan.
- More Iraqi Prisoners Freed Under Prime Minister's Reconciliation Plan VOA 27 Jun 2006 -- Several hundred more Iraqi prisoners have been freed under a national reconciliation plan that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki announced on Sunday.
- UN, White House condemn execution of Russian diplomats in Iraq RIA Novosti 27 Jun 2006 -- The UN and the White House have condemned the executions of four Russian diplomats kidnapped by a group linked with al-Qaeda on June 3 in Iraq.
- Lavrov vows to bring killers of Russian diplomats to justice RIA Novosti 27 Jun 2006 -- Russia's foreign minister said Tuesday that his country would make every effort to bring to justice the murderers of four Russian diplomats killed in Iraq earlier this month.
- Russian FM Lavrov calls on U.S. to improve Iraq security RIA Novosti 27 Jun 2006 -- Russia's foreign minister Tuesday urged U.S.-led coalition forces in Iraq to improve security levels in the country, including for foreigners working there.
- First Russian hostages killed in Iraq RIA Novosti 27 Jun 2006 -- The Russian Foreign Ministry, upon examination of a video recording of the execution of four Russian citizens taken hostage in Iraq , posted online on Sunday, has confirmed their deaths.
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