Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
04 February 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- Air Force combat airpower helps turn tide in decisive Battle of An Najaf AFPN 04 Feb 2007 -- More than 200 enemy insurgents were killed and 100 gunmen captured near An Najaf Jan. 28 with 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing providing close-air support in the joint, combined effort to route the enemy in battle.
- Anti-Insurgent Operations Continue in Iraq AFPS 04 Feb 2007 -- Coalition forces killed a suspected terror-cell leader in Iraq this morning as anti-insurgent operations continue, with dozens of suspects and multiple weapons caches seized since Feb. 1, Multinational Force Iraq officials reported.
- Iraqi Police Respond To Kirkuk Blasts, Rusafa Investigation Continues AFPS 04 Feb 2007 -- Seven car bombs, including one suspected suicide car bomb, detonated in various parts of Kirkuk this morning, killing three people and injuring 22 others, Multinational Forces Iraq officials reported.
- 'Wolverines,' Iraqis Discover Massive Weapons Cache Near Baghdad AFPS 04 Feb 2007 -- Iraqi army and Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers uncovered more than 1,100 81 mm high-explosive mortar rounds yesterday at a cache near Route Tampa, the main highway leading into Baghdad, officials said
- CENTAF releases airpower summary for Feb. 4 AFPN 04 Feb 2007 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for Feb. 4.
- US Military Changing Helicopter Tactics in Iraq VOA 04 Feb 2007 -- The top spokesman for the U.S. military in Iraq says four American helicopters that crashed in the past couple of weeks were shot down
- IRAQ: Southern Iraq in danger of slipping into chaos IRIN 04 Feb 2007 -- A former major general in the Iraq army has warned that the bloody battle that took place in the holy Shi'ite Muslim city of Najaf, some 200km south of Baghdad, in late January could mark a turning point for the relative peace the southern provinces have had since the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
- Iraq Premier Blames Hussein Supporters For Blast RFE/RL 04 Feb 2007 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has accused supporters of former leader Saddam Hussein of being responsible for the deadly blast that ripped through a market in the Iraqi capital on February 3.
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