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24 February 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Feb. 24 airpower: Bombers on patrol AFPN 24 Feb 2007 -- In Afghanistan on Feb. 23, a U.S. Air Force B-1B was assigned to observe a compound for possible insurgent targets near Musa Qal'eh. Coalition forces were taking small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades from insurgents in the compound.
  • Truck Bomb Kills 37 Outside Sunni Mosque West of Baghdad VOA 24 Feb 2007 -- Iraqi police say a truck bomb killed 37 people and wounded more than 60 outside a Sunni mosque Saturday in restive Anbar province.
  • Ammar al-Hakim released from detention by US troops IRNA 24 Feb 2007 -- US forces have released Ammar al-Hakim, son of prominent Iraqi Shiite leader Abdel Aziz Hakim, Friday night after 11 hours in detention.

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US Policy

  • US ambassador to Iraq regrets detention of Hakim's son IRNA 24 Feb 2007 -- US Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad expressed regret Saturday over the detention of Ammar al-Hakim, son of the prominent Iraqi Shiite leader Abdel Aziz Hakim, by US forces as he was about to return to Iraq from a visit to Iran.

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