01 March 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 01 Mar 2007 [PDF]
- Troops attacked in Al-Anbar
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Ambassador Joseph Saloom and Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh 01 Mar 2007 -- Presenter: Director of the Iraq Reconstruction Management Office Ambassador Joseph Saloom and Commander of the Gulf Region Division , Army Corps of Engineers, and Director of the Baghdad Project Contracting Office Brig. Gen. Michael Walsh
- March 1 airpower: C-17s provide intra-theater airlift AFPN 01 Mar 2007 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for March 1.
- Staging facility prepares injured warfighters for flight AFPN 01 Mar 2007 -- For warfighters who are injured in Iraq, the Contingency Aeromedical Staging Facility at Balad AB is where their road to recovery starts.
- Forces Kill 13 Insurgent, Detain 26, Discover Weapons Caches AFPS 01 Mar 2007 -- Coalition forces killed 13 insurgents, detained 26 suspects and found scores of weapons in operations around Iraq over the past three days.
- Proper Weapons Practices Key to Ending Negligent Discharge Incidents in Iraq Army News 01 Mar 2007 -- The recent death of a Soldier in Baquba from poor weapons handling has increased focus on the prevention and consequences of negligent discharges among Soldiers in Iraq.
- 4th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division begins mission in Iraq MNF-I 01 Mar 2007 -- Soldiers from the Fort Riley based 4th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division completed their movement into Iraq this week.
- Coalition Forces Kill 3 Suspected Terrorists, Detain 16 in Iraq Raids VOA 01 Mar 2007 -- The U.S. military says coalition forces have killed three suspected terrorists and detained 16 suspects in operations in Iraq Thursday.
- NMCB-28 Departs Port Hueneme for Six-Month Tour in Iraq Navy NewsStand 01 Mar 2007 -- About 500 Navy Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 28 deployed March 1 for a mission to Iraq in support of the global war on terrorism.
- Rebuilding in Iraq Shifts to Self-Sustaining Iraqi Effort AFPS 01 Mar 2007 -- Rebuilding Iraq is shifting from a U.S.-led "jump start" effort to a self-sustaining Iraqi driven phase, the director of the Iraq Reconstruction Management Office said today.
- Successful Iraq Rebuilding Effort Could End in 18 Months AFPS 01 Mar 2007 -- Barring additional requests and funding from the government of Iraq, U.S. reconstruction work in Iraq could draw to a close within 18 months, the top U.S. military official for reconstruction said yesterday.
- Iraq: Displacements Upset Religious, Ethnic Communities RFE/RL 01 Mar 2007 -- Increasing sectarian violence is touching all of Iraq's ethnic and religious minorities, even the smallest. RFE/RL correspondent Valentinas Mite spoke with Dana Graber, who is the Iraq displacement specialist within the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
- Russia ready to help boost Iraqi crisis resolution - foreign min. RIA Novosti 01 Mar 2007 -- Russia condemns a recent terrorist act in western Iraq and is ready for close cooperation with all the interested sides in order to resolve the crisis in the country, the Foreign Ministry's official spokesman said.
- Britain Announces Start of Troop Withdrawal from Iraq VOA 01 Mar 2007 -- Prime Minister Tony Blair's announced last week that Britain will withdraw 1,600 of its 7,000 troops from Iraq in the coming months
- Analysts: US Shows Willingness to Discuss Iraq with Adversaries VOA 01 Mar 2007 -- The announcement that the United States is willing to discuss the Iraq issue with Iran and Syria in a multinational forum came as a surprise
- IRAQ-JORDAN: New rules a 'death sentence' for Iraqis IRIN 01 Mar 2007 -- Iraqis fleeing their country's sectarian violence are finding it much harder to get into Jordan and Syria, after the authorities in these countries recently began implementing much stricter border controls.
- IRAQ: Sectarian violence shows no mercy to children IRIN 01 Mar 2007 -- The United Nations and NGOs have strongly condemned the continued apparent targeting of children in Iraq's bloody sectarian violence.
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