29 March 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 29 Mar 2007 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Transcript: DoD New Briefing On Reconstruction In Iraq With Brigadier General Michael Walsh And Deputy Mayor Ibrahim Mustafa Hussain In The Pentagon Briefing Studio, Arlington, Virginia 29 Mar 2007 -- Presenter: Brigadier General Michael Walsh, Commanding General, Gulf Region Division, Army Corps Of Engineers And Ibrahim Mustafa Hussain, Deputy Mayor, Technical Affairs, Baghdad
- March 29 airpower: A-10s provide overwatch for coalition AFPN 29 Mar 2007 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for March 29.
- Coalition Forces in Iraq Kill Four Terrorists, Capture 67 AFPS 29 Mar 2007 -- Coalition forces in Iraq this week killed four suspected terrorists, captured 67 others and netted scores of weapons in various operations, military officials reported.
- At Least 170 People Killed in Iraq VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- Thursday marked another violent day in Iraq, where at least 170 people were killed or found dead in the war-torn country.
- Bush Repeats Call for War Funding Bill With 'No Strings' AFPS 29 Mar 2007 -- President Bush today repeated his intention to veto an emergency supplemental war spending bill if it includes a deadline for withdrawing U.S. combat forces from Iraq and unrelated domestic spending.
- US Senate Approves Iraq Spending Bill With Troop Withdrawal Timeline VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- The U.S. Congress and the White House have moved a step closer to a major confrontation on Iraq
- Iraq Differences Continue to Define US Presidential Race VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- The political showdown over the war in Iraq between President Bush and the Democratic-controlled Congress has become a defining issue in the early stages of the 2008 U.S. presidential election campaign
- US 'Surprised' by Saudi Comments on American Role in Iraq VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- The Bush administration Thursday expressed surprise, and said it was seeking clarification, over remarks by Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah at the Arab League summit that the United States role in Iraq was an "illegal foreign occupation."
- Cheney: Withdrawal From Iraq Would Validate al Qaeda's Strategy AFPS 29 Mar 2007 -- An arbitrary U.S. withdrawal from Iraq would tell al Qaeda's leaders they've been right all along and would embolden the terror organization to launch more audacious attacks against the United States, Vice President Richard B. Cheney said last night.
- Iraq Rebuilding Successes Don't Get Enough 'Ink,' U.S. General Says AFPS 29 Mar 2007 -- Stories of violence are overshadowing the many successes achieved by U.S., coalition and Iraqi rebuilding efforts in Baghdad and other areas of the country, a senior U.S. military engineer said today.
- US Congressional Hearing Paints Mixed Picture of Iraqi Force Readiness VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- As the Democratic-controlled Congress and President Bush head for a possible collision on legislation to fund U.S. military operations in Iraq, expert testimony before a congressional committee painted a mixed picture of progress on training for Iraqi military and police forces
- United States Helps Reopen Iraqi Industrial Facilities Washington File 29 Mar 2007 -- The U.S. Department of Defense, in partnership with the Iraqi government, is working to reopen idle Iraqi industrial facilities and connect them to international markets to create jobs and revitalize the country's economy, says a senior Defense official.
- Iraqi air force takes flight with help from U.S. Airmen AFPN 29 Mar 2007 -- The Iraqi air force is taking off once again with the help of U.S. Air Force Airmen who serve with the Coalition Air Force Transition Team in Iraq.
- Britain Presses Demand for Sailors' Release in Standoff with Iran VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- Britain is pressing its demand for the immediate release of 15 sailors and marines, seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces last Friday, while Tehran is warning of delays and says an apology would help speed up the process
- FM: Britain should guarantee not to violate Iran's waters again IRNA 29 Mar 2007 -- Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent on Thursday a message to British embassy in Tehran, calling for guarantee by London to avoid violating Iranian territorial waters in the future.
- Larijani: London's rhetoric might serve to suspend release of British sailor IRNA 29 Mar 2007 -- Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Larijani said on Thursday that the harsh rhetoric and propaganda of British officials might lead to suspension of freedom of a female marine, who was arrested on Friday.
- Security Council calls for 'early resolution' of Iran's detention of British sailors UN News Centre 29 Mar 2007 -- The Security Council today called for an early resolution of the row over Iran's detention of 15 British marines and sailors, voicing grave concern at the situation and calling for their release, while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discussed the issue with Iran's Foreign Minister.
- Ban Ki-moon discusses detained British sailors in talks with Iranian official UN News Centre 29 Mar 2007 -- The detention of 15 British marines and sailors in Iran and the Middle Eastern country's nuclear programme topped the agenda today during bilateral talks between Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Motaki.
- Britain Appeals To UN In Sailors' Case RFE/RL 29 Mar 2007 -- Britain has asked the United Nations Security Council to call for the immediate release of 15 naval personnel seized by Iran.
- Britain Asks UN to Condemn Iran for Capture of British Sailors VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- Britain's Foreign Office says it is seeking a statement from the United Nations condemning Iran's capture of 15 British sailors in the northern Persian Gulf last Friday.
- Boundary Dispute Seen as Root of Iranian Seizure of British Sailorsy VOA 29 Mar 2007 -- Britain continues to insist that it was within Iraqi territorial waters when Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized two small patrol craft and 15 sailors and marines. Iran maintains the boats were in Iranian waters
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