05 April 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- MND-B patrol ends with small arms fire
- MND-B presence patrol in East Baghdad ends with small arms fire
- Roadside bomb strikes MND-B patrol
- MND-B patrols end with roadside bomb; small arms fire
- April 5 airpower summary: Transports move large equipment to coalition forces AFPN 05 Apr 2007 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the following airpower summary
- Forces Capture 39 Suspected Terrorists in Iraq AFPS 05 Apr 2007 -- Coalition forces captured 39 suspected terrorists during operations over the past two days throughout Iraq, officials report.
- 4 Injured After US Helicopter Crashes South of Baghdad VOA 05 Apr 2007 -- The U.S. military says one of its helicopters went down south of Baghdad, injuring four of the nine persons aboard
- Iraqi Forces' Efforts Improve Security in Baghdad, Official Says AFPS 05 Apr 2007 -- Tangible gains in Baghdad's security situation have been made possible in part by the cooperation of vastly improved Iraqi security forces, a coalition spokesman said yesterday.
- Transcript: Defense DoD Special Briefing With Secretary Of Defense Robert M. Gates And General Peter Pace From the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, VA 05 Apr 2007 -- Presenter: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates and Chariman Joint Chiefs Of Staff General Peter Pace
- Gates, Pace Discuss Operations in Iraq, Afghanistan AFPS 05 Apr 2007 -- People in Baghdad are being tortured and killed by "death squads" and a precipitous withdrawal from Baghdad at this point would result in "a significant increase in violence," Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.
- Bush Acknowledges Americans Weary Of Iraq War RFE/RL 05 Apr 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush says he knows Americans are weary of the war in Iraq and are wondering if the United States can succeed.
- US Defense Secretary Warns of Massive Bloodshed in Iraq if US Military Operations Curtailed VOA 05 Apr 2007 -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says restricting U.S. military operations in Iraq could unleash massive bloodshed among the country's warring factions
- British Crew Leaves Iran RFE/RL 05 Apr 2007 -- The 15 Royal Navy sailors and marines left Tehran today in the morning local time and are now en-route home to Britain.
- U.K. intrusion was a test of Iran's defenses - Iranian official RIA Novosti 05 Apr 2007 -- The U.K.'s intrusion into Iran's territorial waters was an attempt by the West to test the republic's defense capabilities, a senior aide to Iran's supreme leader said Thursday.
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