25 July 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 25 Jul 2007 [PDF]
- 13SC(E) Soldier dies of non-battle related cause
- DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- July 24 airpower summary: Predators stop insurgents AFPN 25 Jul 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations July 24, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Troops Nab 48 Suspects, Kill One Insurgent in Iraq AFPS 25 Jul 2007 -- Combined Iraqi and U.S. forces captured 48 suspected terrorists, killed one insurgent and seized weapons and bombs in Iraq over the past three days, military officials said.
- Reconstruction Teams Help Iraqis Connect With Central Government AFPS 25 Jul 2007 -- The 25 provincial reconstruction teams operating across Iraq are showing local authorities how to work with the country's central government to obtain needed services, a senior U.S. State Department official said today.
- Car Bombs Targeting Iraqi Football Fans Kill 50 VOA 25 Jul 2007 -- Car bomb attacks in Baghdad have killed at least 50 people, many of them celebrating an Iraqi national team victory in the Asia Cup football tournament.
- Terrorists' Weapons Being Found in 'Remarkable Numbers,' Admiral Says AFPS 25 Jul 2007 -- The surge of American forces in Iraq has brought about tangible results on the ground, a U.S. military spokesman said during a news conference today in Baghdad.
- US Rejects Iranian Proposal for Higher-Level Talks on Iraq VOA 25 Jul 2007 -- The United States has rejected an Iranian suggestion to hold higher-level talks on the security situation in Iraq.
- Iraq's Largest Sunni Bloc Threatens to Withdraw Completely From Government VOA 25 Jul 2007 -- The largest Sunni bloc in Iraq's parliament has suspended its participation in the government and is threatening to withdraw completely.
- Iraq: Parliamentarian Says Talks Continue To Form Moderates' Bloc RFE/RL 25 Jul 2007 -- Independent Kurdish parliamentarian Mahmud Uthman told RFE/RL Iraq analyst Kathleen Ridolfo on July 24 that Shi'ite and Kurdish leaders are still in talks to form a so-called moderates' front in the Iraqi National Assembly.
- Iraq Weekly Status Report US Dept. of State 25 Jul 2007 [PDF]
- Iran may consider deputy ministerial talks with U.S. on Iraq RIA Novosti 25 Jul 2007 -- Iran's foreign minister said Tehran was ready to consider discussing Iraqi security with the United States at a deputy foreign ministerial level following the current expert negotiations in Baghdad.
- U.S.-Iran to set up subcommittee on Iraq security, talks go on RIA Novosti 25 Jul 2007 -- Washington and Tehran agreed to set up a trilateral subcommittee on Iraq security on the first day of negotiations and will continue discussions at the expert level Wednesday, an Iraqi official told ISNA.
- Iran Ready to Consider Higher Level Talks with US over Iraq VOA 25 Jul 2007 -- Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says Tehran is ready to consider higher level talks with the United States regarding security in Iraq.
- IRAQ: Basra doctors on strike, demand protection IRIN 25 Jul 2007 -- Nearly 150 doctors in Basra, Iraq's second largest city about 600km south of Baghdad, began a three-day strike on 23 July, demanding the government protect them and their families.
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