29 August 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 29 Aug 2007 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- MNC-I Soldier targeted during combat operations
- Press Briefing, August 29, 2007 MNF-I 29 Aug 2007 -- TOPIC: OPERATIONAL UPDATE
- Aug. 28 airpower summary: F-16s stay close overhead AFPN 29 Aug 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations Aug. 28, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Coalition, Iraqi Forces Make Progress Against Insurgents AFPS 29 Aug 2007 -- Coalition and Iraqi forces have been making gains against al Qaeda in Iraq, as citizens step forward to help the security forces and take more responsibility for their country, two U.S. generals in Iraq said today.
- Coalition Forces Kill Two Terrorists, Detain 22 Suspects in Iraq AFPS 29 Aug 2007 -- Coalition forces killed two terrorists and detained 22 suspected terrorists today during operations targeting senior al Qaeda leaders in central and northern Iraq.
- Families, Friends Welcome Home Antietam, CVW 9 Navy NewsStand 29 Aug 2007 -- The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSSG) returned to San Diego Aug. 27, marking the end of deployment for Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 and the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54).
- Preble Returns to Homeport Navy NewsStand 29 Aug 2007 -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) returned to its homeport of San Diego Aug. 29.
- DoD News Briefing with Press Secretary Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon Briefing Room, Arlington, Va. 29 Aug 2007 -- Presenter: Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell
- Army Takes Further Action to Fight Fraud Army News Release 29 Aug 2007 -- Throughout 2007 the Army has undertaken a rigorous effort to remediate weaknesses in contracting
- Media Report Says Bush to Ask for More Iraq War Money VOA 29 Aug 2007 -- A U.S. newspaper reports that President Bush will ask for up to $50 billion in additional funds for U.S. military operations in Iraq.
- Iraqi Forces Demonstrate New Capabilities AFPS 29 Aug 2007 -- Iraqi forces are stepping forward to shoulder the security burden in the country, a Multinational Force Iraq spokesman said today.
- Iraq: Karbala Fighting Raises Specter Of Broader Shi'ite Clashes RFE/RL 29 Aug 2007 -- Fighting among rival Shi'ite militias and police in the Iraqi city of Karbala has killed some 50 people, forcing authorities to curtail a major pilgrimage and order a curfew.
- Iraq Weekly Status Report US Dept. of State 29 Aug 2007 [PDF]
- Tehran, Washington Heighten Rhetoric Over Iraq VOA 29 Aug 2007 -- U.S. troops in Baghdad briefly detained eight Iranians before releasing them and turning them over to Iraqi officials early Wednesday.
- Iran/Iraq: Tensions Rise As Bush, Ahmadinejad Trade Jabs RFE/RL 29 Aug 2007 -- U.S. President George W. Bush said in a speech yesterday that what he called Iran's "murderous activities" in Iraq must stop.
- Iran confirms release of its delegates arrested by U.S. in Iraq RIA Novosti 29 Aug 2007 -- The Iranian ambassador to Iraq confirmed Wednesday that a group of Iranian energy officials arrested by U.S. troops on Tuesday night had been released, Tehran's official news agency IRNA reported.
- Iran Protests US Military's Detention of 8 Iranians in Iraq VOA 29 Aug 2007 -- Iran has protested the U.S. military's detention in Iraq of eight Iranians who the U.S. military says were found with unauthorized weapons in their vehicles.
- Iraqi Officials Restore Calm to Karbala VOA 29 Aug 2007 -- Iraqi authorities say they have restored calm to the Shi'ite holy city of Karbala after two days of clashes police and armed militia members left more than 50 people dead and forced hundreds of thousands to flee
- IRAQ: Aid agencies unable to gain access to violence-afflicted Karbala IRIN 29 Aug 2007 -- Local aid agencies are finding it difficult to get food and medicines to the southern city of Karbala after Shia-on-Shia violence - in which at least 50 people have been killed - following a religious festival there
- Iraqi PM Says Security Restored in Karbala VOA 29 Aug 2007 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says order has been restored in the holy city of Karbala, where clashes killed at least 52 people and wounded more than 200 others during a major Shi'ite religious festival.
- IRAQ: Translators forced to quit jobs after being targeted by insurgents IRIN 29 Aug 2007 -- Translators are being targeted by militants who accuse them of espionage and of working for the US military, says a local translation association.
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