31 August 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 31 Aug 2007 [PDF]
- MNF-W forces attacked
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Aug. 29 airpower summary: KC-135 off-loads fuel for GWOT AFPN 31 Aug 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations August 29, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Aug. 30 airpower summary: C-130's move people, supplies AFPN 31 Aug 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations August 30, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Provincial Reconstruction Team Chief Sees Steady Progress in Mosul AFPS 31 Aug 2007 -- Iraqi citizens are steadily rebuilding their lives with help from U.S. provincial reconstruction teams, a team leader said from Mosul, Iraq, yesterday.
- Coalition Forces Kill Five Terrorists, Detain 37 AFPS 31 Aug 2007 -- Five terrorists were killed and 37 suspected terrorists were detained today as coalition forces continued to put pressure on al Qaeda's operations in Iraq.
- USS Denver Provides Medical Assistance to Fisherman in Central Persian Gulf Navy NewsStand 31 Aug 2007 -- Crew members from USS Denver (LPD 9) rendered medical assistance to an ailing fisherman aboard a Qatari-flagged dhow Aug. 30 while conducting Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the Central Persian Gulf.
- Stennis Returns Home From Deployment Navy NewsStand 31 Aug 2007 -- USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returned to its homeport of Bremerton, Aug. 31, after a successful seven and a half month deployment.
- President, Vice President Meet with Top Officials at Pentagon AFPS 31 Aug 2007 -- President Bush and Vice President Cheney met with top leaders at the Pentagon today to discuss their commitment to providing servicemembers with all they need "to meet the challenges of this new century," Bush said.
- Bush Meets with US Military Leaders on Iraq VOA 31 Aug 2007 -- President Bush met with top American military leaders Friday, two weeks before he is scheduled to send a report to Congress on progress in Iraq
- Bush to Discuss Iraq With US Military Leaders VOA 31 Aug 2007 -- President Bush will consult with his top military leaders Friday about the future of the U.S.-led operation in Iraq.
- Ban Ki-moon orders probe into potentially hazardous material from Iraq found in UN building UN News Centre 31 Aug 2007 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has launched an immediate internal investigation backed by outside expertise to determine how potentially hazardous material removed by United Nations arms inspectors from Iraq in 1996 ended up in a UN office instead of a properly equipped laboratory and remained there undetected for the past 11 years.
- Iraq: Can Ba'athists Be Brought Back? RFE/RL 31 Aug 2007 -- An agreement was forged this week between the Sunni Arab-led Iraqi Islamic Party and the country's Shi'ite and Kurdish leaderships calling for the revocation of the de-Ba'athification law and establishment of a higher national commission for accountability and justice which ostensibly paves the way for former Ba'athists to return to Iraq.
- UK denies deal to allow troop withdrawal from Basra palace IRNA 31 Aug 2007 -- British troops were reported Friday to have released more than two dozen Iraqi prisoners over the last three months in the run-up to their now imminent withdrawal from the UK base at Saddam's Hussein's former palace compound in Basra.
- Iraq Government Calls on All Militias to Freeze Activities VOA 31 Aug 2007 -- The Iraqi government called on armed groups in the country to freeze activities after more than 50 people were killed and hundreds injured in fighting between rival Shi'ite groups in the holy city of Karbala earlier this week
- Iraqi Government Calls on Other Militias to Follow al-Sadr's Lead, Freeze Activities VOA 31 Aug 2007 -- The Iraqi government has called on the country's armed groups to follow the lead of the Shi'ite Mahdi Army militia and freeze their activities.
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