18 September 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 18 Sep 2007 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Task Force Lightning Soldiers attacked
- Task Force Lightning Soldier dies in non-combat related incident
- Interview Transcript, Col. David Sutherland, September 18, 2007 MNF-I 18 Sep 2007
- Sept. 17 airpower summary: Maintainers keep them flying AFPN 18 Sep 2007 -- Coalition airpower supported coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force troops in Afghanistan during operations Sept. 17, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
- Coalition Forces Kill, Detain al Qaeda Terrorists in Iraq AFPS 18 Sep 2007 -- Coalition forces killed three terrorists and detained 16 suspected terrorists during multiple operations today targeting key al Qaeda operatives and mid-level leaders in Iraq's Tigris River Valley.
- Marne Husky ends with capture of insurgent MNF-I 18 Sep 2007 -- During the final air assault of Operation Marne Husky, Soldiers detained an insurgent and discovered bomb-making materials along the western bank of the Tigris, 20 miles south of Baghdad, in the predawn hours of Sept. 15.
- Charting a Course in Iraq VOA 18 Sep 2007 -- After a series of reports this month submitted to the U.S. Congress on the military and political progress in Iraq, a national debate is intensifying over how to move forward and bring peace to that war torn country.
- Iraqi Security Forces Make Progress in Northern Iraq AFPS 18 Sep 2007 -- Iraqi security forces have made much progress toward readiness in the past year within Multinational Division North's area of responsibility, a top official in the region said today.
- Sovereign Iraqi Government Depends on Rebuilding Strong Air Force AFPS 18 Sep 2007 -- Rebuilding Iraq's decimated air force is critical to securing the country's future, a U.S. military commander said yesterday in Kirkuk, Iraq.
- IRAQ-SYRIA: Iraqis stream into Syria ahead of visa clampdown IRIN 18 Sep 2007 -- Iraqis are once again crossing into Syria in large numbers, taking advantage of the Syrian government's relaxation, for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, of newly-introduced visa regulations that prevent asylum seekers from Iraq entering the country.
- Brown meets top US general in Iraq IRNA 18 Sep 2007 -- Prime Minister Gordon Brown was holding talks Tuesday with the US head of coalition forces in Iraq General David Petraeus and American ambassador to Baghdad Ryan Crocker amid reports of friction between the two countries over the UK's withdrawal plans.
- Iraq to Review All Security Companies VOA 18 Sep 2007 -- Iraq says it will review the operations of all security companies working in the country, following a deadly gunbattle involving U.S. security contractors in Baghdad.
- Iraq: Shoot-Out Focuses Attention On Private Security Contractors RFE/RL 18 Sep 2007 -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has spoken by telephone to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to express regret over the killing of eight Iraqi civilians, allegedly by a private security firm that was protecting U.S. diplomats.
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