23 October 2007 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 23 Oct 2007 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Navy Casualties
- Oct. 22 airpower summary: Tankers give gas to go AFPN 23 Oct 2007
- Twelve Terrorists Killed, 26 Detained In Iraq Operations AFPS 23 Oct 2007 -- Coalition troops killed 12 terrorists and detained 26 suspects during a series of operations across Iraq today.
- U.S., British Efforts To Stabilize Iraq-Turkey Border Intensify Washington File 23 Oct 2007 -- Stepped-up diplomatic efforts to reduce tensions along Iraq's northern border with Turkey after cross-border attacks by the terrorist group Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were the focus of an October 22 meeting between Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary David Miliband.
- US Airstrike North of Baghdad Kills 11, Including Civilians VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- The U.S. military says 11 people, including civilians, were killed in a U.S. air strike north of Baghdad Tuesday.
- S. Korea Extends, But Cuts in Half, Military Deployment to Iraq VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- South Korea says it will continue to contribute non-combat military personnel to U.S-led stabilization efforts in Iraq
- UK declines to make future troop commitment to Iraq IRNA 23 Oct 2007 -- Defence Secretary Des Browne Tuesday declined to say whether Britain would send troops back to Iraq if the situation further deteriorates following its withdrawal.
- US Congressman Apologizes for Remarks on Iraq VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- A Democratic lawmaker has apologized for remarks he made last week about the war in Iraq that angered opposition Republicans and were also condemned by fellow
- US Democrats, Republicans Haggle Over Iraq, Government Spending VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. Congress remain far apart over a number of contentious issues, including uncompleted government spending bills, President Bush's request for more money for military operations in Iraq and legislation to revise laws on warrantless electronic surveillance under President Bush's anti-terrorist measures
- Iraqi Emergency Responders Work Together AFPS 23 Oct 2007 -- Iraqi security forces took another step toward self-sufficiency when several Iraqi security elements participated in a civil defense drill in Yarmouk, an area in the Mansour district of western Baghdad, Oct. 20.
- IRAQ: Humanitarian concerns growing near Turkish border IRIN 23 Oct 2007 -- Dozens of families have been leaving villages near the Iraq-Turkey border since 21 October, joining the hundreds who have already fled the area as tension rises between Turkish-Kurdish rebels and the Turkish army, local officials say.
- IRAQ: Government says cholera is under control despite 21 deaths IRIN 23 Oct 2007 -- UN agencies and the Iraqi government say the cholera outbreak is under control, despite the fact that since August there have been about 4,200 laboratory-confirmed cases and 21 deaths from the disease.
- Turkey Makes Diplomatic Push To Avert Iraq Incursion RFE/RL 23 Oct 2007 -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ali Babacan met Iraqi officials in Baghdad today to urge them to take a harder line against Kurdish rebels operating along their shared border.
- Turkey Rejects Ceasefire From Kurdish Rebels VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- Turkey's foreign minister, Ali Babacan, has rejected a ceasefire offered by Kurdish rebels of the Kurdistan Workers Party or PKK, in northern Iraq
- Iraq to Close Offices of PKK, Stop Group From Operating in Iraq VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says his country is shutting down the offices of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, and will not allow the group to operate in Iraq.
- UK denies systematic abuse in Iraq IRNA 23 Oct 2007 -- Defence Secretary Des Browne Tuesday denied that there had by a "systematic" abuse of prisoners by British troops occupying southern Iraq.
- Turkey says military ready to cross into Iraq "at anytime" RIA Novosti 23 Oct 2007 -- The Turkish military is ready to enter northern Iraq "at anytime" to fight Kurdish militants, Turkey's prime minister said on Tuesday.
- Turkey Says It Will Not Wait Forever to Attack Rebel Kurds VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayipp Erdogan says his government cannot wait forever for neighboring Iraq to deal with rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party who are using northern Iraq as a safe haven from which to launch attacks against Turkey
- Iraq Promises to Help Turkey Crackdown on Kurdish Rebels VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- Iraq's foreign minister says his government will help Turkey crack down on Kurdish rebels launching attacks into Turkey from bases in northern Iraq.
- New Bin Laden Tape Urges Iraqi Insurgents to Unite VOA 23 Oct 2007 -- An audio recording purportedly from al-Qaida terrorist network leader Osama bin Laden calls for Sunni Arab insurgents in Iraq to unite.
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