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22 February 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

Deployments

US Policy

United Nations

  • Iraq: Top UN envoy welcomes al-Sadr ceasefire extension UN News Centre 22 Feb 2008 -- The United Nations' top envoy to Iraq today welcomed the decision of Shiite leader Muqtada al-Sadr to prolong the suspension of the armed activities of his Jaysh ul Mehdi militia, also known as the Mahdi Army.
  • Ban Ki-moon calls for 'utmost restraint' in Turkey-Iraq border actions UN News Centre 22 Feb 2008 -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern today over the latest escalation of tension along the Turkish-Iraqi border, appealing for "utmost restraint" in actions there and for respect of the border between the two countries.

Reconstruction Issues

Foreign Reactions

  • Turkey starts ground incursion in N.Iraq RIA Novosti 22 Feb 2008 -- Turkey has launched a large-scale ground operation targeting Kurdish insurgents in the north of Iraq, the top military command said on Friday.
  • Iraq: Turkish Troops Cross Border To Hunt Down Kurdish Rebels RFE/RL 22 Feb 2008 -- The Turkish Army says its troops have crossed into northern Iraq to hunt down Kurdish rebels based across the border.
  • Iraq Protests Turkish Military Incursion VOA 22 Feb 2008 -- Iraq's central and regional governments have protested the Turkish army's incursion into Iraq to attack Kurdish rebels
  • Turkey starts ground incursion in N.Iraq RIA Novosti 22 Feb 2008 -- Turkey has launched a large-scale ground operation targeting Kurdish insurgents in the north of Iraq, the top military command said on Friday.
  • Turkey Forces Enter Northern Iraq VOA 22 Feb 2008 -- Turkish ground troops have entered northern Iraq in a drive against Kurdish separatists of the Kurdish Workers Party which Ankara accuses of using bases in Iraq to launch attacks against its forces in southeastern Turkey

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