Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
26 March 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 26 Mar 2008 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- MND-B Soldier attacked by small-arms fire (Baghdad)
- MND-B Soldier attacked by hostile fire
- March 25 airpower summary: KC-10s provide vital refueling support AFPN 26 Mar 2008
- PRESS CONFERENCE: Operational Update: Maj. Gen. Bergner, March 26, 2008 MNF-I 26 Mar 2008 -- Maj. Gen. Kevin Bergner, Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman, provides an update on current operations
- Air Strike Targets Al Qaeda in Iraq Member in Tikrit AFPS 26 Mar 2008 -- A coalition air strike today targeted an al Qaeda in Iraq operative linked to local car bombings, U.S. military officials said.
- New Operations in Basra, Baghdad Take Aim at 'Lawlessness' AFPS 26 Mar 2008 -- Some 2,000 Iraqi security force members yesterday entered Basra, Iraq, on a mission to crack down on "lawlessness." Meanwhile, Iraqi and coalition forces have renewed similar efforts in the Iraqi capital.
- Heavy fighting in Iraq IRNA 26 Mar 2008 -- Heavy fighting continued for a second day Wednesday in two of Iraq's largest cities, as Iraqi ground forces and helicopters mounted a huge operation to break what the Iraqi government said the grip of the militia controlling Basra.
- 44,000 wounded Iraq war GIs treated at US hospital in Germany IRNA 26 Mar 2008 -- Almost 44,000 American soldiers wounded during the Iraq war over the past five years have received medical treatment at the US Landstuhl military hospital in Germany, the largest medical facility outside the US, the European-edition of the US military daily Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday.
- Iraqi PM Gives Basra Militants 72 Hours to Surrender Arms VOA 26 Mar 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has ordered Shi'ite gunmen fighting government forces in the southern city of Basra to surrender their weapons within three days or face the consequences.
- IRAQ: "Pressing need" for drinking water in Basra as curfew bites IRIN 26 Mar 2008 -- Life in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, has been paralysed by a large-scale government military operation against militiamen of the Mahdi Army led by radical Shia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, Mahdi al-Tamimi, head of the city's Human Rights Office said on 25 March.
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