07 April 2008 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 07 Apr 2008 [PDF]
- MND-B Soldier attacked by IED (Baghdad)
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- Update: Coalition Force Soldiers attacked in Diyala
- MND-B Soldier attacked by small-arms fire
- MND-B Soldiers attacked by RPG (Baghdad)
- April 6 airpower summary: Reaper destroys target AFPN 07 Apr 2008
- Coalition Troops in Iraq Kill Five, Capture Eight Terrorists AFPS 07 Apr 2008 -- Coalition troops killed five terrorists and captured eight suspects during counterinsurgency operations in Iraq today, military officials reported.
- Coalition Forces Go After Rocket, Mortar Squads AFPS 07 Apr 2008 -- Coalition forces are increasingly focused on destroying enemy rocket and mortar teams following attacks on two Baghdad sites yesterday that killed three U.S. servicemembers and wounded 26 others.
- Iraqi Security Forces Managing Recent Violence in Sadr City Army News 07 Apr 2008 -- Even though the violence in Sadr City has recently risen, Iraqi Security Forces have increased their support for the residents living in the area.
- Petraeus, Crocker to Begin Iraq Update Tuesday VOA 07 Apr 2008 -- The top coalition commander in Iraq and the U.S. ambassador will testify to four congressional committees in Washington Tuesday and Wednesday to give an update on the security and political situations, and offer their expectations for the next six months
- Analysis: Petraeus, Crocker Gird for Assault on the Hill cfr.org 07 Apr 2008 -- When the top U.S. diplomat and chief commander of U.S. forces in Iraq sat side by side on Capitol Hill six months ago, assurances of a speedy U.S. victory in Iraq were absent
- Iraq's Maliki Threatens to Bar Sadr From Politics VOA 07 Apr 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has warned influential Shiite-militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr to disarm his militia or suffer being banned from elections and politics
- IRAQ: Doctors still unable to work normally in Baghdad suburb IRIN 07 Apr 2008 -- Despite the Iraqi premier's order to relax security measures in two Baghdad suburbs which have seen fierce clashes since 25 March, doctors and medical staff in one of these suburbs are still unable to operate normally, according to the head of a local hospital.
- Iraq: Government Delivers Ultimatum To Shi'ite Militia RFE/RL 07 Apr 2008 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki says a government ultimatum against militia factions is an attempt to pressure the movement of Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and his Imam Al-Mahdi Army.
- Hosseini affirms Iran's peace efforts in Iraq IRNA 07 Apr 2008 -- Foreign Ministry spokesman, Mohammad-Ali Hosseini, said here on Monday that Iraqi stability and security is Iran's first priority and Tehran plays its role in that regard.
- Iran concerned over Iraq's situation: Rafsanjani IRNA 07 Apr 2008 -- Chairman of the Expediency Council, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, on Sunday evening voiced Tehran's grave concern over Iraq's situation.
- Iran receives US official note to hold talks on Iraq: Hosseini IRNA 07 Apr 2008 -- Iran has received an official note from the US officials to hold the fourth round of talks on Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesman, Mohammad-Ali Hosseini, said on Monday.
- Tehran, Washington may soon hold new talks on Iraqi security RIA Novosti 07 Apr 2008 -- Iran is studying a U.S. proposal to hold a fourth round of talks on Iraqi security in the near future, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
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