Coalition Forces Kill Enemy Fighters, Detain Dozens in Iraq Operations
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2008 – Coalition forces detained several suspects, including three wanted individuals, during operations today to disrupt al-Qaeda in Iraq and foreign-terrorist operations in central and northern Iraq.
– During an operation in southern Baghdad, coalition forces captured a wanted individual believed [...]
Iraqi troops capture mid-level AQI leader, six other suspects
Posted: 05 May 2008 09:40 AM CDT
BAGHDAD (May 4, 2008) – Soldiers with the 5th Iraqi Army Division and a Muqdadiyah Special Weapons and Tactics team, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained a mid-level al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and detained six other suspected terrorists in an operation [...]
BAGHDAD — The leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was arrested in the northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
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This report has not yet been confirmed.
FoxNews reports that the individual captured in Iraq is not Abu Ayyub al-Masri.
Local citizens fend off AQI attack
Posted: 29 Apr 2008 08:54 AM CDT
TIKRIT, Iraq (Apr.28, 2008)- Local citizens in the Diyala Province fended off an attack from al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists April 28.
AWT, MND-B tank crew kill seven criminals
Posted: 29 Apr 2008 08:45 AM CDT
BAGHDAD (Apr. 28, 2008)- An aerial weapons team and an M1A2 [...]
An al Qaeda in Iraq torture compound and prison in northern Zambraniyah, Iraq, is destroyed after being hit with six 500-pound precision-guided bombs dropped from a U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber March 10, 2008. Photo by Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway, USAF
U.S. Bomber Destroys Al Qaeda in Iraq Jail, Torture Facility
By Tech. Sgt. Joel Langton, [...]
Al Qaeda Leader’s Diary Reveals Organization’s Decline
By Seaman William Selby, USN
Special to American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2008 – U.S. troops found a diary belonging to an al Qaeda in Iraq leader that has Coalition forces believing the terrorist organization is “on its heels,” a senior military official in Baghdad said this morning.
Soldiers of [...]
“Critics insisted that the plan would fail. They declared that U.S. forces in Iraq were already ineffective because the situation was beyond repair. The increase of U.S. forces would be seen as more as “occupiers” and would “create more insurgents”. Critics also insisted that the Surge would destroy the already strained US military. Predictions by [...]
Troops Detain 2 Extremists Tied to Soldiers’ Abduction
Iraqi police and U.S. special operations forces seized two suspected extremists believed to be complicit in the kidnapping of three U.S. soldiers in early May, U.S. military officials said today.
The suspects were detained during Dec. 24-25 operations in Ramadi, officials said. The raids were prompted by intelligence reports [...]
Muqdadiyah, Mosul, Samarra, Iskandariyah and other hot-spots throughout Iraq are being calmed by the persistence of coalition forces and the civilian population’s desire for peace. The brief stories in the article from the American Forces Press Service outline what has become pretty standard news coming out of Iraq. Mostly goods news for families back in [...]
Progress continues as al Qaeda is on the run. Criminal gangs are being captured and killed along with weapons caches while the civilian population is more willing to assist their army bring the long awaited peace to Iraq.
We’re getting there.
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2007 – Coalition forces in Iraq killed one terrorist, captured [...]