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Iraq: At least nine dead as Odierno speaks about need of UN peacekeepers in north

the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, General Ray Odierno stated there might be a need to "UN peacekeepers in Iraq after the withdrawal of U.S. forces." Odierno said in an interview with The Associated ...

08/07/2010 - 10:48 - comment 0

Top U.S. general: Iraq pullout to be held as planned

Gen. Ray Odierno said in Baghdad that most of the 96,000 soldiers currently in Iraq will remain ... don't see that changing," Odierno said. "We believe we're right on track for that."   According to Odierno, as of now, every sign points to Iraq being able to peacefully form a new ...

20/06/2010 - 11:10 - comment 0

Mortars fired as Biden arrives in Baghdad

military commander, General Ray Odierno, just before the mortar strikes.   Biden was safe in an undisclosed location, aides said.   A briefing for journalists by Hill and Odierno was interrupted ... meeting with Hill and Odierno, Biden said a national election in January was the key to resolving those ...

16/05/2010 - 17:40 - comment 0

4000 US troops to leave Iraq next month

commander in Iraq said in testimony prepared for a congressional hearing on Wednesday. General Ray Odierno ... to 120,000 troops in Iraq," Odierno said, according to Reuters . "As we go forward, we will thin ... transition of responsibilities to the Iraqi security forces."   According to Odierno, the number ...

16/05/2010 - 17:33 - comment 0

Members of Saddam inner circle arrested as two US soldiers wounded

According to AP, Maj. Gen. Ray Odierno, commander of the 4th Infantry Division, made the disclosure ... closing in on Saddam, Odierno said it was unclear whether the newly captured members of his security detail had been protecting him recently.     Odierno added U.S. troops also have spoken ...

18/05/2010 - 14:32 - comment 0

U.S. to make army division headquarters in Iraq amid expanding operations against IS

Chief of Staff Ray Odierno has said the Army "will send another division headquarters to Iraq ...

24/09/2014 - 08:01 - comment 0

US Commander: One Mistake and Saddam is in our hands

him," Major General Ray  Odierno of the 4th Infantry Division said on Friday.    "That's what we're waiting for", AP cited him as saying.     Odierno's troops have ...

18/05/2010 - 14:29 - comment 0

Senior US Commander: Attacks on US troops in Iraq not '\'militarily significant'\'

Major General Ray Odierno, the commander of the US Army's 4th Infantry Division, acknowledged his ... Odierno was cited by AFP as saying.    However, rather than signaling growing popular opposition, Odierno said the attacks were a reaction to pressure applied by US raids throughout the region.    ...

18/05/2010 - 14:35 - comment 0

Syria: UN calls for cross-border aid, Turkey to vote on military mandate, and US still touting "wait and see"

General Ray Odierno . At this time, the UN resolution does not include any automatic military action ... right to send troops into its southern neighbor under international law, and US General Odierno tells ...

02/10/2013 - 17:21 - comment 0

British forces start to withdraw from Iraq

Kingdom made the supreme sacrifice," said General Ray Odierno, the senior US army officer in Iraq, ... Marines were lowered.   "You have restored hope where chaos reigned," Odierno added. ...

16/05/2010 - 18:03 - comment 0