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06 September 2003 Military News

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  • IRAQI WORKERS, COALITION SOLDIERS RESTORE MOSUL'S ZOO CENTCOM 06 Sept 2003-- Quartermaster soldiers assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) along with 42 Iraqis have taken on the mission of restoring the Mosul City Zoo.
  • WEAPONS CACHE DISCOVERED IN 3rd BRIGADE AREA CENTCOM 06 Sept 2003-- The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) is making significant progress to find and destroy weapons caches in the 3rd Brigade area of operations.
  • 3rd ACR PATROLS NET BIG WEAPONS HAUL CENTCOM 06 Sept 2003-- In recent weeks, 2nd Squadron (Sabre), 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment soldiers conducted raids of possible safe houses and dwellings of suspected former regime loyalists and other subversive elements in Al Fallujah and in surrounding areas.
  • Rumsfeld Visits Multinational Division in Iraq AFPS 06 Sept 2003-- An assortment of uniforms greeted Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld as he arrived at the headquarters of the Multinational Division South-Central here today.
  • LIBERIA/U-N PEACEKEEPERS VOA 06 Sept 2003-- Officials of the West African peacekeeping force in Liberia say that deployment of troops beyond the capital is going ahead. On Friday, the U-N special representative to Liberia, Jacques Klein, said that it would take a 15-thousand-strong international peacekeeping force to restore stability throughout Liberia.

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  • White House Issues Statement on Resignation of Abbas Washington File 06 Sept 2003-- The White House issued a statement September 6 on the resignation of Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas. The statement called for all parties to "consider carefully the consequences of their actions," and affirmed continued commitment to President Bush's roadmap for Middle East peace.
  • ABBAS/PALESTINIAN REACT VOA 06 Sept 2003-- Palestinian officials say they will make every effort to ensure a peaceful transition to a new government following the resignation of Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas. They say the resignation should not be allowed to harm efforts to bring peace to the region
  • ABBAS RESIGNS VOA 06 Sept 2003-- Palestinian President Yasser Arafat has accepted the resignation of his prime minister, Mahmoud Abbas, in a move seen as a major blow to U-S and international peace efforts
  • E-U / ABBAS / HAMAS VOA 06 Sept 2003-- European Union foreign ministers meeting in Italy have expressed alarm at the resignation of Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas. They say they fear it could be a severe setback to the Middle East peace process. At the same time the ministers agreed to blacklist the political wing of Hamas

  • Kashmir Gun battle enters 5th day, choppers forced into service IRNA 06 Sep 2003 -- The gun battle between militants and Indian soldiers in Kashmir province of Jammu entered its fifth day Saturday, with army now pressing helicopters into service to track the holed-up militants. Army officials say they were acting cautiously to avert casualties.
  • Six persons killed, 25 injured in Srinagar blast IRNA 06 Sep 2003 -- At least six persons were killed and 25 injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast triggered by militants here in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Saturday morning.

  • INDONESIA / ACEH DEATHS VOA 06 Sept 2003-- Indonesian authorities say that more than 300 civilians have been killed in the restive northern province of Aceh since the government launched an offensive against separatist rebels there almost four months ago

  • LIBERIA: Liberia needs 900 international police officers, UN envoy says IRIN 06 Sep 2003 -- The United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative to Liberia, Jacques Klein, has said that 900 international police officers are needed to help train and rebuild the Liberian police force.

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