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03 January 2004 Military News

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  • TASK FORCE "ALL AMERICAN" SOLDIERS CONFISCATE WEAPONS CENTCOM Release 03 Jan 2004-- The 82nd Airborne Division and its subordinate units, also known as Task Force "All American", continued missions Thursday to capture enemy personnel who continue violence against coalition forces and the people of Al Anbar.
  • IRAQ/UNREST VOA 03 Jan 2004 -- The U-S military in Iraq says three American soldiers were killed on Friday. Two died when a bomb was detonated near their patrol south of Baghdad. Another soldier was killed in a mortar attack near the town of Balad, north of the capital. The U-S military is continuing an operation against insurgents.
  • IRAQ/UNREST VOA 03 Jan 2003 -- The U-S military in Iraq says one American soldier has been killed and two more were wounded in a mortar attack north of Baghdad.

  • Afghanistan: Karzai Calls For Consensus As Loya Jirga Expected To Reconvene RFE/RL 03 Jan 2003 -- Afghan Transitional Administration Chairman Hamid Karzai today called on delegates to the country's Constitutional Loya Jirga, or grand council, to work toward consensus on the country's new constitution.
  • AFGHANISTAN/LOYA JIRGA VOA 03 Jan 2003 -- The head of Afghanistan's constitutional assembly says delegates are just short of a deal on the nation's future system of government. But disagreement on one issue means agreement on a draft constitution will not be reached before Sunday.

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  • FRANCE/EGYPT/CRASH VOA 03 Jan 2003 -- France wants to assist Egyptian authorities investigating the crash of a charter plane off the coast of Egypt on Saturday that killed 148 people, most of them French tourists.
  • EGYPT/PLANE CRASH VOA 03 Jan 2003 -- Egyptian authorities say initial indications are that technical problems were to blame for Saturday's crash of a charter flight. All 148 people on board were killed, most of them French tourists.



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