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07 February 2004 Military News

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Current Operations

  • Military Operations, Political Track Continue to Move Forward AFPS 07 Feb 2004 -- While political progress moves forward, coalition military operations continue to kill or capture anti-coalition forces. Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director of operations at Combined Joint Task Force 7, said today in a Baghdad briefing that Iraq has been relatively stable.

  • Iran builds border outposts in Afghanistan IRNA 07 Feb 2004 -- The Islamic Republic of Iran has completed the construction of ten border outposts in Harat province of Afghanistan, said an Iranian official Saturday.
  • COMBINED FORCES COMMAND-AFGHANISTAN RELEASE CENTCOM Release 07 Feb 2004-- In coordination with the Islamic Transitional Government of Afghanistan, Combined Forces Command-Afghanistan continues to train the Afghan National Army, provide civil affairs support, and disrupt, deny, and destroy terrorist and anti-ITGA forces in order to establish a stable and secure Afghanistan.

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • HAITI UNREST VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- At least three policemen in the Caribbean nation of Haiti have been killed in fighting with armed rebels. The violence is taking place in the northern city of Gonaives (Gone-eye-eve) where rebels opposed to Haiti's President have burned down several government buildings and freed a large number of prisoners.
  • RUSSIA / BOMB VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- Police in Moscow are searching for clues in the apparent suicide bombing of a crowded subway train. Thirty-nine people were killed in the blast.
  • ISRAEL AIR STRIKE VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- A 12-year-old Palestinian boy was killed and at least eight others were injured in an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on Saturday.

News Reports

  • RUSSIA/AZERBAIJAN VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- The new president of Azerbaijan says his three-day visit to Moscow has allowed him to strengthen ties and reach trade agreements with Russia. Ilkham Aliyev met with President Vladimir Putin and other senior Russian officials during his stay.
  • NIGERIA/HALLIBURTON VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- Nigeria has ordered an investigation into bribery allegations against a subsidiary of the U-S-based Halliburton company.
  • RED CROSS/ERITREA VOA 07 Feb 2004 -- The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says aid for nearly two-million Eritreans must come now, if a catastrophic food crisis is to be avoided.



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