24 April 2004 Military News
- Task Force 1st Armored Division Soldier Dies in Non-combat Incident [CJTF-7 News Release] April 24, 2004
- Rocket Attack Hits Coalition Base; 4 Killed, 7 Wounded [CJTF-7 News Release] April 24, 2004
- Marine Dies of Wounds [CJTF-7 News Release] April 24, 2004
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Announces Change-in-Status of an Army Soldier Casualty
- Suicide Bombers Target Iraqi Oil Facilities VOA News 24 Apr 2004 -- Suicide bombers attempted boat attacks against Iraqi oil facilities Saturday, killing two U.S. sailors, after a day of violence left 29 Iraqis and four American soldiers dead elsewhere in Iraq.
- Coalition Following Fallujah Agreement, Enemy Not Complying AFPS 24 Apr 2004 -- The coalition has fulfilled almost all aspects of the agreement in Fallujah while anti-coalition forces there have fulfilled almost none, coalition officials in Baghdad said today.
- IRAQ/WRAP VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- A series of attacks across Iraq Saturday has killed at least 29 civilians and seven coalition soldiers. Two sailors were among the coaltion casualties when a suicide bombers launched three boat attacks on oil terminals in the Persian Gulf.
- Attacks Continue In Iraq As 14 More Killed In Bus Bombing RFE/RL 24 Apr 2004 -- Explosions in and around Baghdad and Tikrit claimed a number of lives in Iraq today.
- Former Football Star Killed in Afghanistan AFPS 24 Apr 2004 -- He was so moved by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, that he turned down a $3.6 million professional football contract to become an Army Ranger.
- PAKISTAN/AL-QAIDA VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- After months of off-and-on fighting in Pakistan's remote tribal region, renegade tribesmen have accepted the government's offer of an amnesty.
Defense Policy / Programs
- U.S. Disappointed by Greek Cypriot Rejection of U.N. Settlement Plan Washington File 24 Apr 2004 -- The United States is disappointed that a majority of Greek Cypriots rejected the United Nations settlement plan on April 24, but commends the large majority of Turkish Cypriots who voted to approve the plan, said State Department spokesman Richard Boucher.
- Cyprus will remain divided as Greek Cypriots - but not Turkish Cypriots - reject UN plan UN News Centre 24 Apr 2004 -- Cyprus will remain divided after Greek Cypriots today rejected a settlement plan put forward by United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan which was approved today by Turkish Cypriots.
- CYPRUS/VOTE VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- A United Nations brokered plan to reunify the island of Cyprus after 30 years of ethnic partition has been overwhelmingly rejected by more than 75 percent of the larger Greek side of the island. It was accepted by 60 percent of the smaller Turkish north.
- Greek Cypriot Reaction VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- A majority of Greek Cyrpiot population in Cyprus has rejected a U-N backed peace plan to end the division of the Mediterranean island.
- Turkish Cypriots reaction VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- Turkish Cypriot leaders say they will continue efforts to re-unite the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus despite an overwhelming rejection Saturday of a United Nations peace plan by Greek Cypriots.
- IVORY COAST/PROTEST VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- Thousands of opposition and rebel supporters in Ivory Coast have held a memorial service for those killed in a security crackdown on a demonstration last month.
- ISRAEL/ARAFAT VOA 24 Apr 2004 -- Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia has called on the international community to protect Yasser Arafat after new threats by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon against the Palestinian leader.
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