13 March 2005 Military News
- Task Force Freedom Soldier killed
- Iraqi Security Forces detain suspected terrorists MNF-I/MNC-I 13 Mar 2005 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), detained a total of 11 suspected terrorists during operations in northern Iraq March 13.
- Security Forces uncover large weapons caches MNF-I/MNC-I 13 Mar 2005 -- Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) discovered three large weapons caches during operations in northern Iraq March 12.
- Two American Contractors, One Soldier Killed in Iraq AFPS 13 Mar 2005 -- U.S. Embassy officials in Baghdad, Iraq, confirmed today that two American contractors were killed March 12 when an improvised explosive device exploded next to their vehicle on the road to Hilla.
- U.S. Marines Attacked in Afghanistan AFPS 13 Mar 2005 -- Two U.S. Marines were wounded March 12 in an ambush by anti-coalition militia while conducting routine security patrols north of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border.
Defense Policy / Programs
- ISRAEL-OUTPOSTS VOA 13 Mar 2005 -- The Israeli government has accepted a report on Jewish settlement expansion in the West Bank that points to violations of an internationally-backed peace plan. Israel is promising to make amends and dismantle about one-quarter of them.
- Rebel Commander Killed In Chechnya RFE/RL 13 Mar 2005 -- Security forces hunting down insurgents in Chechnya killed a separatist commander today.
- US LEBANON VOA 13 Mar 2005 -- The Bush administration has cautiously welcomed Syria's assurances to a U.N. envoy that it would withdraw all its troops and intelligence agents from Lebanon.
- TOGO/POLITICS VOA 13 Mar 2005 -- Thousands have gathered in Togo for the funeral of the late president Gnassingbe Eyadema.
- CAR / ELECTIONS VOA 13 Mar 2005 -- Security forces in the Central African Republic have deployed around strategic areas following the start of vote counting from Sunday's post-conflict elections.
|Join the GlobalSecurity.org mailing list|