03 April 2005 Military News
- MARINE KILLED IN AL ANBAR PROVINCE
- 1st COSCOM SOLDIER KILLED BY IED
- Iraqi Security Forces take lead on operations to suppress insurgency MNF-I/MNC-I 04 Mar 2005 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained 24 suspected insurgents during operations in northern Iraq April 2 and April 3,2005.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Iranian defense minister holds first round of talks in Algeria IRNA 03 Apr 2005 -- Visiting Iranian Defense Minister Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani discussed bilateral defense cooperation during the first round of his talks with Algerian Interior Minister Nourredine Yazid Zerhouni here on Saturday afternoon.
- Iran's defense minister meets Algerian president IRNA 03 Apr 2005 -- Iran's Defense Minister Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani, here since Saturday on a three-day official visit, conferred with Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
- SAF/IVORY COAST/PEACE TALKS VOA 03 Apr 2005 -- The president of South Africa is hosting the first round of Ivory Coast peace talks to be held since a fragile cease-fire was shattered in November.
- RUSSIA/KYRGYZSTAN VOA 03 Apr 2005 -- Kyrgyzstan's ousted president, Askar Akayev, has agreed to resign from his post. Mr. Akayev fled into exile to Russia last week, after opposition supporters took over government buildings in the country's capital Bishkek.
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