06 November 2005 Military News
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- Patrol Finds, Destroys Weapons Cache AFPS 06 Nov 2005 -- A Task Force Band of Brothers patrol near Forward Operating Base Anaconda in Iraq found two weapons caches containing timers, watches and other items commonly used in constructing roadside bombs Nov. 5, officials said today.
- Steel Curtain Kills at Least 17 Terrorists AFPS 06 Nov 2005 -- U.S Marines in Iraq today confirmed 17 terrorists killed since Operation Steel Curtain began Nov. 5. Coalition officials suspect, but haven't been able to confirm, many more killed.
- Civilians Flee Iraqi Town During Lull In Fighting RFE/RL 06 Nov 2005 -- Scores of people today fled an Iraqi town on the Syrian border during a lull in fighting between U.S. and Iraqi troops and suspected insurgents.
- Weapons cache found MNF-I 06 Nov 2005 -- A Task Force Band of Brothers patrol near Forward Operating Base Anaconda discovered two weapons caches containing timers, watches and other items commonly used in constructing IEDs early Nov. 5.
- Operation Steel Curtain update MNF-I 06 Nov 2005 -- Fighting continued into the second day of Operation al Hajip Elfulathi (Steel Curtain) in the town of Husaybah near the Iraq-Syria border.
- Mullah Omar Resurfaces with Appeal for Muslims to Fight VOA 06 Nov 2005 -- Mullah Mohammad Omar, the Taleban leader who fled to Pakistan after U.S.-led forces routed his fighters in Afghanistan, has resurfaced with a message asking all Muslims to join his fight.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Maulers An Important Asset to CVW-1 Navy NewsStand 06 Nov 2005 -- The Maulers of Sea Control Squadron (VS) 32 embarked aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Oct. 26 to assist the carrier during the ship's Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA).
- High Ranking US Diplomat Heads for Sudan Seeking Peace in Darfur VOA 06 Nov 2005 -- Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick is leaving for Africa in an effort to stop a spike in violence in Sudan's Darfur region, where fighting has left at least 180,000 people dead and has displaced about two million more from their homes and villages
- No Breakthrough in Talks on Opening Gaza-Egypt Border VOA 06 Nov 2005 -- High-level talks in the Middle East have failed to yield a breakthrough on opening the border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip
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