11 November 2005 Military News
- SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO MARINE EXPEDITIONARY FORCE KILLED
- MARINE DIES FROM IED
- Operation Steel Curtain update MNF-I 11 Nov 2005 -- Approximately 1,000 Iraqi Army Soldiers and 2,500 Marines, Soldiers and Sailors with Regimental Combat Team - 2 continue clearing the town of Karabilah of terrorists and weapons in Operation al Hajip Elfulathi (Steel Curtain).
- Suspected triggerman caught after bomb attack MNF-I 11 Nov 2005 -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers detained a suspected triggerman after a bomb attack north of Baghdad Nov. 10.
- Mortar cache destroyed MNF-I 11 Nov 2005 -- Coalition air forces acting on multiple intelligence sources and tips from local citizens, raided a suspected al Qaeda in Iraq terrorist mortar cache in the village of Qazwan, near Ramadi, Iraq Nov. 10 at approximately 3:43 a.m.
- Baghdad suicide bombing cell blown MNF-I 11 Nov 2005 -- Coalition Forces, acting on multiple intelligence sources and tips from local citizens, raided three suspected terrorist safe houses Nov. 10 to capture or kill members of a suspected Al Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber cell operating in the Baghdad area.
- Afghanistan: What Will Become Of The Provincial Councils? RFE/RL 11 Nov 2005 -- Afghan voters went to the polls in mid-September to elect representatives to the People's Council (Wolesi Jirga) of the Afghan National Assembly
Defense Policy / Programs
- DAILY PRESS BRIEFING BY THE OFFICES OF THE SPOKESMAN FOR THE SECRETARY-GENERAL AND THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PRESIDENT United Nations 11 Nov 2005
- Ethiopian-Eritrean border remains tense, potentially volatile, UN mission reports UN News Centre 11 Nov 2005 -- The military situation along the Ethiopian-Eritrean border, which Secretary-General Kofi Annan has warned could lead to another round of "devastating hostilities," remained tense and potentially volatile during the past week, according to the latest update from the increasingly restricted United Nations peacekeeping mission in the area.
- ETHIOPIA-ERITREA: Peacekeepers facing more restrictions, says UNMEE IRIN 11 Nov 2005 -- Restrictions on United Nations peacekeepers patrolling the "tense and potentially volatile" Ethiopia-Eritrea frontier have increased considerably, the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) said on Thursday.
- Suspected Nalchik Raiders Arrested In Eastern Siberia RFE/RL 11 Nov 2005 -- Authorities in Russia's Far East say they have arrested two men suspected of taking part in an armed raid last month in the North Caucasus.
- Authorities Suspect Scholar Of Instigating Nalchik Raid RFE/RL 11 Nov 2005 -- A Russian prosecutor says a prominent Islamic scholar is suspected of instigating a militant raid in the North Caucasus last month.
- SUDAN: Killings reported in South Darfur, says UN IRIN 11 Nov 2005 -- The UN Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) said on Thursday that it had received an unconfirmed report that some 1,500 armed men had attacked and burned six villages in South Darfur, killing 18 people earlier this week.
- GREAT LAKES: UN Security Council mission gives the region a thumbs-up IRIN 11 Nov 2005 -- At the end of a UN Security Council mission to the Great Lakes the head of the delegation said on Thursday that compared to two years earlier, when he was in the region heading a similar tour, the situation has improved markedly.
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