12 November 2006 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Three Soldiers Killed in Al Anbar
- CENTAF releases airpower summary for Nov. 12 AFPS 12 Nov 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for Nov. 12.
- Iraqi Army Soldiers Taking Fight to Enemy AFPS 12 Nov 2006 -- The Iraqi army took the fight to the enemy over the weekend, capturing an insurgent cell leader, detaining an improvised explosive device supplier and detaining suspected death squad members.
- Twin Suicide Bombings Kill Dozens in Iraq VOA 12 Nov 2006 -- Bomb blasts at an Iraqi police facility have killed at least 35 people and left dozens of others wounded.
- Taliban insurgency tops list of concerns as Security Council team arrives in Afghanistan UN News Centre 12 Nov 2006 -- With the Taliban insurgency posing a major problem for Afghanistan, the head of a Security Council mission there today pledged that the international community will stand by the country as it works to rebuild.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Dutch Air Force to Fly with Litening Pods from Rafael and Northrop Grumman Rafael 12 Nov 2006 -- The Dutch Air Force has decided to equip their F-16s with the Litening AT targeting and navigation pods manufactured by RAFAEL Armament Development Authority Ltd and Northrop Grumman Corporation.
- Iran, Palestinians, Will Top US-Israel Summit Agenda VOA 12 Nov 2006 -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has arrived in the United States for a White House summit with President Bush on Monday
- Israeli General Resigns After Criticism of His Conduct in Lebanon War VOA 12 Nov 2006 -- An Israeli general has resigned after a military investigation criticized his conduct during Israel's recent war with Hezbollah.
- U.S. Rejects Security Council Resolution on Beit Hanoun Incident Washington File 12 Nov 2006 -- The United States "was compelled to vote against" a draft United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the November 8 Israeli artillery barrage that accidentally killed several Palestinian civilians because the resolution would have advanced a "one-sided political agenda," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says.
- South Ossetia Holds Independence Referendum RFE/RL 12 Nov 2006 -- The election commission in Georgia's breakaway region of South Ossetia, reporting at 2:30 p.m. local time, said 64 percent of voters had already cast ballots in the referendum on independence.
- Georgia refutes S. Ossetia's reports on assault force in conflict area RIA Novosti 12 Nov 2006 -- The Georgian Interior Ministry refuted Sunday the reports by its breakaway province of South Ossetia on allegedly bringing an assault force into the conflict area.
- UN Humanitarian Chief in Sudan for Meeting With Uganda Rebels VOA 12 Nov 2006 -- The United Nations humanitarian chief is in southern Sudan for a meeting with the elusive leader of the Ugandan Lord's Resistance Army to discuss humanitarian issues.
- Cluster Bomb Treaty Comes Into Force VOA 12 Nov 2006 -- A new international treaty aimed at reducing the deaths and injuries from cluster bombs, landmines and other unexploded ordnance comes into force Sunday
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