11 November 2007 Military News
Defense Policy / Programs
- Press Conference: Rule of Law: Col. Martins, Judge Sattar and Mr. Santelle, Nov. 11, 2007 MNF-I 11 Nov 2007 -- Judge Abdul Sattar Al-Bayrkdar, Spokesperson for the Higher Juridical Council Mr. James Santelle, Rule of law coordinator at the United States Embassy Col. Mark Martins, Staff judge advocate for the Multi-National Force-Iraq
- Nov. 10 airpower summary: C-130s sustain operations AFPN 11 Nov 2007
- Coalition Forces Detain Dozens in Iraq Operations AFPS 11 Nov 2007 -- Coalition forces detained 16 suspects, including three wanted individuals, during operations today to disrupt al Qaeda in Iraq and foreign terrorist operations in central and northern Iraq.
- US-Iraqi Military Operation Nets 200 Suspects in Northern Iraq VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- The U.S. military says a major joint operation with Iraqi forces has captured more than 200 suspected terrorists in four provinces of northern Iraq.
- Six Tribal Elders Killed in Western Afghanistan VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- An Afghan police official says six tribal elders were killed by gunmen Sunday in the western province of Herat.
- Terrorist Facilitators Detained in Zabul Province AFPS 11 Nov 2007 -- An Afghan and coalition operation in Afghanistan's Ghazni province yesterday resulted in the detention of five people suspected of being foreign-fighter facilitators.
Defense Policy / Programs
- NMCB 3 Seabees Train For Water Well Drilling Operations Navy NewsStand 11 Nov 2007 -- A group Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 has been training to develop a functional water well at Fort Hunter Liggett, since Oct. 30.
- Commander 2nd Fleet, Teams with Air Force to Test Technology Navy NewsStand 11 Nov 2007 -- Commander, 2nd Fleet's Battle Laboratory, simulating portions of a Maritime Headquarters with Maritime Operations Center (MHQ with MOC), is linking up with Air Force Air Operation Centers across the country to participate in the Air Force's Joint Expeditionary Force Experiment 2008-1 (JEFX 08-1) Nov. 5-16.
- Oklahoma City Returns to Norfolk Navy NewsStand 11 Nov 2007 -- The Los Angeles class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) returned to its home port here Nov.9 following a regularly scheduled six-month deployment.
- Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior and Sikorsky Aircraft Sign Contracts for Helicopter Program Sikorsky 11 Nov 2007 -- Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior (MOI) and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. have signed contracts for 16 S-92 multi-mission helicopters, 15 S-76 multi-mission helicopters and nine Schweizer 434 training helicopters
- Northrop Grumman-Built Defense Support Program Flight 23 Satellite Successfully Launched Northrop Grumman 11 Nov 2007 -- The final Defense Support Program (DSP) satellite thundered into the night sky from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Nov. 10 at 8:50 p.m. EST, and successfully separated from the Delta IV-Heavy launch vehicle six hours and 20 minutes later
- YEMEN: Government assesses damage in Saada region IRIN 11 Nov 2007 -- A government committee charged with assessing war damage in conflict-affected Saada province, in northern Yemen, said that its report has so far registered 3,375 cases of damage to public and private property in six out of Saada's 15 districts.
- Palestinian-Israeli Meeting Cancelled After Checkpoint Stop VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- A meeting between Palestinian and Israeli negotiators was cancelled Sunday after the Palestinian motorcade was stopped at an Israeli army checkpoint.
- Somali Capital Empties as Residents Flee Renewed Violence VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- Several neighborhoods in the Somali capital, Mogadishu are virtually deserted as residents flee to avoid fighting between Ethiopian troops and Islamist-led insurgents
- Western Envoys In Tbilisi To Urge End Of Emergency Measures RFE/RL 11 Nov 2007 -- Several Western envoys have been sent to Georgia to urge President Mikheil Saakashvili to lift a state of emergency and media restrictions imposed on November 7.
- Israeli Police Raid Government Offices in Olmert Corruption Probes VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- Israeli police investigating corruption allegations against the prime minister have launched a series of raids in Jerusalem
- UN Special Envoy Arrives in Burma to Probe Alleged Rights Abuses VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- A United Nations expert on human rights is in military-ruled Burma, on a five-day mission to determine how many people have been killed or detained in a crackdown on recent opposition protests.
- Rice Welcomes Musharraf's Pledges, Calls for Lifting Emergency Rule VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has welcomed Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's promise to hold elections by early January and give up his military post
- Bhutto Able to Leave Home, Meets Party Officials VOA 11 Nov 2007 -- Pakistani police have allowed former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto to move around the capital, Islamabad, for meetings with protesters and political party officials.
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