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05 June 2011 Military News

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  • Moscow alarmed over NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya - vice-premier RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2011 -- Moscow is alarmed over NATO's disproportionate use of force in Libya and the alliance's clear support for one side in the Libyan conflict, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said on Sunday.
  • Yemen's Wounded President Saleh in Saudi Arabia VOA 05 Jun 2011 -- Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh is in Saudi Arabia for treatment of injuries sustained in a rocket attack Friday, raising further uncertainty in his country, where many are seeking his ouster.
  • Embattled Yemeni President Goes Abroad For Medical Treatment RFE/RL 05 Jun 2011 -- Antigovernment protesters are gathering in Sanaa's Tagheer Square to celebrate the departure of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who left for Saudi Arabia to be treated for wounds received in a June 3 rocket attack on the presidential palace.
  • Yemeni VP takes over as acting president - media RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2011 -- Yemen's Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has assumed the role of acting president and supreme commander of the armed forces, Al Jazeera reported citing anonymous sources.
  • Israeli Troops Fire at Protesters at Golan Heights Border VOA 05 Jun 2011 -- Israeli troops have opened fire on pro-Palestinian demonstrators who allegedly tried to cross the fence separating Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Syrian state media report at least 20 people were killed. Among those reported killed were a woman and child. The incident was part of a wave of Palestinian demonstrations marking the 44th anniversary of the 1967 Arab-Israeli war.
  • 12 Arabs killed for violating ceasefire line in Golan Heights RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2011 -- Israeli military killed 12 Arabs, including a child, and wounded at least 220 when they tried to storm a ceasefire line on Sunday marking 44 years of the Six-Day Arab-Israeli War, the Syrian state television said.
  • Gaza authorities ban Palestinians from approaching Israel border RIA Novosti 05 Jun 2011 -- Police in Gaza had to set up checkpoints on the border with Israel on Sunday to prevent Palestinian demonstrators marking the 1967 Six-Day War anniversary from clashing with Israeli military, Palestinian media said.
  • North Sudan Dismisses UN Call For Abyei Withdrawal VOA 05 Jun 2011 -- North Sudan's government has rejected a call from the U.N. Security Council to pull its troops out of the disputed Abyei region.
  • Rodong Sinmun Calls on S. Korea's Confrontation KCNA 05 Jun 2011 -- All the patriotic forces at home and abroad should firmly unite under the banner of the June 15 joint declaration and the October 4 declaration.
  • KPA on Lee Myung Bak and ROK Policy KCNA 05 Jun 2011 -- The General Staff of the Korean People's Army clarified its strong stand regarding Lee Myung Bak.
  • Papers on Development of DPRK-China Friendship KCNA 05 Jun 2011 -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il's visit to China in May clearly proved the unreserved support, firm solidarity and true relations of cooperation.
  • China Irks Neighbors as Tensions Rise in South China Sea VOA 05 Jun 2011 -- Tensions in the South China Sea over territorial disputes are rising once again with China clashing with Vietnam and the Philippines recently. The disputes come as the United States and ASEAN try to help those with claims in the resource rich waters resolve their differences through dialogue and avoid the use of force or threats.

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