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12 June 2011 Military News

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  • Clinton: Death of Embassy Bombing Suspect Big Blow to al-Qaida VOA 12 Jun 2011 -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the death of a man suspected of organizing the 1998 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania is a significant blow to al-Qaida.
  • U.K. foreign secretary pushes for UN resolution on Syria RIA Novosti 12 Jun 2011 -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Sunday urged the UN to send a 'clear message' to the Syrian government by issuing a resolution condemning brutal measures against anti-regime protesters.
  • Syrian Government Forces Retake Parts of Restive Northern Region VOA 12 Jun 2011 -- Syrian Army units have reportedly broken through the defenses of the restive, but mostly deserted, northern town of Jisr al Shaghour, after intense shelling by tanks and field artillery. Meanwhile in Libya, rebel fighters have reportedly stepped up their pressure on supply lines into the capital Tripoli.
  • IAEA board breached charter by Iran referral to UN Security Council IRNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Ambassador and Permanent Representative to IAEA Ali-Asghar Soltanieh said on Sunday that the IAEA Board of Governors breached charter of the body by referral of Iranian nuclear program to the United Nations Security Council.
  • US, biggest violator of NPT: Iran's FM IRNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi here on Sunday termed the United States as the biggest violator of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), adding the US is the only country that has used nuclear weapons against other states.
  • Iran to transfer enrichment to Fordo site ISNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said on Sunday the country intends to transfer nuclear enrichment process to Fordo nuclear facility.
  • Iran begins 2nd int'l nuclear Disarmament Conference ISNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Iran kicked off the second International Nuclear Disarmament Conference on Sunday in presence of officials and representatives of over 40 countries.
  • Nukes, apparent crime against humanity: Iran FM Deputy ISNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Employment of nuclear weapons is apparent crime against humanity, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Mohammad Mehdi Akhound-Zadeh on Sunday.
  • Iran urges chemical weapons annihilation by late April 2012 ISNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Iran called for annihilation of chemical weapons by April 29, 2012.
  • CIA chief Panetta leaves without Pakistan deal IRNA 12 Jun 2011 -- Chief of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Leon Panetta left Islamabad after meeting with Pakistan's army chief and intelligence head but without a deal on resetting the relationship between the spy agencies, it was reported Sunday.
  • Egypt detains alleged Israeli spy RIA Novosti 12 Jun 2011 -- Egyptian authorities have detained an alleged Israeli agent over reported engagement in espionage during the popular revolution in the country, official news agency Mena said on Sunday.
  • Taliban Denies Involvement in Pakistan Bombings VOA 12 Jun 2011 -- The Taliban has denied responsibility for twin bombings at a crowded market in Pakistan's Peshawar city that killed at least 35 people and wounded more than 100 others late Saturday.



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