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11 September 2011 Military News

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  • Battle for Bani Walid Rages in Libya VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- Libya, NATO warplanes have struck targets in areas still held by former leader Moammar Gadhafi, while anti-Gadhafi forces prepared to resume their push against several Gadhafi strongholds, one day after the expiration of a deadline for their surrender.
  • Darfur: UN-AU envoy says enduring peace is a realistic objective UN News Centre 11 Sep 2011 -- A permanent ceasefire and lasting peace in Darfur is an achievable goal, the top United Nations-African Union official in the troubled Sudanese region stressed today, urging all sides to the conflict to build on a recent peace agreement between the Government and one of the rebel groups.

News Reports

  • Obama: America Has Emerged Stronger From 9/11 AFPS 11 Sep 2011 -- President Barack Obama today remembered those who were lost to terrorist attacks a decade ago and said the American commitment to freedom, justice, courage and liberty has not dimmed in the face of many trials.
  • Obama: US Resilient, Stronger 10 Years After Terror Attacks VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- President Barack Obama on Sunday said the United States has emerged stronger and more united from the dark days of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. The president spoke in Washington after attending 10th anniversary memorial events in New York City, Pennsylvania and at the Pentagon, honoring the nearly 3,000 people who died.
  • Remarks by Secretary Panetta and Adm. Mullen at the September 11th Commemoration, The Pentagon, Arlington, Va. DoD 11 Sep 2011 -- Presenter: Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen
  • Mullen Speaks of Loss, Resilience During Pentagon Remembrance AFPS 11 Sep 2011 -- Families, friends, co-workers and survivors gathered at the Pentagon today to remember the 184 men, women and children killed when terrorists flew American Airlines Flight 77 into the building a decade ago.
  • Nation Stronger, Safer Since 9/11, Panetta Says AFPS 11 Sep 2011 -- As he stood where a hijacked airliner slammed into the Pentagon 10 years ago today, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the United States has become stronger and safer since Sept. 11, 2001.
  • Solemn U.S. Ceremonies Mark 10th Anniversary Of 9/11 Attacks RFE/RL 11 Sep 2011 -- The United States is marking the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11 with solemn ceremonies to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in New York City, Washington, D.C., and a rural field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
  • America Marks 10 Years Since Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- Americans have marked the 10-year anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States that killed nearly 3,000 people. Ceremonies were held in New York, at the Pentagon, and in Pennsylvania, locations where the flights of hijacked jetliners came to tragic ends.
  • Europe Remembers September 11 Attacks Amid Heightened Security VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- Europe is commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the United States amid heightened security after police in Sweden detained four people suspected of plotting a terrorist attack there. Four former Communist nations that joined the EU in the last decade are among the Union's member states commemorating the 9/11 attacks.
  • Terrorist Attack Victims and Heroes Remembered in New York VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- On a day as clear as September 11, 2001, President Barack Obama and former president George W. Bush walked with their wives to the memorial pools built in the footprints of the former twin towers of the World Trade Center. They bowed their heads and hugged family members of some of those killed.
  • Pakistan says will continue anti-terror war IRNA 11 Sep 2011 -- Pakistan Sunday used its message on the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks to declare that it would back the world community to fight terrorism till its elimination.
  • Iranian, Russian officials to inaugurate Bushehr N. power plant IRNA 11 Sep 2011 -- Senior Iranian and Russian officials are to attend a ceremony marking the commissioning of Bushehr nuclear power plant on Monday.
  • Four Arrested In Sweden In Suspected Terror Plot RFE/RL 11 Sep 2011 -- Swedish police have arrested four people in the southwestern city of Gothenburg on suspicion of preparing a terror attack, local media reported, citing intelligence sources.
  • Yemen Bomb Kills 2 Soldiers Fighting Al-Qaida VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- Yemeni officials say a roadside bomb has killed two Yemeni soldiers in the southern city of Zinjibar, where government forces have been fighting to oust al-Qaida-linked militants who seized control of the port in May.
  • Israel Conciliatory after Embassy Attack in Cairo VOA 11 Sep 2011 -- Israel is seeking to limit the damage to relations with Egypt following an attack Friday on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo.



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