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19 July 2013 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF/OND Casualty Update 19 Jul 2013 [PDF]
  • Is Zero Really an Option for US in Afghanistan? VOA 19 Jul 2013 -- By the end of 2014, the United States will have been at war in Afghanistan for over a dozen years. With over 2,000 Americans dead, another 17,000 wounded and close to $700 billion spent on that war, most Americans are looking for an exit.
  • Combat Logistics Battalion 6 deploys to Afghanistan USMC News 19 Jul 2013 -- Approximately 1,000 Marines and sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 6 departed here in a series of ceremonies from July 10 to 18, to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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News Reports

  • Pro-Morsi Protesters Pack the Streets of Cairo VOA 19 Jul 2013 -- Tens of thousands of supporters of Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi have held rallies in the capital Cairo and a number of other cities. A rival protest of those who supported Mr. Morsi's ouster was due later in the day.
  • Egypt military warns against violence ahead of Friday rallies Iran Press TV 19 Jul 2013 -- The Egyptian military and interim government have warned against violence as supporters and opponents of the ousted president Mohamed Morsi prepare to hold fresh rival rallies.
  • Supporters, Opponents Of Ousted Egyptian President Rally RFE/RL 19 Jul 2013 -- Tens of thousands of people have attended demonstrations across Egypt with some demanding the reinstatement of ousted President Muhammad Morsi and others showing their support for the decision to remove Morsi from power.
  • UN human rights chief seeks details from Egyptian authorities on recent developments UN News Centre 19 Jul 2013 -- The United Nations human rights chief has requested detailed information from the Egyptian authorities about the legal basis on which the former president and his team are detained, arrest warrants have been issued and the total number of people currently in custody following the recent change in government.
  • Kirov Judge Orders Navalny's Release RFE/RL 19 Jul 2013 -- A judge in Kirov, Russia, has ordered the release of jailed opposition leader Aleksei Navalny a day after his conviction and sentencing to five years in prison on embezzlement charges.
  • News Analysis: Twists In Navalny Case Leave Heads Spinning RFE/RL 19 Jul 2013 -- The world did a double-take watching prosecutors in Russia's Kirov Oblast do their own about-face on July 19 by requesting that opposition politician Aleksei Navalny be released from custody pending an appeal against his embezzlement conviction.
  • Russian Court Releases Navalny From Custody Pending Appeal RIA Novosti 19 Jul 2013 -- A Russian court released opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny from custody Friday, as the five-year prison sentence handed down to him the day before will only come in force in ten days, after his appeal is heard.
  • Panama arrests ex-CIA station chief indicted in Italy for abduction Iran Press TV 19 Jul 2013 -- A former CIA station chief in Italy's capital of Milan has been arrested in Panama years after his conviction in the European nation for abducting a Muslim preacher from an Italian street as part of the US extraordinary rendition program.
  • US Reporter Ordered to Testify on CIA Iran Leak Source RIA Novosti 19 Jul 2013 -- A US federal appeals court Friday ordered a New York Times reporter to testify whether a US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) official disclosed classified information about a covert CIA operation against Iran, a ruling with implications for the US media's ability to protect sources amid a government crackdown on leaks.

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