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24 July 2013 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF/OND Casualty Update 24 Jul 2013 [PDF]
  • Pakistan Says it Cannot Verify Drone Strike Casualty Figures VOA 24 Jul 2013 -- Pakistani officials say they cannot verify new casualty figures from drone strikes in a Pakistani government report that was leaked to a British media outlet this week. The report says as many as one fifth of those killed in CIA-directed drone attacks in the country's northwest were civilians.
  • Dempsey Thanks Poles for Afghan Help, Urges Continued Support AFPS 24 Jul 2013 -- Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey today thanked the Polish Armed Forces for their friendship and support in Afghanistan and said he hopes the Polish military will continue its work in the country after 2014 as part of Operation Resolute Support.

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  • 24 July 2013 - Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General United Nations 24 Jul 2013
  • 11 dead in two days of clashes in Egypt Iran Press TV 24 Jul 2013 -- At least 11 people have been killed in two days of clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Press TV reports.
  • Deadly violence continues unabated in Egypt Iran Press TV 24 Jul 2013 -- Violent clashes between the supporters and opponents of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi continue in Cairo, with the death toll rising as a result.
  • Egypt's General al-Sisi calls for nationwide protest on July 26 Iran Press TV 24 Jul 2013 -- Egypt's Armed Forces Chief General Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has called on people across the North African country to pour into the streets on July 26 to show solidarity with the interim government.
  • Egyptian Army Chief Urges Protests VOA 24 Jul 2013 -- Egypt's Defense Minister Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has urged Egyptians to turn out Friday to denounce what he called 'violence and terrorism,' and to authorize the army and police to deal with it. He also insisted there is 'no going back' on Egypt's political 'road map' which he vowed would end in free and fair elections.
  • North Korea Faces Worsening Flood Crisis, 13 Killed VOA 24 Jul 2013 -- North Korea is struggling to cope with a worsening flood crisis that has killed at least 13 people and damaged thousands of homes in the past week.
  • Lawyer: Snowden Not Allowed To Leave Moscow Airport RFE/RL 24 Jul 2013 -- The lawyer advising Edward Snowden says the former U.S. intelligence contractor does not have a document that would allow him to leave the transit area of a Moscow airport where he has been holed up for a month.
  • Snowden to Stay in Airport - Lawyer RIA Novosti 24 Jul 2013 -- Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden will stay in the Moscow airport that has been his home for over a month now for the immediate future, a lawyer helping with his asylum bid said Wednesday.
  • US Clarifying Snowden Status With Russia - White House RIA Novosti 24 Jul 2013 -- The United States is inquiring with Russian authorities about the status of fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden amid a flurry of contradictory reports about his plans to leave the transit zone of the Moscow airport where he has reportedly been holed up for a month, the White House said Wednesday.
  • China starts 5-year ban on new govt buildings Global Times 24 Jul 2013 -- China's central authorities on Tuesday introduced a five-year ban on the construction of new government buildings as part of an ongoing frugality campaign.
  • Japan's Fukushima operator confirms nuclear reactors 'leaking to ocean' Iran Press TV 24 Jul 2013 -- The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has admitted for the first time that the site's reactors are leaking highly contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean.
  • Lebanon Unhappy With Hezbollah Blacklisting VOA 24 Jul 2013 -- The European Union now considers much of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement a terrorist organization and that is complicating efforts to form a new government in Beirut, according to Lebanese officials.

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