Aug
25

Beyond Libya: News reports from continuing conflicts

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While the world focuses on Libya this week, War News Radio is also continuing to monitor reports from other conflicts around the globe:

TUKISH ATTACKS ON IRAQI KURSIDTAN
Al Sadr renounces attack on Iraqi territories
http://www.alsumaria.tv/en/Iraq-News/1-67867-Al-Sadr-renounces-attack-on-Iraqi-territories.html
US Gives Turkey Go Ahead To Continue Deadly Air Strikes in Iraq
http://original.antiwar.com/updates/2011/08/23/us-gives-turkey-go-ahead-to-continue-deadly-air-strikes-in-iraq/
Turkey says NATO campaign to continue
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/08/20118231138419443.html
Kurdistan Parliament criticizes US for not protecting Iraq borders
http://www.alsumaria.tv/en/Iraq-News/1-67835-Kurdistan-Parliament-criticizes-US-for-not-protecting-Iraq-borders.html
Turkey Exacts a Toll on Kurdish Separatists
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/world/europe/24turkey.html?_r=3
Turkey continues bombing of Kurdish rebels
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/europe/2011/08/201181954124611524.html

UNREST IN SYRIAIraq Adopts Iran’s Backing of Assad
http://www.juancole.com/2011/08/iraq-adopts-irans-backing-of-assad.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+juancole%2Fymbn+%28Informed+Comment%29
Syrian opposition moves towards setting up national council
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/23/syrian-opposition-national-council
Syria unrest: US and Europe push for UN sanctions
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14645641

GAZA-ISRAEL CONFLICT
Gaza-Israel violence continues despite truce
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2011/08/201182123329239334.html
Israel rocket attacks: ‘how do you know which way to go?’
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/21/rocket-attacks-israel-yossi-shushan

SUDAN CEASEFIRE
Sudan president announces ceasefire in S.Kordofan
http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditiesNews/idAFL5E7JN10B20110823
South Sudan attacks ‘leave 600 dead’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-14595368#TWEET8923

FIGHTING IN SOMALIA
Fighting and cholera plague Somali hospitals
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/08/2011817152828175929.html

KASHMIR CLASH
Deadly clash in Kashmir
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/08/2011820111837725671.html
12 militants killed in Kashmir border clash: Army
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/20/idINIndia-58883020110820

IRAQ
Iraq Militants Say Violence Is to Avenge Bin Laden
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/21/world/middleeast/21iraq.html?_r=2
17 Iraqis Killed, 49 Wounded As Violence in Diyala Province Reignites
http://original.antiwar.com/updates/2011/08/24/17-iraqis-killed-49-wounded-as-violence-in-diyala-province-reignites/
Basra Province citizens concerned over Kuwaiti behaviors
http://www.alsumaria.tv/en/Iraq-News/1-67807-Basra-Province-citizens-concerned-over-Kuwaiti-behaviors.html

AFGHANISTAN
At Least Nine Dead In Attack On British Cultural Center In Kabul
http://www.rferl.org/content/taliban_claims_attack_independence_day_uk_compound_kabul/24301530.html

PAKISTAN
Gunmen On Motorbikes Torch 19 NATO Fuel Tankers In SW Pakistan
http://www.rferl.org/content/pakistan_gunmen_torch_nato_tankers/24304573.html
Pakistani Rights Group Says Violence Against Women Increasing
http://www.rferl.org/content/pakistan_rights_group_violence_against_women/24301208.html

POLICY
US troops may stay in Afghanistan until 2024
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/8712701/US-troops-may-stay-in-Afghanistan-until-2024.html
Counting the cost of the 9/11 wars
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/22/9-11-wars-war-on-terror

HIKERS
US hikers jailed in Iran for spying to appeal against sentence
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/21/appeal-hikers-iran-jailed-spying

TROOPS
Soldiers and suicide
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/aug/17/us-military-suicide

US
With CIA help, NYPD moves covertly in Muslim areas
http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_16026/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=pWphudFP

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