The Frontlines Weekly Update Part 1 (JUL 18-24, 2011)

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The Frontlines of Iraq

Iraqi security forces have smashed an Al-Qaeda network in Iraq allegedly responsible for hundreds of killings in Baghdad, a senior police official said on Sunday.” Interior Ministry forces dismantled (an) Al-Qaeda network that was responsible for more than 100 murders of policemen, soldiers, judges, officials and jewelers in Baghdad,” the official said, asking not to be named because he is not authorized to speak to the media.The war in Iraq has claimed 44 American lives in 2011 thus far and a total of 4,474 for the entirety of the war. Source: www.icasualties.org

Full Story Location http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=47303

 

The Frontlines of Afghanistan

An 8 year-old boy was hanged by militants in Afghanistan’s Helmand province after the boy’s father — a police officer in the southern city of Gereshk — refused to comply with militants’ demands to provide them with a police vehicle, officials said. Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned the hanging, saying “this action is not permitted in any culture or any religions,” according to a statement Sunday, which provided details of the incident. The war in Afghanistan has claimed 234 American lives in 2011 thus far and a total of 1,680 for the entirety of the war. Source: www.icasualties.org

Full Story Location http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/07

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