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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Two incidents unfolded Tuesday, 28th July, to add to a string of violent events in Afghanistan in recent weeks. A bomb exploded in the southern region of Helmand, killing 8 Afghan security guards accompanying a NATO convoy and, in a separate...

By Record on Jul 31st, 2009

On 28 July 2009, UK troops in Iraq were relocated to Kuwait because of a mandate that would expire on 31 July 2009. ...

By Record on Jul 29th, 2009

On 15 July 2009, 48 hours after attacks on an oil docking jetty in Lagos, a truce was called between the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and the Nigerian government; about 12 hours after the truce was declared, MEND threatened...

By Record on Jul 15th, 2009

Although droughts are not rare in Iraq, officials in the nation have voiced particular concern over the deplorable condition of the Euphrates river and the water policies of neighboring countries, including Syria and Turkey, that they claim...

By Record on Jul 15th, 2009

On 9 July 2009, it was announced by Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani that the estimated 2 million Pakistanis displaced by the army’s offensive against the Taliban in Swat Valley will be allowed to return to their homes starting...

By Record on Jul 10th, 2009

About 23 Somalis, a large portion being civilians, were killed and over 50 were wounded in Mogadishu as a result of the most recent clash between government troops and insurgents. ...

By Record on Jul 8th, 2009