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11 July 2015 Military News

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  • Coalition Airstrikes Target ISIL Units in Iraq, Syria AFPS 11 Jul 2015 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • Airstrikes Destroy ISIL Positions in Iraq, Syria AFPS 11 Jul 2015 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
  • Powerful bombing in southern Afghanistan kills 3 Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- A powerful bomb blast has hit a school in southern Afghanistan amid a new surge in Taliban-led attacks across the war-ravaged country, Press TV reports.
  • Afghan troops kill, injure 358 militants: Ministry Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- Afghanistan's Defense Ministry has announced that its armed forces killed or wounded 358 militants in their latest military operations in multiple areas of the war-ravaged nation.
  • Head of IS in Afghanistan Killed VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- The head of the so-called Islamic State group in Afghanistan, Hafiz Saeed Khan, has been killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

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News Reports

  • Some key issues 'resolved' in Iran nuclear talks: Kerry ISNA 11 Jul 2015 -- US US Secretary of State John Kerry said progress has been made in intense negotiations between Iran and the G5+1 group of countries on Tehran's nuclear energy program.
  • Deadlock Persists at Iran Nuclear Talks VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- The United States and Iran struggled Saturday to break a deadlock that has prevented the major powers involved in reaching a historic deal that would bring sanctions relief for Tehran in exchange for curbs on its atomic program.
  • Fair nuclear deal to boost global security, peace: Iran official Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- A senior Iranian official says a possible "fair and comprehensive" deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries on Tehran's nuclear program will strengthen regional and international peace and security.
  • Analyst: Ending Iran Sanctions Could Push Down Oil Prices VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- Iran's economy has been hammered by a series of sanctions that have pushed it into recession, slashed the value of its currency, sparked soaring inflation, and hurt its oil sector.
  • Burundi Presidential Election Postponed VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- Burundi's presidential election has been postponed by nearly a week after United Nations and African officials warned the vote could spark more violence in the already tense country.
  • Burundian president postpones presidential polls to July 21 Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- Burundi's presidential office has announced the postponement of the West African nation's upcoming presidential election to July 21, almost a week after the date originally set for the event.
  • ISIL claims attack on Italy's consulate in Egypt Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- The Takfiri ISIL terrorist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on Italy's consulate in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo.
  • Psychologists secretly aided US torture program: Report Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- A large number of US psychologists could be charged over their alleged involvement in the CIA torture program after the September 11, 2001 attacks, a report says.
  • Report: US Psychologists Colluded With Torture Program VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- The top U.S. psychology association has apologized for the group's collusion with the U.S. Defense Department and the CIA to issue guidelines that supported torture, including waterboarding and sleep deprivation, following the September 11 terrorist attacks on the country 14 years ago.
  • US, EU Condemn Thailand's Deportation of Uighurs VOA 11 Jul 2015 -- The European Union has joined the United States in condemning Thailand's forced deportation of more than 100 ethnic Uighurs to China, where they could face harsh treatment and a lack of due process.
  • HRW slams Thailand for separating Uighur families Press TV 11 Jul 2015 -- Human Rights Watch has accused the Thai government of forcibly separating Uighur families when it came to deportation of the Muslim minority to China.
  • Greece Clears Key Hurdles On Way To New EU Bailout RFE/RL 11 Jul 2015 -- Greece cleared two hurdles July 11 on its way to getting another European bailout: it won tentative approval for a sweeping budget reform plan from top European lenders while Greece's own parliament resoundingly endorsed the plan.
  • India, Pakistan Hail Shanghai Group As New Economic Axis RFE/RL 11 Jul 2015 -- India and Pakistan, the newest prospective members of a growing economic club formed by Russia and China in the Eurasian region, have hailed the emergence of an economic axis not centered around the West.



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