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09 August 2015 Military News

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  • US deploying warplanes in Turkey to fight ISIL in Syria Press TV 09 Aug 2015 -- The US Air Force has deployed a fleet of six F-16 fighter jets in a military base in Turkey in order to fight the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, according to the US mission to NATO.
  • Aviano F-16s deploy to Turkey AFNS 09 Aug 2015 -- The U.S. Air Force deployed a small detachment -- six F-16 Fighting Falcons, support equipment and about 300 personnel -- to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • US Deploys Six F-16 Jets to Turkey as Part of Anti-ISIL Campaign Sputnik 09 Aug 2015 -- The US Air Force is deploying six of its F-16 fighter jets to the southern Turkish base of Incirlik for its ongoing campaign against the Islamic State jihadist group, the US Mission to NATO announced Sunday.
  • US Sends F-16s to Turkish Air Base for Anti-IS Efforts VOA 09 Aug 2015 -- The US military said it has deployed F-16 fighter jets to a Turkish air field, as coalition air strikes continue against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
  • Coalition Continues Anti-ISIL Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq AFPS 09 Aug 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.
  • 12 killed in US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan Press TV 09 Aug 2015 -- At least a dozen people have lost their lives in a strike carried out by a US unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar.
  • 22 Killed In Taliban Attack In Kunduz RFE/RL 09 Aug 2015 -- Afghan police say at least 22 people were killed in the northern province of Kunduz on August 8 when a Taliban suicide bomber drove a vehicle loaded with explosives into a group of pro-government militia and detonated it.
  • Security Council deplores latest terrorist attacks in Afghan capital UN News 09 Aug 2015 -- The United Nations Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned the series of terrorist attacks that have taken place in the Afghan capital, Kabul, since last Thursday and resulted in hundreds of casualties and at least 70 deaths, including children.
  • Taliban Claims Responsibility for Suicide Bombing VOA 09 Aug 2015 -- The Taliban has claimed responsibility for another deadly suicide car bombing in Afghanistan, a day after a series of terrorist blasts killed more than 50 in and near Kabul.

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  • JCPOA balanced, victory for both sides: Iran FM Press TV 09 Aug 2015 -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran's nuclear agreement with six world powers is a 'balanced' deal satisfying both parties to the accord.
  • Iran top cmdr. supports JCPOA, UNSC resolution Press TV 09 Aug 2015 -- A top Iranian military official has enumerated over a dozen positive points of the nuclear conclusion reached between Iran and the P5+1, and the related UN Security Council (UNSC) Resolution 2231, despite voicing concerns about possible "misinterpretations."
  • Obama Brushes Off Attacks on Iran Deal VOA 09 Aug 2015 -- U.S. President Barack Obama is brushing off taunts from Iran and political complaints in the United States about the deal to restrain Tehran's nuclear program.
  • Iraqi PM Proposes Major Reforms In Response To Protests RFE/RL 09 Aug 2015 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has proposed major governmental reform in response to a wave of massive protests in recent weeks.
  • Iraqi PM Proposes Cutting VP, Deputy PM Positions VOA 09 Aug 2015 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced what he called "sweeping" political reforms after a Cabinet meeting Sunday, in what is being billed as an attempt to stamp out corruption.
  • Commemorating Nagasaki bombing, Ban lauds efforts to achieve nuclear-weapon-free world UN News 09 Aug 2015 -- In a message commemorating the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to all those in the Japanese city and around the globe who are striving to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

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