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09 January 2016 Military News

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  • Strikes Hit ISIL in Syria, Iraq AFPS 09 Jan 2016 -- 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.
  • Four-party Talks on Afghan Peace Process Set for Monday VOA 09 Jan 2016 -- Pakistan is set to host four-way talks Monday on reviving the Afghan peace process. The talks will include Afghanistan, China and the United States.

Defense Policy / Programs

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Supreme Leader says country facing vast enemy front IRNA 09 Jan 2016 -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran was now facing a vast front of enemies which included the Zionist regime and the US government.
  • Leader warns of enemy attempts to harm Iran Press TV 09 Jan 2016 -- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies have left no stone unturned over the past decades to destroy Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution.
  • Iran been patient so far vis-à-vis negative Saudi acts: Zarif Press TV 09 Jan 2016 -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has so far exercised patience with regard to negative measures adopted by Saudi Arabia as Riyadh steps up its hostile policies against Tehran.
  • Gulf States Condemn Iranian Interference In Saudi Affairs RFE/RL 09 Jan 2016 -- The Sunni Arab monarchies of the Persian Gulf have expressed support for Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic row with Iran, condemning what they described as Iranian interference in Riyadh's internal affairs.
  • Arab Gulf States May Take New Steps Against Iran Sputnik 09 Jan 2016 -- According to the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Arab states of the Persian Gulf will take additional measures against Iran.
  • Riyadh must choose between hate-mongering and stability: Zarif ISNA 09 Jan 2016 -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saudi Arabia has to make 'a crucial choice' to either promote "sectarian hate-mongering' by its continued support for extremist groups or promote regional stability.
  • Seoul broadcasts pushing Korea to brink of war: Pyongyang Press TV 09 Jan 2016 -- North Korea has warned that the South's resumption of anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border could push the Korean Peninsula to "the brink of war."
  • Iraq's premier vows to stamp out corruption in 2016 Press TV 09 Jan 2016 -- Iraq's prime minister says his administration will not relent in its determination to battle and eradicate corruption in 2016.
  • Mexico Sends Escaped Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Back to Prison VOA 09 Jan 2016 -- Fugitive Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been sent back to the Altiplano prison, after being recaptured some seven months after he escaped from the facility.
  • Attack Near Cairo Kills 2 Egyptian Officers VOA 09 Jan 2016 -- An Egyptian affiliate of the extremist Islamic State group says it carried out an armed attack Saturday that killed two members of security forces on their way to work on the outskirts of Cairo. The gunmen targeted a car carrying a police officer and a soldier in Egypt's Giza province. In a separate attack earlier, on Friday evening, knife-wielding militants stabbed three tourists dining at a hotel in a Red Sea resort.
  • Nepal: UN political chief encourages dialogue among leaders to overcome differences on constitution UN News 09 Jan 2016 -- Expressing deep concern about current developments adversely affecting Nepal's humanitarian situation, economic performance and reconstruction efforts, the top United Nations political official today encouraged the country's leaders to overcome their differences on constitutional arrangements through inclusive dialogue and parliamentary process.

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