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31 January 2016 Military News

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  • Military Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 31 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.

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News Reports

  • AU Summit Ends Without Burundi Action VOA 31 Jan 2016 -- The African Union wrapped up its heads of state summit Sunday, without a decisive action on Burundi.
  • Crisis-torn Burundi's leaders should pursue dialogue, listen to concerns of their people - UN chief UN News 31 Jan 2016 -- The Government and people of Burundi should resolve the country's months-long political crisis through inclusive dialogue, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he wrapped up three days of wide-ranging meetings with African Union (AU) leaders today, warning that the deteriorating situation in Burundi is "a source of great concern, not only in the region, but in the continent and the world."
  • US Lawmakers Keep Focus on Iran Nuclear Pact VOA 31 Jan 2016 -- While politically minded Americans focus on Iowa's presidential caucuses, many of their representatives in Congress continue to speak out on the international nuclear accord with Iran. The pact remains a lightning rod for controversy on Capitol Hill, where sharp differences persist on its merits, limitations, and impact on the Middle East and beyond.
  • Iran to construct new power plants in Bushehr soon: Salehi ISNA 31 Jan 2016 -- Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the Islamic Republic is set to begin the construction of two more nuclear power plants in the southern city of Bushehr soon.
  • Uganda General Opposed to Museveni Arrested VOA 31 Jan 2016 -- A military general who opposes Uganda's longtime president has been arrested, according to his lawyer.
  • Saudi Arabia detains over 30 'terror' suspects Press TV 31 Jan 2016 -- Saudi authorities have rounded up more than 30 'terror' suspects, including nine American citizens, from different parts of the country over the past days.
  • Ban urges world to support Ethiopia's efforts to battle worst drought in 30 years UN News 31 Jan 2016 -- The international community must stand with the people of Ethiopia in their time of need, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, urging donors gathered in Addis Ababa to step up assistance to the drought-hit country, which is battling the effects of one of the most powerful El Niño events in recorded history, made worse by the impact of climate change.
  • US Announces $97 Million for Ethiopia Drought, Famine Relief VOA 31 Jan 2016 -- The United States aid agency has announced $97 million in emergency assistance for Ethiopia to help address the 'ongoing humanitarian crisis resulting from the impacts of the El Niño phenomenon.'



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