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28 February 2016 Military News

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  • Coalition Strikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 28 Feb 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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  • Leader thanks nation over elections turnout Press TV 28 Feb 2016 -- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has thanked the Iranian nation for its massive participation in the country's recent twin elections.
  • Khamenei Praises Iran Vote, Urges Focus on National Interests VOA 28 Feb 2016 -- Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on those elected to parliament and the important Assembly of Experts to act in the interests of Iran and stand against the influence of outsiders.
  • Reformists Make Gains In Iranian Elections RFE/RL 28 Feb 2016 -- Allies of Iran's self-styled moderate President Hassan Rohani have made significant gains in the parliamentary elections, winning all 30 of Tehran's contested seats in parliament, according to the latest results.
  • Iran's Supreme Successors RFE/RL 28 Feb 2016 -- The succession question in Iran has come to the fore recently with the election of a new Assembly of Experts, the 88-member chamber of (male) theologians who pick and nominally oversee the work of the country's supreme leader. Speculation mounted about potential successors to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei after the 76-year-old ayatollah underwent prostate surgery in 2014, and rumors about his health continue to circulate.
  • Lebanon will offer no apology to Saudi Arabia: Hezbollah Press TV 28 Feb 2016 -- A senior member of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement has slammed the Saudi regime's plot to plunge the country into an "internal strife," saying Lebanon will not apologize for speaking the "word of truth."



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