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01 May 2016 Military News

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  • Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq AFPS 01 May 2016 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

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  • Iraqi protesters temporarily end demo, leave Green Zone Press TV 01 May 2016 -- Iraqi protesters have temporarily ended their demonstrations in the government complex of Green Zone and began leaving the area.
  • Baghdad Teetering on Edge as Iraq Plunges Into Political Chaos VOA 01 May 2016 -- Baghdad teetered on the edge of political chaos Sunday. The city is in a state of emergency, protesters have occupied parts of the once-secure International Zone (IZ), lawmakers have run away and the military is on high alert.
  • Moqtada al-Sadr Resumes High-Profile Role in Iraqi Political Cauldron VOA 01 May 2016 -- Iraqi firebrand Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose followers stormed Baghdad's heavily fortified International Zone Saturday to shut down parliament, has in recent months mounted an increasingly visible campaign to pressure the government to move forward with promised reforms.
  • Iran will retake its money from US: Velayati IRNA 01 May 2016 -- Head of Expediency Council Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati said on Sunday that the Americans will not be able to swindle Iran out of the two billion dollars it has blockaded and Iran will retake its money.
  • Iran takes place of Canada to sell heavy water in US ISNA 01 May 2016 -- The Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said that the sale of heavy water in the US allows Iran to take the place of Canadian companies.
  • Minju Joson Urges U.S. to Seriously Heed DPRK's Warning KCNA 01 May 2016 -- The Western world is very stunned by the DPRK's entry into the flight test of submarine-launched ballistic rocket in less than a year since the announcement of its underwater test-fire in May last year, saying in unison this proves that the DPRK's warning to turn the U.S. mainland into debris is not just joke.
  • China Calls to Consider North Korean Proposal on Nuclear Program Sputnik 01 May 2016 -- The Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations Liu Jieyi has called for consideration of the North Korean proposal to stop its nuclear testing program in exchange of cessation of joint military exercises by the US and South Korea.
  • Nazarbaev Warns Of Ukraine-Style Turmoil As Kazakh Land Protests Spread RFE/RL 01 May 2016 -- Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has evoked the Ukraine conflict as protests continued over the Central Asian government's decision to privatize large tracts of state-owned agricultural land.
  • CIA Chief: 'No Evidence' of Saudi Backing of 9/11 Attacks VOA 01 May 2016 -- U.S. intelligence chief John Brennan says there is "no evidence" indicating that Saudi Arabia gave backing to al-Qaida for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York and Washington.
  • Islamic State Claims Killing of Hindu in Bangladesh VOA 01 May 2016 -- A Bangladeshi newspaper reports three people have been detained in connection with the hacking death of a 50-year-old Hindu tailor.
  • Taiwanese suspects sent to China undermines Taiwan: premier-designate CNA 01 May 2016 -- The two sides of the Taiwan Strait need more comprehensive communication on joint crime-fighting efforts, since the recent incidents of Taiwanese fraud suspects being sent to China by a third country undermine Taiwan's judicial power, Premier-designate Lin Chuan (林全) said Sunday.
  • Taiwan welcomes Beijing's invitation over telecom fraud cases CNA 01 May 2016 -- The Cabinet expressed welcome Sunday for China's invitation of a delegation to the mainland for talks concerning Taiwanese nationals detained there, after 32 Taiwanese fraud suspects were deported from Malaysia to China the previous day.

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