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07 May 2016 Military News

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Defense Policy / Programs
Defense Industry
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News Reports

Current Operations

  • Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 07 May 2016 -- U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

Defense Policy / Programs

  • MCAS Yuma Welcomes K-MAX USMC News 07 May 2016 -- The Marine Corps' first two Kaman K-MAX Helicopters arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. May 7, 2016.
  • Taiwan to start upgrade of F-16 fighters early next year: AIDC CNA 07 May 2016 -- An upgrade of Taiwan's fleet of F-16 fighter planes will begin in early 2017, shortly after the completion of a hangar that is being built for that purpose, according to the Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. (漢翔, AIDC).
  • Iran sees no limits to holding military drills: Dehqan Press TV 07 May 2016 -- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic sees no limits to holding military maneuvers in its territorial waters in the Persia

Defense Industry

Other Conflicts

  • China has sound reasons to reject South China Sea arbitration People's Daily 07 May 2016 -- The Philippines' unilateral attempt at arbitration over South China Sea disputes is not a real attempt to find a solution, but pursuit of selfish gains in the name of "rule of law."
  • Iran Admits Heavy Casualties In Syria RFE/RL 07 May 2016 -- Tehran says several of its soldiers have been killed in fighting near Aleppo, in what could be one of Iran's biggest losses in Syria since deploying forces to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Nigeria Military Intensifies Efforts to Rescue Civilians Abducted By Boko Haram VOA 07 May 2016 -- The Nigerian military has launched a military offensive aimed at putting pressure on the Islamist militant group Boko Haram as well as rescue unarmed civilians kidnapped by the militants, according to military spokesman Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman.

News Reports

  • Second-day Sitting of Seventh Congress of WPK Held KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The second-day sitting of the Seventh Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) took place on Saturday.
  • Kim Jong Un Refers to Achievements Made in Strengthening Party KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un in a report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress referred to the achievements in strengthening the party and in the party work and tasks.
  • Kim Jong Un Calls for Global Independence KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un, in his report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress, clarified that the WPK would work hard for the victorious cause of global independence.
  • Kim Jong Un on WPK's Tasks for National Reunification KCNA 07 May 2016 -- In his report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress, the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un stressed that to achieve the reunification of Korea is an important and urgent task facing the WPK responsible for the destiny of the country and the nation.
  • Kim Jong Un Sets Forth Tasks for Completing Socialist Cause KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un in a report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress set forth the tasks for completing the socialist cause.
  • Kim Jong Un Reviews Successes Made by WPK in Period under Review KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un in a report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress said that the period since the 6th Congress of the WPK was the one of the unprecedentedly grim struggle in its long history and years of glorious victory which witnessed great changes.
  • Press Review KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The DPRK leading newspapers Saturday carry news of the Seventh Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).
  • Kim Jong Un Makes Report on Work of WPK Central Committee at Its 7th Congress KCNA 07 May 2016 -- The respected Comrade Kim Jong Un made a report on the review of the work of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at its 7th Congress.
  • 'North Korea may be preparing for another nuclear test Press TV 07 May 2016 -- A US think tank, using satellite imagery, says North Korea may be preparing to conduct a fifth nuclear test in the near future.
  • Zarif: Supreme Leader plays pivotal role in foreign policy IRNA 07 May 2016 -- Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Saturday that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei plays a pivotal role in shaping Iran's foreign policy.
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  • Saudi king Salman sacks ministers in major cabinet rejig Press TV 07 May 2016 -- Saudi King Salman announced a series of changes in the government on Saturday, sacking some ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle.
  • Erdogan accuses EU of 'sidelining democracy' in terror fight Press TV 07 May 2016 -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again criticized the European Union for pressing his country to change terror laws, saying the EU is "sidelining democracy" in its own anti-terror campaign.
  • Erdogan urges vote on presidential system Press TV 07 May 2016 -- Hot on the heels of Prime Minister and longtime henchman Ahmet Davutoglu's resignation, Turkey's president has urged the holding of a national referendum on the introduction of a presidential system to replace the current parliamentary one in the country.
  • Kazakh Police Preempt Land Protests With Arrests RFE/RL 07 May 2016 -- Kazakh police have arrested about two dozen people in Almaty in an apparent effort to preempt new protests urging the government not to pursue large-scale farmland privatization.



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