Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

US-Iraq contacts

Jan 5 2016
Iraqi prime minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi met on Tuesday with US Senator Jack Reed, a member of the Armed Services Committee in the US Senate, and his accompanying delegation.

During the meeting they discussed the war on Daesh terrorist gangs and victories achieved in Ramadi, and the situation in the region in addition to the challenges faced by Iraq in various fields.

UK | US admits Bashar al-Assad will outlast Barack Obama

Leaked adminstration document says Syrian president will not step down before at least March 2017 – more than five years after Mr Obama called for him to leave

The US government privately accepts that Bashar Assad will still be in power when Barack Obama leaves the White House, according to a leaked internal document.

China | China’s stock markets halted for day as shares tumble 7 pct

SHENYANG, Jan. 7, 2016 (Xinhua) — An investor looks through stock information at a trading hall of a securities firm in Shenyang, capital of northeast China’s Liaoning Province, Jan. 7, 2016. Trading was halted for the day on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock markets Thursday morning after shares tumbled over 7 percent as the circuit breaker mechanism was triggered. (Xinhua/Yang Qing)

North Korea has hydrogen bomb

Yesterday North Korea announced it has made of a successful hydrogen bomb test. But some Western analyzers expressed their doubt. They have no clear evidence that it was hydrogen bomb exactly, it may be atomic bomb test. Anyway this news alarmed many governments especially North Korea neighbours and the USA.