Fighting is going on in the city of Al-Nassiriya, southern Iraq, between the troops of the country's government and the forces of the USA and Great Britain. The Iranian radio reports that on March 31st the US-British forces made an attempt to seize Al-Nassiriya, but were offered resistance by the Iraqi troops.
Witnesses report that the warring sides resumed the exchange of fire, which still continues.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary
The Central Bank of Turkey announced measures to protect the financial market of Turkey against the background of the collapse of the Turkish lira and conflict of interests with the United States of America