Residents of Baghdad who aren't happy with Saddam Hussein's regime are trying to take down a monument to the Iraqi president on Freedom Square. Euronews reported that late Wednesday a group of protestors had hung a noose around the neck of the monumental image of Hussein. They are also trying to destroy the monument with axes and sledge-hammers. Besides that, residents of Bagdad are ripping up packets with the image of Hussein, reported Euronews.
Representatives from the White House say that today there is a sufficiently high amount of opposition attitude among the people who are welcoming the coalition forces and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Moreover, the Pentagon says that it is working with no fewer than six different opposition groups including Kurdish and Shiite groups.
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