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Nuclear watchdog says Iran following deal terms

by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/31/18, 11:29 am

International regulators declared Iran in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal in a confidential report released to UN member states Thursday. The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran has remained within key limitations of the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the deal in May. The remaining signatories—Germany, Britain, France, Russia, and China—continue to work to keep the agreement in place.

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ISIS reemerging in Iraq

International | Pentagon warns of the terror group’s attempt to rebuild its physical caliphate
by Mindy Belz
Posted 8/20/18, 02:32 pm

IRAQ: Over the weekend, Iraq media reported that more than 100 ISIS vehicles were seen between Kirkuk and Mosul, just after the Pentagon warned on Friday that ISIS “is well-positioned to rebuild and work on enabling its physical caliphate to reemerge.”

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Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 8/18/18, 11:05 am

Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs in Ghana who rose through the ranks of the United Nations to become the first black African secretary-general, has died of an unspecified illness. He was 80.

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