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President Barack Obama speaks about the nuclear deal with Iran, Aug. 5, 2015, at American University in Washington.

Obama to Address American Jewish Groups on Iran Deal

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A view of the bodies of dead migrants that were recovered by the Libyan coastguard after a boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27, 2015.

Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libyan Coast, 200 Dead

Security officials said most of the migrants aboard the ship were from sub-Saharan Africa, Pakistan, Syria, Morocco and Bangladesh More

FILE - An image taken from video uploaded Aamaq News Agency, a YouTube channel which posts videos from areas under the Islamic State group's control, allegedly shows an IS fighter hanging a flag of the group in a street of Ramadi, Iraq.

US Teen Jailed for 11 Years for Supporting IS

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FILE - Representatives of Arab League countries are seen meeting at the group's headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

Arab League Delays Forming Joint Force

There seems to be agreement in principle, but delays grow out of continuing arguments about how to implement the project, analysts say More

FILE - Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Adam Szubin.

Senior US Official to Travel to Israel to Discuss Iran Deal

Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Adam Szubin to meet with senior Israeli officials More



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'His visit underscores the importance of the strategic partnership between the United States and Saudi Arabia,' says White House spokesman Thursday
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Islamic State Takes New Ground Near Turkish Border

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Presidential decree issued last week ordered PPC to be shut and its assets and property in West Bank city of Ramallah transferred to Information Ministry
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