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Updated July 15, 2021 - 9:00 PM EDT
US Denies Iraq Troop Withdrawal Was Discussed
Iran Won't Resume Talks Until Pres. Takes Office
  Rouhani: Iran Could Enrich Uranium to 90% if Needed
  Gantz Says Israel Must Expand 'Force Build-Up' Against Iran
  US Says Iran Nuclear Talks Will Continue
US Deputy SecState Won't Visit China on Asia Trip
  US Navy Surveillance Ships in Constant Presence in South China Sea
  US Promoting Indo-Pacific Initiative To Contain Russia and China
  US Senate Passes Bill to Ban All Products From China's Xinjiang
  US Businesses in Hong Kong Say Biden Taking the Wrong Approach
Yemen Govt: Separatists Not Meeting Commitments
  UK Arms Sales to Saudis Three Times Higher Than Previously Thought
NATO Excluded Belarus, Russia From 32-Nation Meeting
  NATO’s Activities Near Border Pose Nuclear Threat to Russia: Official
  NATO Reassigns Luftwaffe's Red Baron to Eastern Front
  NATO's 800-Mile Border in South America
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