- Norwegian Major General Robert Mood tells the UN Security Council his monitors have been targeted several times in recent weeks in Syria.
- Michael Eisenstadt, a Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, tells VOA just having Iran in nuclear talks, like those in Moscow, may be a good thing for now.
- The drama unfolding in Egypt between the military and Islamists following the presidential election is closely watched by Egypt’s neighbors in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
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