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17th September 2014 - Bloomberg News

Iran Nuclear Haggling Resumes in New York as Deadline Nears

Diplomats seeking to inject momentum into negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program will meet this week in New York with the November deadline for a permanent accord looming.

17th September 2014 - The New York Times

U.S. Army Chief Says Ground Troops Will Be Needed Against ISIS

The United States general who beat back Islamic extremists in Iraq in 2007 suggested on Wednesday that the battle against Islamic State jihadis would only succeed with the use of ground forces.

17th September 2014 - Reuters

Emir Assures Merkel Qatar Doesn’t Fund Extremists in Syria, Iraq

Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani assured the West on Wednesday that it was not aiding Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, telling Germany that his own country's security was jeopardised by the militants.

17th September 2014 - The Wall Street Journal

Syrian Regime Intensifies Attacks on Rebels in Damascus Suburbs

Syrian warplanes bombarded rebel-held areas near the capital Damascus and in the center and north of the country on Wednesday, the latest round of attacks in an intensified campaign of airstrikes that began a week ago.

17th September 2014 - The Washington Post

Ukrainian President Poroshenko Will Visit White House, Congress to Seek More Aid

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will arrive in Washington on Thursday with a simple request: more economic and military aid for a nation that is reeling from an insurgency in the east.