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30th October 2014 - Agence France-Press

Iran Wants Sanctions Lifted as Part of Nuclear Deal

Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted as part of a deal on its contested nuclear programme by a November deadline, a top official said Wednesday.

30th October 2014 - The New York Times

Israel Reopens Contested Holy Site in Jerusalem

Under heavy pressure and the threat of new Israeli-Palestinian strife, Israel announced on Thursday that it would reopen a contested holy site in the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday morning.

30th October 2014 - Reuters

Islamic State Fighters Kill 220 Iraqis from Tribe That Opposed Them

Islamic State militants executed at least 220 Iraqis in retaliation against a tribe's opposition to their takeover of territory west of Baghdad, security sources and witnesses said.

30th October 2014 - Reuters

Egypt Bans Pro-Mursi Pressure Group

Egypt on Thursday banned a pressure group that has pushed for the reinstatement of President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood.

30th October 2014 - VOA News

NATO Chief: Russia’s Actions in Ukraine ‘Challenge’ Security

NATO's new chief says the Euro-Atlantic alliance is facing "many challenges" from "many directions."