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Kerry Cites Progress In Iran Nuclear Talks But Says Gaps Remain

The U.S. secretary of state said he would consult with President Obama on a way forward ahead of a July 20 deadline. Meanwhile, Iran is showing some flexibility on its nuclear program.
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Israel Resumes Airstrikes On Gaza, As Cease-Fire Chance Slips Away

Israel initially agreed to an Egyptian-brokered deal to stop hostilities, but leaders of Hamas did not support the plan.
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Hamas Has Yet To Agree To Cease-Fire Proposal

Steve Inskeep talks to Ehab El-Ghussain, deputy information minister for the Palestinian government.
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Air Raid Sirens Keep Israelis On High Alert

Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli author Etgar Keret about tensions on the streets of Tel Aviv during the current violence with Hamas, and what the difference is between peace and compromise.
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Hamas Mulls Egypt's Cease-Fire Proposal

Israel says it has accepted a cease-fire proposal put forward by Egypt to end hostilities with Hamas in the Gaza Strip. What's still not clear are the intentions of Hamas.
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U.S.-Trained Iraqi Army Failed To Stand Up To Insurgents

Steve Inskeep talks to retired Lt. Col. John Nagl, an author of the U.S. Army/Marine Corps Counterinsurgency Field Manual, about U.S. military strategy and policy during and after the Iraq war.
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Kurds May Have Oil To Export, But Buyers Are Harder To Find

Iraq's Kurdish region sits on vast amounts of oil. The regional government says it has the right to export the oil. But Baghdad is blocking those sales, saying only it has the right to sell Iraqi oil.
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Israeli-Gaza Conflict Squeezes Palestinian Leader On All Sides

The recent violence has increased stress and exposed rifts among Palestinians. Nearly everything Mahmoud Abbas does angers either moderates or hard-liners, making his position almost untenable.
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For Immigrant Children Crossing Border, Fears Meet Court Backlog

Audie Cornish talks with Michelle Abarca, a supervising attorney with the Americans for Immigrant Justice, on how the surge in unaccompanied children has impacted her organization.
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Israel Accepts Cease-Fire Proposal From Egypt

Israel's Security Cabinet has accepted Egypt's proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas in Gaza. Hamas has not yet formally accepted the plan.

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