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UN Atomic Agency Confirms Iran Breach of Nuclear Deal, Could Enrich Up to 20% by Friday
The UN nuclear watchdog announced Friday that Iran had made good on its threat to enrich uranium above the prescribed limits of the 2015 nuclear accord.
Iran warns EU over nuclear commitments as deadline for further steps looms
Iran said on Monday it would further reduce its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal if European parties failed to shield Tehran’s economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States after Washington quit the accord last year.
Iran said hindering IAEA probe at alleged nuclear warehouse exposed by Netanyahu
Iran is obstructing a UN investigation into a site first identified by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last year as a secret nuclear warehouse used to store radioactive material, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday night.
Hurricane Dorian causes 'unprecedented' damage to Bahamas
The Bahamas were feeling the full force of Hurricane Dorian on Monday as the storm swept across the archipelago with 185mph winds, leading the prime minister of the islands to report that 'devastation is unprecedented'.
UK PM Johnson threatens election ahead of Brexit battle in parliament
Prime Minister Boris Johnson implicitly warned lawmakers on Monday that he would seek an election if they tied his hands on Brexit, ruling out ever countenancing a further delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union.
U.S. to withdraw 5,000 troops from Afghanistan, close bases
The United States would withdraw almost 5,000 troops from Afghanistan and close five bases within 135 days under a draft peace accord agreed with the Taliban, the chief U.S. negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad said on Monday.
Netanyahu, Trump said considering announcing plans for defense pact ahead of elections
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump are considering a grand presidential gesture on the US’s commitment to Israeli security in the coming days, including a possible statement on the two allies’ intent to enter into a defense pact, according to a report Monday.
TV: Israel was ready to destroy Hezbollah missile program if soldiers were hit
Israel was prepared for massive retaliation against Hezbollah’s precision missile system in Lebanon, and only opted against carrying out that plan because no Israeli soldiers were hurt in a Sunday cross-border attack by the terror group, according to a report Monday evening.
Inside the United States
Dorian evacuation orders hit Florida, Georgia, Carolinas
Mandatory evacuations hit coastal areas from Florida to the Carolinas on Monday as Hurricane Dorian was expected to graze Florida and possibly strike Cape Hatteras, N.C.
'Unprecedented': Calm upper atmosphere behind Hurricane Dorian's record stall out over Bahamas
Powerful Hurricane Dorian has been going nowhere because nothing high up is making it budge.
Saffron Flags Usher in Hindu Nationalist India Where Christians Are Not Free to Worship
Christians in India are becoming more hard-pressed to find places where they can worship freely.