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France sought to revive its relations with Iran on July 29, inviting President Hassan Rouhani to visit Paris in November, in a gesture that swiftly follows this month's historic nuclear deal
KIEV - Reuters
Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service said on July 29, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia's annexation of Crimea last year.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
NATO was holding an emergency meeting at Turkey's request on July 28 to discuss Ankara's military campaign against ISIL and the outlawed PKK in Syria.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Iran's foreign minister moved July 28 to dismiss speculation that his country's nuclear deal with major powers could hit difficulties, saying he had "no concern or worry" about its implementation
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on July 27 denounced "aggressive statements" by Iran, intensifying the verbal sparring between the regional rivals following a global deal on Tehran's nuclear programme
ANKARA - Reuters
Iran and the European Union have agreed to start talks on issues including confronting terrorism, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a news conference with the EU's chief diplomat in Tehran on July 28
WASHINGTON - Anadolu Agency
The State Department on July 27 denied Turkey’s attacks on the outlawed PKK were linked to a mutual understanding with Washington
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
Australian public broadcaster SBS on July 28 defended a reality show where participants were shot at by ISIL militants in Syria as part of a trip retracing refugees' journeys, saying they had extensive security preparations.
SYDNEY - The Associated Press
An Australian man appeared in court July 28 on terror charges after police say he tried to join Kurdish-aligned forces battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Iraq
BRUSSELS - Associated Press
Turkey’s NATO partners has said they stand "in strong solidarity" with the nation, and that the security of the U.S.-led alliance is 'indivisible'
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Security experts and ministers gather in Madrid on July 27 for two days of UN-sponsored talks on how to stop radicals leaving their countries to join armed jihadist groups abroad.
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