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Nikki Haley: ‘Get Iran and Their Proxies Out’ of Syria

America’s United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters Wednesday that, while she supported peace talks for all sides of the Syrian civil war, the United States believed it imperative to “get Iran and their proxies” out of the country to maintain longstanding peace.

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Iran Requests 950 tons of Uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran’s nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had requested to buy 950 tons of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan over the next three years to help develop its civil reactor program.

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Syria Peace Talks Begin in Kazakhstan Without a U.S. Delegation

The Syrian peace talks brokered by Russia, Turkey, and Iran have begun in Kazakhstan. The United States does not have a delegation at the talks, although the Kazakh government did send an invitation, with the support of Russia and Turkey (but most definitely not Iran).

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Syria Peace Talks Make Rocky Start

Syria rebels began peace talks with the war-torn country’s government Monday in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana, but refused to negotiate face-to-face in the first session.

In this handout from the Israeli GPO, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks up to his aircraft as he departs to Romania on July 6, 2011 in an unspecified city in, Israel. Netanyahu will meet with Romania's President Traian Basescu and Prime Minister Emil Boc. (Photo by Moshe Milner/GPO via …

Netanyahu on Rare Visit to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan

In an effort to reach out to moderate Muslim countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is slated Tuesday morning to take off for a historic two-day visit to Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan. He will thus become the first sitting Israeli prime minister to visit the region in almost 25 years of diplomatic relations between Jerusalem and the former Soviet Republics of Central Asia.