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Israeli military chief wants closer Saudi ties as Iran tensions rise

Israel
Guardian - Israel’s military chief has given an “unprecedented” interview to a Saudi newspaper underlining the ways in which the two countries could unite to counter Iran’s influence in the region.

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Iranian-Turkish Relations Deepen with Shared Regional Goals

Turkey
VOA — 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to attend a summit with Iranian and Russian leaders to discuss Syria.

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Turkey Inquires About Man Awaiting Trial In U.S. Iran Sanctions Case

Turkey

RFL/RE - Turkey has sent a diplomatic note to U.S. authorities inquiring about Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab, who is awaiting trial in the United States this month on charges of evading U.S. sanctions on Iran, Turkey's Foreign Ministry says.

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Solidarity, survival and sorrow mingle after Iran earthquake

EarthQuake
NBC — Karim and Fouzieh Yari were entertaining guests in their living room when disaster struck.

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Report: Britain preparing to transfer $527 million to Iran

UK
Al-Arabia -Britain is preparing to transfer over 400 million pounds ($527 million) to Iran as it seeks the release of a jailed Iranian-British aid worker, The Telegraph newspaper reported, citing unidentified British sources.

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