Middle East/North Africa

Wednesday’s global agenda: US talks Syria in Turkey

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{mosads}Western intelligence officials say Iran‘s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has personally ordered the elite Quds Force to attack Western targets in retaliation for the West’s efforts to overthrow Iranian ally Bashar Assad of Syria, reports The Telegraph.

The Obama administration is hamstrung in Syria because any intervention could make the situation worse, writes The New York Times.

Egypt has asked for a $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund. [Reuters]

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